The Ministry of Education will organize the first national dialogue on the transformation of education

The first national dialogue on “education transformation” will be held this week.

Aimed at mobilizing political ambition and solidarity to truly transform education and take stock of pandemic-related learning losses, this national dialogue is the crucial first step that will ensure that Fijian voices are heard globally. and will lead to educational transformations at the national level. through policy changes and harmonized UN system plans.

Permanent Secretary for Education Dr Anjeela Jokhan said this national consultation gives them an opportunity to continue their efforts to improve access and quality of education in Fiji, especially as each voice account, in particular that of young people themselves.

According to Dr. Jokhan, transforming education and ensuring that all children receive the best learning is at the heart of the ministry.

UN Resident Coordinator in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, Sanaka Samarasinha, says urgent education policy transformations are needed to ensure words are put into action for the future of Fiji, and that the new United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework align with Fiji’s national development plans.

The National Education Transformation Consultation in Fiji is led by the Ministry of Education and supported by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, UNICEF and UNESCO.

The outcome of the consultation will be a national statement of commitment outlining Fiji’s plans to transform education and accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4.

This statement will be submitted for the Transforming Education Summit in New York.