Posts Tagged ‘Don Bosco’

Young people make short films about hope; huge response

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
Salesian Institutions of Higher Education

The theme “Moved by Hope” inspired hundreds of short film submissions from young people from across the world to a new Catholic-run international film festival. The festival strives to embrace, encourage and empower every young person to become the voice of hope and solidarity. “You, young people, are the architects of the future, signs of Read more

College closed in Samoa after student brawling

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

A college in Samoa was temporarily closed by the government after a brawl involving students from three schools, including St Joseph’s College and Don Bosco. Samoa’s Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture closed Avele College in Apia on Friday for the protection and security of its students. The St Joseph’s Day sports at St Joseph’s Read more

Samoa’s Don Bosco College celebrates 25 years

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

The Don Bosco Technical College at Alafua in Samoa celebrated its 25th anniversary last week. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi said the College has contributed well to developing the students’ confidence, skills and capability in areas like Samoan dancing. He said it had provided champion rowers in the annual long boats – fautasi races Read more

Traditional ifoga not accepted by Don Bosco College Principal

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Thirty-five students of Don Bosco College at Alafua in Samoa presented a traditional apology or ‘ifoga’ to the school last week.  The students and two parents were seen on bended knees in front of the school offices while the school held its daily morning assembly. Director of Catholic Education, Aeau Chris Hazelman, said the students Read more

Samoa – Don Bosco Technical Centre takes tough stance on bullying

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The director of Catholic Education in Samoa says inter-school fighting is one of the reasons for taking a tougher stance on bullying. Prefects at Don Bosco, a Catholic technical institution, finished a six-day suspension on Friday after an assault on a fellow student last week for which they all claimed responsibility. Nearly all of the school’s Read more