Secondary School Education

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Secondary School Education

Chief of Secondary Education

Mr. Jolden Lipai

The Division of Secondary Education is responsible for administering and maintaining the Pohnpei public secondary school system, which involves various tasks such as evaluating teacher performance, developing and implementing the school curriculum, and ensuring that students receive quality education.

The division plays a vital role in the evaluation of teacher performance, providing an objective assessment of teachers’ effectiveness in the classroom. It also offers constructive feedback to help them improve their teaching skills and strategies. By evaluating teacher performance, the division ensures that students receive the best possible education and that teachers receive the necessary support to grow and develop as professionals.

Another crucial responsibility of the division is the development and implementation of the school curriculum. This involves designing a comprehensive and challenging curriculum that meets the academic needs of students and helps them develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills. The division continually updates and improves the curriculum to ensure that it remains relevant and meets the changing needs of students and society.

In addition to these responsibilities, the division administers student services such as counseling. It offers a range of counseling services to help students address personal and academic challenges that may affect their academic performance. The division ensures that students receive support to develop coping skills, build resilience, and deal with stress and anxiety.

The division also monitors and assists private secondary schools, ensuring that they comply with the state’s education policies and regulations and receive the necessary support to provide quality education to their students.

In summary, the Division of Secondary Education plays a critical role in maintaining and administering the Pohnpei public secondary school system. It provides support to teachers, develops and implements the curriculum, offers student services, and monitors private schools to ensure that every student has access to quality education.

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