School reforms

Schools reforms in 2016

This year will see the introduction of the Standard Base Education (SBE) and abolition of grade 8 and 10 exams.  

The Government in 2014 abolished the Outcome Based Education (OBE) system.

PNG Teachers Association (PNGTA) president Tommy Hecko said in a statement, “It is imperative that the National Government and its agencies, particularly the Department of Education and Teachers Services Commission effectively monitor and implement the SBE curriculum.

“The effectiveness and success of the SBE depends on a number of factors.