THE National Teachers Education Conference on Developing Competent, Committed and Professional Teachers for Solomon Islands has come to an end.
The two days conference which started on Tuesday ended on Wednesday with numerous presentations from education experts from three major regional institutes namely University of Goroka and University of South Pacific SI Campus and off course Solomon Island National University.
The day two programme started with a presentation from Associate Professor Kapa Darius Kelep-Malpo who spoke on the theme; Competency Leadership and School Leaders Professional Development.
The second presenter was Dr. Jack Maebuta a senior fellow in education admin IOE and Faculty of Arts, Law and Education who presented on the theme Connecting School Leaders to the Classroom.
The third presenter was Mary Susurua, head teacher Lau Valley Primary School who presented on the theme; Professional Development School Leaders Training Program plus experience and perception.
The forth presenter of the day was Johnson Fangalasu MEHRD local consultant who presented on the theme; Master’s Level Studies in Solomon Islands.
The fifth speaker of the day was no other than the Vice Chancellor Academic, Solomon Islands National University Professor Basil Marasinghe who presented on the theme; Teacher Training.
The sixth speaker was Dr. David Sade senior lecturer Solomon Islands National University (SINU) who presented on the theme; Revisiting SOEH Teachers Training Programmes.
Presenting on the theme; University of South Pacific Teachers Training Program was John Usuramo, Campus Director USP SI Campus.
The last presented on the theme; The Relevance, Appropriateness and Applicability of University of Goroka’s School of Management Program was Kensol Rui, Executive Director and Flexible Learning, University of Goroka.
Day two of the conference ended with question time, discussion and recommendation by the participants.
By BIRIAU WILSON SAENI