THE kundu drum beat filled the air at the Umi Vocational Centre at Umi in the Umi-Azera LLG Markham district in Morobe as dancers led a procession of graduating students and invited guests to the stage for the institution’s 19th graduation ceremony.
The institution is a level five centre and is a boarding school, with facilities for male and female students.
It was established in 1993 and offers one to two-year conventional trade courses in plumbing, welding, mechanic, agriculture and tourism and hospitality as well as certificate of applied technology (CAT) stage one and courses with the Flexible Open Distance Education (FODE).
A total of 158 students graduated with certificates and among them was a 38-year-old father of four who took out first prizes in crop production and animal husbandry production.
School manager, Guwo Yokea reminded the students that although they had encountered problems along the way, they had survived and gone through and that was not the end of their destination in education.
“I challenge you to make good use of the skills and the knowledge that you have attained from this institution to become a good citizen of the community you live in,” Yokea told the students. The National
Get Education News through Email: Subscribe Now
- New Zealand Government Scholarship
- Australian Government Scholarships
- Chinese Government Scholarships
- Indonesian Government Scholarships
- Japanese Government Scholarships
- European Union Scholarships
- ADB Scholarships
- Korean Government Scholarship
- US Scholarships
- Indian Government Scholarships
- Taiwan Scholarships
- Scholarships for Study Abroad
- Foreign Teachers
- National Teachers
- Private Engagements
Applying for Teaching
- Work Permit
- Work Visa
- Coming to PNG
- About PNG
- Teaching in PNG