Pacific media educators and trainers from around the Pacific took advantage of last week’s 4th World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC) to get up to speed on global trends and to strategise for the future.

Organised by the Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology, the Asia-Pacific “stream” of 12 people funded by donors spanned both an Australian and Pacific preconference and the main WJEC conference.

“I must give credit to a wonderful group of educators from what we always claim –not just in media but by our governments as well — our Pacific region,” said Misa Vicky Lepou, president of the recently formed Media Educators Pacific (MeP).

Roving photographer Del Abcede captures the scene.

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