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THE distribution of tuition fee free education commodity component in the Southern Highlands is progressing well and has been welcomed by parents and teachers.
During the district launching in Pangia, parents and teachers commended the Government for the initiative to distribute materials to the students as part of the tuition fee free education policy.
They said so far the distribution of fee education has been a success and many changes have taken place throughout the schools.
However concerns have been raised on the kind of materials to be distributed based on the needs of the schools.
Chairman of provincial health and lord mayor of Ialibu Jacob Iki said several schools in the province have access to computers and the distribution of the materials should also consider computer accessories.
He said high schools and primary schools in towns have access to electricity and information technology and it would be fitting for the supplier of the material (Treid Pacific) to distribute computers accessories as part of the commodity component of the tuition fee free education of the government.
Chairman of education and president of East Pangia Daniel Peipo thanked the National government for the free education policy that has attracted many school to enter the primary and high schools throughout the country.
He said as a result of the government policy, many adult age students and the disadvantage students have entered the education system.
He said the National Government’s compulsory education policy would be welcome news for the many parents and students.
Meanwhile deputy General Manager of Treid Pacific Ken Raga said that so far distribution in the Imbongu districts and Ialibu schools has been completed while schools in Pangia schools will be completed by Tuesday this week.
He said others three districts would be completed within the next month as many of the schools are located in remote places.
He said materials to those remote schools would be airlifted from Mendi and Ialibu for those in the Eastern end of the province.
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