We became laughing stocks

Dear Editor – I read with great interest Waeta Ben Tabusasi’s   and J.R William’s letters to the editor, Star No.5787 dated Thursday 9 April, 2015.  As a former reasonable political leader and senior citizen of our beloved country, one can say with certainty that Mr Tabusasi’s   appearance in our daily paper must have been based…

Sumsum has a point

Dear Editor – The airfares to and from the Solomons are not an issue for the lack of tourism to this country. As a visitor to the Solomons over the past ten years I can say that the lack of advancement in the infrastructure and amenities for tourists has been extremely disappointing. The airfares of…

Understanding self-regulated learning

EVEN as this nation had so many achievements in classroom learning techniques, teachers need to turn their attention more specifically to “self-regulated” learning provided for their learners. The major confront faced by our school systems relates to Self-Regulated Learning in order to successfully develop self-efficacy. It is important to understand the notion of self-regulated learning…

SINU or SICHE graduation?

Dear Editor – Congratulations to everyone and everything which had a hand in making SINU’s second graduation ceremony the great success it was. Indeed it was so great to see the smiles on the faces of graduates with their degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The joy of academic achievement is usually supreme in our personal lifes…

Surviving Disappointment

Disappointment is inevitable. That is because life can never consistently live up to our expectations.  I have a friend who involved in church ministry for many years. However, one day without knowing what his wife had in mind, he took his boys for a fishing trip and the wife decided to stay and do some…

Grand ‘Scale’ theft

Dear Editor – Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the front page pieces on Solomon Star issue No. 5787, Thursday 9th April. The two pieces that caught my eyes were those authored by Assumpta Buchanan and Denver Newter, with the headings “Grand Scale Theft” and “Scale Confiscated”. The two headings had the word…