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Department of Primary Education



The Department of Primary Education is one of the main departments within the School of Education and the Faculty of Education and Humanities as a whole. The Department offers the following programmes Bachelor of Teaching Primary (In-service), Bachelor of Teaching Primary (Pre-service), Diploma in Teaching Primary (In-service) and Diploma in Teaching Primary (Pre-service). The courses offered comprise of units collectively from School of Education, School of Humanities, and School of Science. The aim of the primary teacher education programme is to equip primary student teachers with content, pedagogical, and curricula knowledge and skills that would enable them to become confident and competent to teach in primary schools in Solomon Islands and regionally.


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The department offers two programmes:

1. Diploma of Teaching Primary
2. Bachelor of Teaching Primary

Our Staff

Calvin Ngatulu (HOD)

MEd, PGD Ed, BA, Dip Ed Leadership (USP), Dip Ed (PAU), Cert in Ed (Wolverhampton)


James Porakari
MEd, PGD Ed (UOW), PGD Physics, PGD Ed, BSc (USP)

STEM Education and Physics

Dr. John Lenga Sisiolo
Ph.D. (USQ), Ed. Leadership, PGD Ed. Leadership (UOW), BEd (USP), Dip. Ed. Leadership & Chg, Cert Primary (SICHE)

Senior Lecturer

Austin Revo
MEd, PGD Ed (USP), BEd (Goroka)

Lecturer in Primary Curriculum
(HOD- Sports, Creative Arts Department)

Graham Hiele

Assistant Lecturer
Primary Education Department
School of Education, FEH

Cecil Reggie (TE Coordinator Primary)
MEd, PGD Ed (UOW), BEd (USP), Cert in Tchg (SICHE)

Curriculum and Pedagogy