Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Upcoming Calendar of Events for the National Department of Education

Palikir, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services): January 11, 2011 - Secretary Casiano Shoniber of the National Department of Education (NDOE) has submitted the following calendar of events, covering the period from January through March, 2011:

1.January 17 - 21National Close-Up ProgramPohnpei
2.January 17- 211st FSM Scholarship ConferencePohnpei
3.February 01 - 5FSM Principal Institute IIIChuuk
4.February 23 - 25FACSSO* Meeting 2011Yap
5.March 08 - 11FSM TVET Conf. (Vocational Education)Pohnpei
6.March 21 - 25FSM History Resource DevelopmentChuuk

In January, other priority activities are on-going, principally to fulfill the Amended Compact grant requirements, including the development of action plans by each of the FSM States' Department of Education and by the NDOE, in response to the job audits conducted on each entity in 2010.

Additionally, a committee consisting of the Vocational Education Program staff from the states and the Bridging Gaps specialist, Wilson Kephas, from NDOE, are finalizing a strategy plan and a draft policy for a grant pertaining to a National Vocational Education Program.

(*FSM Association of Chief State School Officers)

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
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P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
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