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September 23, 2021

Free Education Policy: Stationeries for Schools

The second component of the Government’s tuition fee free education policy was launched last Friday at Lopara Primary School in Kupiano in the Abau District, Central province.

Following the launch, schools in Kupiano were first to receive their second component shares.

This component is part of the subsidised fee the Government has paid to all schools from elementary to high school.

After almost seven months into the 2014 academic year, the second component of the Government’s fee free education policy was finally launched here at Lopara primary school.

This component consists of students and teachers kit.

Included in each kit are basic stationeries, reading and learning materials.

This second component is part of the tuition fee free policy in which the Government has subsidized fees for all schools from elementary to high schools.

With this, the education department and Treid Pacific Limited, through the public private partnership program, will deliver basic stationeries, teaching and learning materials to all schools nationwide.

Schools in Kupiano received theirs during the launch witnessed by Education Minister, Nick Kuman, Secretary, Doctor Michael Tapo, Public Service Minister, Sir Puka Temu, Treid Pacific General Manager, Wilson David and other dignitaries.

Minister Kuman said he will continue to support this government policy and will make sure it continues. 

Mr David said each child will be given a basic pack.

Other provinces will receive their supplies soon.


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