Edinfinite aims to help students

Oliver Kinde spent one and a half years creating the software for grade 11 and 12 students to perform better in their internal assessments and can also guide students in the external assessments such as the Grade 12 National Examination to help them select proper choices in the school leaver forms, and properly apply for courses at tertiary institutions of their choice.

Students protest defence deal

Final contents of the Defence Cooperation Agreement are yet to be revealed, with Prime Minister James Marape saying there will be an increased and "direct" presence of the US in PNG in the next 15 years.

This has been taken as a direct attack on PNG's sovereignty. 

Like their counterparts at the University of Papua New Guinea, Unitech's Student Representative Senate President, Kenzie Walipi, said they are taking the matter seriously as responsible citizens, hence classes have been cancelled for today.

Students tackle food insecurity

Over 300 students from 15 schools in Papua New Guinea and Australia participated in an online collaborative school project aimed at exploring and addressing food insecurity in the region.

The students engaged in discussions about climate change, land degradation, waste, fertilisation, and population growth and their impact on food security locally and internationally.

Students urged to take ownership

Former school principal, Sowati Ole, told students during graduation that classrooms, desks, learning materials, and water tanks within the school's vicinity must be used wisely as the school has been without these necessities for over a decade.

This year, more than 600 students have been enrolled at Kiunga Secondary. Normal classes began this week.

Meantime, boarding facilities remain incomplete. Dormitories have been under maintenance since 2020.

Students Flee Home In Search Of School

Learning for the students has been disrupted due to the continuous fight between the Hetwara gang and Gwarawon Resistance Group in Rai Coast`s  Nankina Valley, Madang Province.

Police officers who are on the ground in Tibu Village, said some students left for Saidor, others for Madang town, and Lae, Morobe Province. Police say their parents are concerned about their future and made the decision to send their children away with relatives so that they can continue learning, undisrupted.

Students discuss importance of human networking

The students said maintaining an effective human networking and connection system is key to addressing much of the world’s problem today.

In their presentations, they gave brief definitions of the topic, used examples and explained the need for young people to get involved in discussions of such by being proactive and expressive.

Janet Minong, who aspires to become a doctor, explained that human networking was all about interacting and forming relationships with others by way of establishing common ground.

Students succeed in 2021 academic year

On Friday 29 October, the school celebrated with its grade 10s and 12s, who had done well this year. The students were encouraged to be more proactive in their work and to keep aiming high.

Paul Henao, was a grade 12 graduate. He spoke highly of the students and saluted them for holding up their student ethics, which has seen to their end of year success.

Students out in numbers to receive late Sir Michael

They hold placards and flags since 8am. 
The body of the late Sir Michael will lay in state today at the Parliament house. 
The Governor General Sir Bob Dadae and Chief Justice Sir Gibbs Salika are part of the proceedings during today's special parliament sitting in honour of the Grand Chief. 
Late Sir Michael is the first Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea and the longest serving Prime Minister in the country. 
He died at the age of 84.

Science equipment for Tari secondary

Oil Search and the Oil Search Foundation (OSF) continue to support such learning opportunities and careers in STEM through a recent donation of scientific equipment to Tari Secondary School. The donation, which will benefit grade 9 to 12 students, included microscopes, test tubes, human body models, laboratory coats and many more resources.

Christine Kasou, Oil Search Vice President – People and Culture, said the provision of STEM materials to selected secondary schools is an initiative of Oil Search aimed at supporting practical classes in STEM.

Scholarship scheme for Kokoda children

Papua New Guinea Special Purpose Authority, the Kokoda Track Authority (KTA), and international development NGO, the Kokoda Track Foundation (KTF), have teamed up to fund the parent contribution project fees for more than 1,850 primary school students from all eligible KTA wards along and around the Kokoda Track.