Afamasaga re-appointed to head MESC


(GOVT. PRESS SECRETARIAT); Afamasaga Dr. Karoline Afamasaga-Fuata’i will continue to serve as Chief Executive of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, (MESC) for the next three years, Cabinet has approved this week.

A teacher by profession, Afamasaga was unanimously recommended by the Selection Panel to continue her second term in office.

She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, GCOE from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. And continued her pursuit for excellence which was rewarded when she graduated from Cornell University in the United States, (USA) with a Masters and PhD Mathematics Education, (Major) Computer Science & Curriculum Instruction, (Minor).

Afamasaga is also the Founding Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education with the National University of Samoa and served as an Associate Professor with the University of New England, Australia.

Afamasaga-Fuata’i has taught in all levels of education from Primary all the way up to University to the level of professor.

And she is driven by her aspiration to make a difference in learning outcomes and achievements in schools starting from primary level all the way up to tertiary education.