By Michelle Steven – EMTV News, Port Moresby
Schools in NCD and Central will be the first recipients of the Tuition Fee Free Teaching and learning materials that were launched today in Port Moresby.
Schools in other provinces will also receive their shares of materials in the coming months.
Today (06 September, 2018) marks the second stage of the Tuition Fee Free (TFF) teaching and learning material to be delivered to Schools in Papua New Guinea.
Education Minister Nick Kuman says currently they are more than 2.2 million students in Papua New Guinea.
The Minister said by 2019, all the students should be able to access these materials.
By 2019, all 400 containers of school materials should be used in Schools throughout Papua New Guinea for school teachers and students.
Prime Minister Peter O’Neill officially cut the ribbon in front of primary and secondary school students who were present during the launching.
The carton boxes of mixed items will be delivered to different schools in the 22 provinces in the next three months.
Each of these boxes comprises of three sets: the classroom set; the students set; and the teacher set.
The schools had comprises of sporting equipment, first-aid kits, A4 boxes and more.
The classroom set comprises of boxes of different types of display charts, atlases, colored chalk boxes, blackboard erasers and everything else a teacher needs to teach.
And the student set comprises of carton of exercise books, lecture notebooks, scientific calculators, pencil case sets, and the necessary materials for students to use for learning.