STUDENTS at Sacred Heart Primary School in Port Moresby will have more classrooms to use following the construction of a four double-classroom building.
The building is funded by Port Moresby North-West MP Michael Malabag.
Malabag’s secretary Guba Jack Daera said it was in line with the Government’s goal of building capacity in the education system
Speaking on behalf of Malabag at a groundbreaking ceremony for the building, Daera said: “Investment in the training of teachers, rehabilitating existing school infrastructure, investing in new classrooms and dormitories as financing allows, enhancing universal access to basic education, a phased reduction in school fess and enhancing early childhood learning to help develop the basic foundations of young children so that transition into the next level of education becomes easier..
“The focus will be on rehabilitating high schools to make them become Schools of Excellence where intakes from universities will be drawn from.”
Daera said the immediate focus of the Government in the next five years would be on implementing the education reforms to improve service delivery, strengthening and coordinating partnerships with stakeholders and enhancing universal access to basic education.
He thanked NCD Governor Powes Parkop for counter-funding the project.
It will cost K500,000. The National
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