The compulsory, free education is eleven years starting
at the age of 6, and virtually all adults are literate. In
2011, Nauru had six preschools, two primary schools and one
continuing school and one vocational school. Scholarships
are available for higher education in Australia and New
Zealand; a total of about one hundred Naurus study abroad.
In the late 1980s, a Nauru branch opened to the University
of South Pacific at Fiji.
Knowledge and culture
It is compulsory school from 6 to 16 years of age.
Further education must be taken abroad, primarily Australia.
There are 3 newspapers, 2 of which are published every 14
days and 1 is weekly. There is a state-owned non-commercial
radio station and a state-owned television station, Nauru
Music and dance are the most common art forms. The
traditional Naurian music has been replaced by modern music.
Traditional arts and crafts traditions have almost
disappeared. Few of the old customs are preserved; An
exception is traditional fishing methods.
Nauru lacks internationally renowned musicians, artists