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Menstrual Hygiene pilot makes a difference

The Australian Government funded Kiribati Facility has been supporting Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT) with the continuation of its pilot project for the provision of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) products for students. The pilot began in 2021 and the products have so far been distributed to KIT’s Mother’s Club and, more recently, its Bridging students. […]

Staff and students learning online

This year KIT has completed the major rollout of an online learning platform for staff training and student learning. KIT has launched an ‘English for Staff’ learning module that has been designed for offering English language improvement training for KIT staff. The Moodle software has been implemented by the Kiribati Facility and supported by the […]

KIT Alumni Profile: Kutai Rorobuaka

This alumni profile features KIT’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Kutai Rorobuaka, who is a 2011 graduate of KIT’s Certificate II in Business. Kutai enquired with KIT’s administration back at the beginning of 2011 as to what course might be best for her to find future work in. She admired the office staff and their capabilities, […]

Supporting vulnerable community members during lockdown

United Nations research suggests that during the global COVID-19 pandemic some of the people in the community who already experience challenges accessing support are more likely to face increased difficulty or hardship. This includes women experiencing sexual and/or domestic violence and people living with disability. Supporting women The KIT partnership with Kiribati Women and Children […]

Riamarawa’s tips on being a KIT student

With training currently on hold due to the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic in Kiribati, one of KIT’s returning students is taking this opportunity to share his student journey. Riamarawa Toutou is a KIT Accounting student. Last year, he was studying a Certificate III in Accounting and this year he’ll be continuing his Certificate […]

Nursing graduate on working during COVID-19

KIT School of Nursing and Health (SONH) has produced a lot of helpful health workers, some who are now working very hard to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic since it arrived in Kiribati. Taorite Thomas is a KIT School of Nursing and Health alumni and valedictorian, now working for the local hospital. Since COVID-19 cases […]

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