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If you need any assistance please contact Elizabeth Sosene at the Ministry of Education her role involves coordinating and administering the following;

She can be contacted at:

Pa Enua Students Education Assistance Grant (PESEAG):

The Ministry of Education allocates financial assistance and personal support to enable eligible Pa Enua secondary students to continue senior secondary level education at another school in the Cook Islands and assists the guardians who support and accommodate them while attending secondary education.

Lifeskills Programmes:

Life skills for Youth courses provide students of the Cook Islands Pa Enua secondary schools with the opportunity to learn non-academic foundation skills delivered by community taunga, that empower them to adopt healthy lifestyles and careers of their choice at a local, national and global level.

Dual Pathways Programmes:

Dual Pathways is designed to give senior school students in Years 11,12 & 13 the opportunity to learn industry specific skills and achieve credits through the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute which, supports their overall education program at school.

Refer to the policy for more information (Policy still to be drafted).

NCEA in the Cook Islands:

The Cook Islands senior school students enrolled at Araura, Nukutere, Titikaveka & Tereora Colleges and Enuamanu, Mangaia and Mauke schools study towards achieving New Zealand’s National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) qualifications at some or all Levels 1, 2 and 3.

To learn more about the subjects and NCEA levels offered in the schools, contact them directly at (principal@name of i.e.

To learn more about NCEA contact NZQA at: