My Name is Marcel Ezra Mapai: This is my story

Marcel Mapai My middle name is “Efi” but I decided to use “Ezra” as I wanted a Biblical Name so someone gave that name to me. I come from Central Province, Inauaia Village in Mekeo Tribe. I completed my Degree studies at Divine Word University and obtained Degree in Business Management. I also attended theContinue reading “My Name is Marcel Ezra Mapai: This is my story”

Sam Basil Academic Scholarships Award Program Announced

Posted on NBC News/PNG Education News The Morobe Provincial Government has announced a K400,000.00 scholarship for tertiary students studying political sciences next year. This is in honour of the late Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Bulolo, Sam Basil. Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu made the announcement of the award to be called Sam Basil Academic Award duringContinue reading “Sam Basil Academic Scholarships Award Program Announced”

Where schools don’t open & teachers don’t teach

MARIAN FAA| Pacific Beat, ABC | Edited extracts PORT MORESBY – Hundreds of students in a remote Papua New Guinean school have repeated the same grade for eight years because teachers are abandoning their jobs. Cedric Agurope, a former student of Jangit Primary School in East Sepik Province says he did not make it pastContinue reading “Where schools don’t open & teachers don’t teach”

A policy to energise the PNG jobs market

JOHN K KAMASUA| PNG Career Development Inc PORT MORESBY -In the first issue of The Organizational Doctor, published last August, I wrote on the important outcomes of a short survey I conducted on the issue of connecting graduates to jobs. In Papua New Guinea we are producing many fine graduates who cannot find appropriate employment: thisContinue reading “A policy to energise the PNG jobs market”

Digital literacy in 21st century education

By BETTY GABRIEL WAKIAIN THE digital age of the 21st century, the development of technology has greatly changed the global economic situation and the structure of the labour force.A large number of daily works have gradually been replaced by machines, and the basic reading and writing ability has been unable to meet the needs ofContinue reading “Digital literacy in 21st century education”

Pandemic impacts global education

By BETTY GABRIEL WAKIASINCE its outbreak nearly 1.5 billion students worldwide from pre-school to higher education have been affected by the pandemic.The new coronavirus has caused the most serious damage to the education system in history, affecting more than 190 countries, according to the “Covid-19 and Subsequent Education Policy Briefing” published by the United NationsContinue reading “Pandemic impacts global education”

Birth. School. Life or Death. Na takis bilong gavman?

BY JULIUS JETHRO An opinion article on education from one perspective of youths Why education if you can’t find yourself in colleges or university? What is an education? Why does one need knowledge to aid one’s survival? How long has the education existed on earth? Who is to be educated by whom? Where can oneContinue reading “Birth. School. Life or Death. Na takis bilong gavman?”

Open your mind, read & write

By CAROLINE EVARI – posted on PNG Attitude blog on 23 August 2021 PORT MORESBY – The month of August is a significant month in Papua New Guinea for authors and schools. It is during this month that schools celebrate Book Week, and this year I was privileged to launch the Book Week program atContinue reading “Open your mind, read & write”

Floods in Mailovera village is the biggest problem

By Lorretta Warren In Mailovera village in the Gulf province, people fetch their water from dug up wells in the ground. Mailovera is close to the sea on the delta of the Taure and Lakemu rivers. There is always plenty of water and the villagers use canoes to go to their gardens and to travelContinue reading “Floods in Mailovera village is the biggest problem”