Comfortable Learning for Kiribati
Office Line was pleased to supply 3,303 EN One chairs to South Tarawa in Kiribati in support of the Kiribati Education Improvement Program (KEIP) and their “vision to create a highly educated and skilled population.”
Funded by the Australian Government, the new building included 6 new classrooms and 2 air-conditioned lecture halls, complete with high quality furniture and internet to accommodate three junior secondary schools. Previously, students would sit on the cement floor during lessons, which made classroom management difficult for the teachers and uncomfortable for the teenage students.
The EN One Chair was selected for its durability and comfort along with its reassuring 21 Year Warranty that could be put to the test. Along with the Ministry of Education logo laser etched on the back of each chair, 3 nominal colours were selected for each of the junior secondary schools in South Tarawa that were excited to use them. The KEIP also provided 1350 trapezoidal student desks that could adapt to both individual and collaborative group work.
In celebration of this contribution towards the quality of education in Kiribati, the building was opened by President Taneti Maamau on 12th August. The event was also attended by Hon Minister for Education Alexander Teabo, Cabinet Ministers and Secretaries of Ministries.
Find out more at Australian High Commission Kiribati .
- Amanda Firman