Ewa District, Nauru

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ewa
A Catholic church in Ewa
A Catholic church in Ewa
Ewa District within Nauru
Ewa District within Nauru
Coordinates: 0°30′17″S 166°56′8″E / 0.50472°S 166.93556°E / -0.50472; 166.93556Coordinates: 0°30′17″S 166°56′8″E / 0.50472°S 166.93556°E / -0.50472; 166.93556
Country Nauru
ConstituencyAnetan
Area
 • Total1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total446
Time zone(UTC+12)
Area code(s)+674

Ewa is a district in the Pacific nation of the Republic of Nauru, located in the north of island.

Geography[edit]

It covers an area of 1.2 km² and has a population of 300. Ewa is part of the Anetan Constituency.

The northernmost point of Nauru is in the Ewa District.

Buildings and structures[edit]

Education[edit]

The primary and secondary schools serving all of Nauru are Yaren Primary School in Yaren District (years 1-3), Nauru Primary School in Meneng District (years 4-6), Nauru College in Denigomodu District (years 7-9), and Nauru Secondary School (years 10-12).[1]

There is a private Catholic school,[2] Kayser College, in Ewa.[3] It serves infant years-year 8;[1] and it served years 1-11 as of April 2002.[4] A new three classroom building opened on 8 May 2015.[5] As of 2002 the Nauru Department of Education gives the school 80% of its funds.[4]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Document by the." OHCHR. Retrieved on 8 July 2018. "The Education system is comprised of 10 schools, there are District Infant schools each[...]and finally Nauru Secondary School (Years 10-12) where compulsory education end at Year 12.[...]"
  2. ^ "Attitudinal Survey Report on the Delivery of HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health Education in School Settings in Nauru HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health Education in School Settings in Nauru." UNESCO, 2015. P. 4 (pdf P. 12).
  3. ^ "Education Statistics Digest 2015." Department of Education (Nauru). Retrieved on July 8, 2018. p. 47 (PDF p. 47).
  4. ^ a b Brandjes, Denis (preparer). "Page 1 THE COMMONWEALTH OF LEARNING School Networking in the Pacific Island States An Environmental Scan and Plan for the Establishment of Schoolnets for the Pacific Island States." April 2002. p. 49 (PDF p. 51).
  5. ^ "Nauru - Opening of the New Building at Kayser College." MSC Mission Office Australia. 26 May 2015. Retrieved on 5 July 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ewa at Wikimedia Commons