Court denies Institute’s application for injunction, sets early date for trial of dispute

Kuo ‘ikai tali ‘e he Fakamaau’anga Lahi’ e kole ‘a e ‘Ako’anga ‘Ātenisi’ ke ne ta’ofi fakataimi ha ngāue fakalao kuo fai kiate ia ‘e he poate ma’u mafai fakafonua ‘a e pule’anga’ ki hono tali pe fakangofua ‘o e ngaahi tohi fakamo’oni ako’ pe ‘oku ‘iloa e potungāue’ ni ko e Tonga National Qualifications Accreditation Board (TNQAB). Kuo ta’ofi ‘e he TNQAB ke toe fakaako’i ‘e he ‘ako’anga’ ni ha taha ako fo’ou, ta’ofi ke ‘oua na’a nau fokotu’u ha me’a fo’ou, liliu pe to’o ha me’a mei he ngaahi me’a kuo tohi ki he ngaahi tohi fakamo’oniako ‘a ‘Atenisi’ pea ke ‘oua na’a nau toe pulusi ha toe fakamatala ‘i ha toe feitu’u pe ‘i māmani kau ki he ako’anga’ ni mo e tu’unga ‘ene muimui ki he ngaahi tu’utu’uni 'a e poate’. Ko ‘Ātenisi’ ne kamata ia ‘i he 1975 pea lele mai ‘o ‘ikai hano uesia ka ‘i he 2010 ne ne kole ai ki he TNQAB ke ne lēsisita ke hoko ko ha ‘univēsiti. Pea na’e lēsisita ia ko e Tertiary Academy of 'Atenisi Institute 'i he 2011. ‘I he 2015 ne ta’ofi ai ‘e he TNQAB ke toe fakafo’ou ‘ene lēsisita’. ‘I he 2018 hili ha toe kole atu ‘a e ako’anga’ ni ke lēsisita ko ha ‘univēsiti, ne fakahā ange leva ‘e he TNQAB ko ‘ene ngaahi polokalama 'oku ako’i' ‘oku ‘ikai tali ia pe fakatokanga’i. Kuo tu’utu’uni ai ‘e he ‘Eiki Fakamaau Lahi’ ke kei tu’u pe ta’ofi kuo fai ‘e he TNQAB ka ke faka’aho leva ha ‘aho vave mai ke fai ai ha fakatonutonu fakalao.

The Supreme Court has refused application by the ‘Atenisi Institute for an interim injunction against the Tonga National Qualifications Accreditation Board. The Institute wanted an interim injunction preventing  the TNQAB from stopping the Institute from recruiting new students; imposing new, amended or revoking the institute’s qualifications and publishing anything about its compliance with the board’s…


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