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September 20, 2020
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Parents of Students Attending Gerehu Secondary to Discuss TFF Policy

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Parents of students attending Gerehu Secondary School in Port Moresby will be discussing the Tuition Fee Free Policy to scale down its impacts on the administration of the school.

Parents, and Citizenship President, Fred Sabumei, told EMTV News that parents are considerable of the policy however will decide if the policy is helpful or not.

Sabumei made this statement prior to the opening of two new computer labs and four classrooms yesterday.

Sabumei says the TFF Policy has its concerns from both the school administration and parents. He says, following the circular by the Education Department, parents and stakeholders will meet this Sunday to discuss the policy, and find the best available solutions in helping the school.

“Parents and stakeholders will discuss if the policy is good or not and how helpful parents can assist the school, we want the best for our children”, said President Sabumei.

In 2016, parents of students attending Gerehu Secondary contributed K250 each to help build houses for teachers.
A duplex is currently in construction, and hoped to be completed this year.

Gerehu Secondary School is a level 10 school with an enrolment of nearly 2,000 students and 64 teaching staff.
About seven staff are housed on the school premises.

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