All posts tagged "Tuition Fee Free"

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    Lae school not receiving government funding

    A school in Lae has not received any teaching and learning materials as part of the government’s Tuition Fee Free Policy. The Head Teacher of Omili Primary School, Doreen Boas says the school is surviving through the...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • Fr. Paul Jennings. Photo credit: The National
    Catholic education chairman calls for clarification on TFF

    The Catholic Education chairman, Fr. Paul Jennings, has called on lawyers and judicial experts to clarify whether the government’s policy on school fees are superseding the country’s laws, The National (February 9) reports. Fr. Jennings said the...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Dr Uke Kombra, acting Secretary, Department of Education.
    K54 million in TFF funds paid to schools

    The Education Department paid K54 million Tuition Fee Free (TFF) funds to schools on Monday, Education Secretary Dr Uke Kombra says. Kombra, pictured, told The National that schools that had accounts with BSP would have received their...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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    TFF not working, says head teacher

    A Head Teacher of a primary school in Lae, has questioned why full payments of the Tuition Fee Free (TFF) funds are not being paid. Celyne Yep said the government should clarify to schools, how much is...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • Department of Education establishes hotline

    The National Department of Education (NDoE) has established regional hotline numbers and an email address for stakeholders to report schools that are charging fees. REGION CONTACT Southern 733 27048 New Guinea Islands 722 39926 Highlands 707 35658...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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    Schools in Morobe to charge fees in 2017

    Schools in Morobe province will be charging various fees in 2017 to make up for the shortfall in tuition fee free funding, Post Courier (November 23) reports. The shortfall has prompted the Morobe Provincial Education Board (MPEB)...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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    Schools urged to clarify financial status

    Papua New Guinea Teachers’ Association (PNGTA) president Ugwalubu Moana has called for schools around the country to come out regarding their financial situation, The National (April 12) reports. He said the association is aware of schools claiming...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • K150 million to be paid in tuition fees

    The Department of Finance will pay a total of K150 million for the government’s tuition fee free component for the third term of the school year, The National (August 6) reports. According to Finance Secretary, Dr Ken...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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  • Schools submitting inflated enrollment figures

    The Department of Education is concerned about inflated enrollment figures being submitted. The National (June 17, 2015) reports at least 2000 schools submitting inflated data in order to secure more funding from the government through its tuition...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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    School tuition fee free subsidies paid

    The government has paid outstanding tuition fee free subsidies of more than K97 million into bank accounts of schools last Friday, The National reports (April 20), allowing the second term of schooling to start today. The move...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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