- Education in Fiji
Primary school education in
Fijiis compulsory for eight years.. [http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/tda2001/Fiji.htm "Fiji"] . "2001 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor". Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor(2002). "This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.] In 1998, the gross primary enrollment rate was 110.5 percent, and the net primary enrollment rate was 99.4 percent. As of 2001, attendance was decreasing due to security concerns and the burden of school fees, often due to the cost of transport. Following the government coup in May 2000, more than 5,000 students were reported to have left school.
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