Press Release: Think New with MESC Future Initiatives.

The Ministry of Education Sports and Culture (MESC) is delighted to announce the official launch of their new educational publications from an assortment consisting of:

1. Policy, Planning and Research Division (PPRD)

  • MESC Corporate Plan 2021-2024.

2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Review Division (MERD)

  • Samoa Registered Teacher Standards 2021 (RTS)

3. Culture Division (CD)

  • Samoa Nei Galo (SNG) – Volume 9 & 10
  • Samoa Primary Readers (11)

4. Curriculum and Material Division (CMD)

  • Anthology Short Stories & Poems

In light of the Samoa Development Strategy, the Ministry has developed a Vision that reflects all areas pertaining to its work:

A quality holistic education system that recognizes and realizes the spiritual, cultural, Intellectual and physical potential of all participants, enabling them to make fulfilling life choices.”

The Ministry continues to develop and showcase the best of Education to the global audience, especially to our own local learners as reflected in all facets of its vision statement. This is a collective initiative by different divisions of MESC to further raise its profile in terms of strategic planning and maintaining professional standards for our qualified teachers and student achievements.

Moreover, most of the new publications are especially designed to support our teachers and students as well as the general public. Both volumes of the SNG, 9 & 10 consist of valuable collections of 40 myths and legends from respective villages of Upolu & Savaii, compiled to preserve and safeguard our Intangible Cultural Heritage. In addition, a new series of 11 Samoan readers for primary schools have also been published portraying three (3) different legends for Year 1, with the remaining storybooks for other levels being finalised for upcoming publications.

The launching of the Four (4) Divisions’ educational publications will take place at 10am, on Tuesday 29th June, 2021 at the TATTE Conference Room, Sogi – Level 2.

The Keynote Address will be delivered by the Honourable Minister of MESC, Afioga Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio with opening and closing remarks to be presented by the CEO MESC.

Afamasaga Dr. Karoline Afamasaga – Fuata’i

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