The Goldridge Mine pit in Solomon Islands History records that the first European to come to Solomon Islands, Alvaro De Mendana, in 1568 gave the archipelago its name because he believed this area…

Alison Ofotalau |

The following piece appeared as a guest blog in the UK's Guardian this past week. A good public education system means public spending – but not necessarily public provision. In OECD…

Harry A. Patrinos |

Map courtesy of Wikipedia through a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.Taking development to the outlying provinces of Solomon Islands is not an easy ride. I found this…

Alison Ofotalau |

a handy approach to finding the answers Challenges for educators in the Internet age Wherever there are rules, there are almost inevitably people looking to break them, especially where a…

Michael Trucano |

Because boats to and from Tikopia are infrequent, William Kesi had to wait a couple of months before he could leave the island. William Kesi had to hitch a ride with a passing cruise ship to get…

Edith Bowles |

In this period of fiscal crisis and tightening of public expenditure budgets, it is especially interesting to look at the extent to which public expenditures are wasted.

Sanjay Vani |

Earlier this month, I was invited to be a keynote speaker on the theme of "Education for Economic Success" at the Education World Forum, which brought education ministers and leaders…

Elizabeth King |