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45 teachers welcomed home last Friday night

Radio & Television Tonga News 31/07/2017

The Minister of Education and Training – Hon. Penisimani Fifita and Chinese Ambassador to Tonga – H.E Wang Baodong warmly welcomed 45 Tongan teachers who took part in a training course in China for two weeks last month.


Hon. Fifita says the course was an opportunity to boost the capabilities of local teachers in educating children in the Government Primary Schools.


“We had some grandaunts working in the kingdom I wish this ceremony will be fruitful and would encourage to work together and to continue our cooperation in basic education.  “


Chinese Ambassador – H.E Baodong says education is key to both Tonga and China.


“In June you guys as participants of the seminar not only attended a serious of lectures delivered by professional Chinese in education exchanged ideas on the ideal of education and went on tours in Beijing and Shanghai the most important cities in China, as you have learnt a remarkable progress has been made in China’s economic social and educational, fields over the past decades. “



During the program teachers shared their knowledge and experience learnt while in China.


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