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June 18th 2013 (Post Courier)
Marape: Create 600 Spaces
THE Minister for Education James Marape has called on all Provincial Governors to create 600 new secondary education spaces next year in each province to cater for the increasing number of grade nine students.
June 3rd 2013 (The National)
Students use poetry to tell about their needs
ALAKASAM Primary School is one of the remote schools situated within the mountain ranges of inland Baining in the Gazelle district commonly referred to as the highlands of the New Britain Island. Recently, road linkage to the Alakasam people was made possible through the development of the New Britain highway.
May 27th 2013 (The National)
College is recognised
THE St Andrews Rural Community College in East Sepik is recognised by the National Education department under its community education programme.
May 24th 2013 (Post Courier)
Compulsory Education for All
THE national government is looking at introducing compulsory education so that every child attends school.The policy will also empower the government to punish parents who allow their children to roam the streets instead of sitting in classrooms, Education and Finance Minister James Marape sounded the warning in Parliament yesterday.
May 23rd 2013 (Post Courier)
17 percent Increase
EDUCATION Minister James Marape has announced a 17 percent increase in student enrolments for basic education throughout the country from 53-70 percent as a result of the governments tuition fee-free policy.
January 30th 2013 Education, Kerowagi Secondary School reach agreement.
GRADE 12 pupils of Kerowagi Secondary School and the Education Department have reached an agreement, resulting in the withdrawal of a court order that had stopped the department from printing the pupils certificates.
August 07th, 2012
SCHOOLS YET TO RECEIVE FIRST TUITION FEE FREE PAYMENTS
From the 11,340 schools in Papua New Guinea 2,293 schools have yet to receive their 2012 first payment from the Government as provided for in the Tuition Fee Free and Subsided Education Policy.
July 18th, 2012 (The National)
School gets uniforms under SLIP
THE Lufa Station Elementary School in Lufa district, Eastern Highlands, yesterday launched new school uniforms and infrastructure under the School Learning Improvement Plan (SLIP).
July 17th, 2012 (Post-Courier)
TVET Managers GraduateThe National Department of Education (NDoE), in partnership with the University of Goroka (UOG) graduated its first group of managers from Vocational Training Centres at the weekend.
July 13th, 2012 (The National)
Sinebare: Information Technology VitalTHE use of Information and Communication Technology in this changing world is vital for Papua New Guinea and the Department of Education to adopt and utilise in the delivery of education services, says Dr Musawe Sinebare.Sinebare
July 13th, 2012 (The National)
PNG welcomes Japans support for educationCHILDREN are our national asset and our future human capital who will effect national development, Governor-General Sir Michael Ogio says.
July 9th, 2012 (Secretary's Circular)
Schools in the National Education System to start term 3 on Monday July 9 except for Eastern Highlands and Simbu Province.
July 8th, 2012 (EM TV)
Popondetta Secondary School In need of Computers. In an effort to bring attention to the needs of their school, grade twelve students from the Popondetta Secondary School did things a little different.
July 3rd, 2012 (The National)
Education subsidies among impact projects. This is the third year of the national governments fee free policy for education subsidies for Basic to Grade 10 and 75% for Grades 11 and 12. Education subsidies are among 17 impact projects being implemented in 2011 and 2012 in order to achieve the Department of Educations vision and mission statement.
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