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Teachers in WSP raise concerns over non-payment of salary

The teachers were told to complete their resumption duty forms and submit in March to be on payroll in April, which they did. However, they haven’t been paid for months.

A handful of those graduate teachers made attempts to follow up on their salaries during the first term break.

They were told by the provincial education branch in Vanimo that the main office in Port Moresby had misplaced their resumption duty forms. They were then advised to re-fill the forms for the second time.

200 schools to soon use teachers’ attendance system

The new ‘time in attendance system’ will see a biometric hand punch device come into use that will provide an accurate audit of a teacher’s attendance.

The system was launched by Minister for Public Service Sir Puka Temu and Minister for Education Nick Kuman, following the trial at three schools in the National Capital District.

Badihagwa Secondary School, Ted Diro Primary School and Limana Vocational School were the three pilot schools with 106 teachers’ attendances being captured.

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Tech problems blamed for teacher pay woes

The Acting Secretary for Education, Dr Uke Kombra has advised that technical problems with the Alesco HRIS have affected the processing of salaries for teachers nationwide and the public servants paid under the Education Payroll.

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