Evaluation of Computer Science
Curriculum of Fiji Secondary Schools
"Evaluation of Computer Science Curriculum
in Fiji Secondary Schools" was an
attempt by the researchers to review Fiji's current
CS/IT secondary school curriculum with a view
to expanding it and making it more relevant and
responsive to market and personal needs. The results
of the research were submitted to the Ministry
of Education for review and further action.
A Symposium was organised as part of the research
methodology from 27th - 28th March 2003 at the
USP Bure in Suva, Fiji. It focussed on sharing
the initial results of the research, collecting
qualitative data from the participants, develop
recommendations and incorporate the qualitative
data into the final report.
Arising out of the findings a Regional Workshop
on ICT in Education was organised from 25th to
29th January 2005 at Raffles Tradewinds Hotel
in Suva. The Workshop bought together educators,
policy makers, civil servants, academics and other
relevant stakeholders from Fiji (41), Tonga (2),
Marshall Islands (1), Kiribati (1), Tuvalu (1),
Solomon Islands (1), Samoa (2), Niue (2) and Nauru
(2) to explore their country situation and draft
systematic approaches to address the vision of
implementing ICT education in their schools.
A paper titled Fiji's Information-economy
and the Role of Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) Literacy Education in the Age
of Broadband was presented by Ms.
Maki Kato on 19th January 2005 at the Pacific
Telecommunications Council - 27th Annual Conference
& Exhibition in Hawaii.