Teachersatthe Besu Secondary School received two houses funded bythe district administration.
Education is a priority for the present government with its Free Education policy while good for Papua New Guineain terms of human development it demands more from teachers who don’t havethe facilities to cater for the policy.
The Principal, George Giatulu saysthe free education policy has causedthe number of students’to rise to an average of 50 students’in one classroom.
“The provincial and district administration has to ease this problem of housing for Besu secondary School,” said Giatulu.
The Lae district administration that is trying to address chronic housing problems that are part of a large circle of unresolved teachers incentives.
“We have allocated 130 thousand kina to Besu Secondary School to buildthese new houses,” said District Administrator Robin Calastus.
Last week, primary school teachers in Lae city also voicedtheir concerns aboutthe conditionsthey work in,they also want similar assistance fromthe district administration.
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