35 proud students received their ECE graduation certificates at a ceremony held in the ICL Education Centre on January 27th.
27 students graduated with the National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5). A further eight students were the very first graduates from ICL’s National Certificate in Pacific Islands Early Childhood Education (Pasifika Management Level 6).
Guest speaker, Laine Tipi, a community leader and Centre Manager of Leaataa Aoga Amata, a Samoan pre-school, spoke of her experience and encouraged the graduates to pursue a career in ECE, a role that benefits both the children and the community.
Afterwards the students, wearing leis and ICL graduation sashes, shared food and celebrated with their family, friends and teachers.
Congratulations to all our graduates!