Solomon's local teacher awarded Japan Scholarship
Edwin Taimwane, an industrial arts teacher at St Josephs Tenaru National Secondary School received his airline ticket during an official hand-over ceremony On Monday at the Embassy of Japan in Honiara.
Mr Taimwane is from the Southern region of Malaita.
After completing his Diploma in Teaching at the Solomon Islands College of Higher Education in 1999, Mr Taimwane taught at Dala Community High School and later joined the Catholic Education Authority in 2006.
He has been teaching industrial arts at Tenaru Secondary School since.
Mr Taimwane had also attended a teaching experience course in Japan under the JICA program last year.
The program he will be attending this year in Japan is Industrial Arts in Wood Technology and Wood Machining.
Mr Taimwane leaves Solomon Islands on the 6th of October this year and will return from studies in 2010.