UNESCO is organising an ICT education conference for the betterment of the Pacific region in the Information, Communication and Technology sector. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The Director for UNESCO in the Pacific, Visae Pongi, believes that if Fiji and the rest of the region were to compete in the global market then ICT has to be implemented in the education sector. Pongi said the aim of the conference was to effectively integrate IT into the school curriculum so as to ensure that it was taught from any early age. He said the region was still lagging behind when it comes to IT and while Fiji was better off than most countries, there was still a long way to go.