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Education Minister Nick Kuman assures teachers on Salary improvements

PNG Education Minister Nick Kuman 
Teachers in Papua New Guinea  will soon see improvements in their Salaries and other benefits this year. Education Minister Nick Kuman says the government will  look into teachers salaries and other benefits  and will be re-negotiate  in the coming months.

Kuman said last Sunday that the Government made education a priority, however, the focus was on students.
“Come June, July we are going to re-negotiate teachers’ packages.” 
Kuman said for years, teachers and health workers had been taken for granted and their low packages were overlooked. He said countries that were investing a lot in education invested in students and provided good incentives to teachers as well.  
These countries, he said, were seen to be advancing.
“Teachers play an important role in ensuring future leaders of this country.”He said good incentives would boost and improve the performance of teachers.  Earlier in the year, due to cash flow crisis, public servants were not paid on time.

Read more on >>  PNG Education News Online

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