This category provides insights relating to current educational trends, changes and improvements that are reviewed, discussed, debated or implemented.

The work is a compilation of a post-graduate study in Leadership and Development at the Pacific Adventist University in PNG. It focused on education policies and the development of the past and present.

The work on Tuition Fee Free Policy was presented at the UPNG/ANU PNG Update Conference 2018. Contact the writer on Twitter for discussions, presentations or information relating to the articles.

Leadership in School: School Culture Key to Good Students Behaviours

The concept paper addresses an important measure for stopping secondary school fights in Papua New Guinea (PNG) city schools. The articles appeared on PNG Insight blog in early 2016 and later updated in 2018. The observations in the concept paper are based on the writer's educational background and work experience.…

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TFF Grant Released to National High, Secondary and Provincial High Schools – NDoE Published

The '2018 Free Education TFF grant payment list for National High, Secondary and Provincial High Schools' originally appeared on the National Department of Education (NDoE) website. On the 25th of January 2019, NDoE made the final payment (of ~K38 million) outstanding for 2018. This article reproduces the published document in…

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Ethical Leadership Dynamic Teams Key for Education Development

In this article, I reproduce a discussion on issues relating to and meaning of Ethics, Ethical Leadership, Dynamic Teams and Challenges in Education Services Provision in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The work is part of an intensive post-graduate course at the Pacific Adventist University. The series of work on Education…

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SDG Goals: Government – Directly Fund Churches and Department Not Private Company.

The article is a discussion on the Government-Church Partnership as a powerful vehicle for meeting people's Education and Health needs in Papua New Guinea (PNG) - and measure up to the Global SDG Goals in Education and Health. The discussion highlights the key facts about the SDG Goals and Human…

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Kuwait Sovereign Wealth Fund PNG Lessons

Key discussion points • What is Sovereign Wealth Fund • Kuwait Sovereign Wealth Fund – Oil export revenue based • Two sources of SWF • Operating SWF in PNG Context and government’s inaction • Capitalizing on the relationship between Interest rates and bond price and stock price • Hedge funds…

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TFF Funds Review and Principals Suspension 2019

TFF Funds Review and Principals Suspension 2019
TFF Policy Requires Urgent Diagnosis

The Ministry of Education and National Department of Education (NDoE) are implementing the Tuition Fee Free Policy of the People’s National Congress government since 2012. The TFF policy intends that children access free education in its entirety from Elementary to Secondary education. The schools receiving TFF funds must not impose…

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