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School fight started over boy-girl relationship


Provincial Education Advisor for Morobe Province Mr Keith Jiram has brushed aside reports that the school fight at the Bugandi Secondary School was in relation cult activities within the school. 

Mr Jiram said the fight that started at the beginning of the school year among students was in relation to a boy-girl relationship which than escalated to bigger fights involving students from different grades and classes. 
He said the Provincial Education Disciplinary Board will be having a meeting by next week Tuesday to discuss the status of Bugandi Secondary School which is currently on suspension for two weeks. 
“We will be discussing strategies and options in addressing this ongoing issue head on but two main options that will be discussed is whether we should change the school from boarding to a day school and also we are thinking of cutting down the number of grade 9 intakes” 
MR Jiram said there are almost 2000 students studying at the school and maybe that’s one reason why teachers cannot be able to control the entire student population when it comes to such incidents like the current issue.
Meanwhile, he said classes are expected to resume by the beginning of term 2 and also this two weeks suspension will buy some time for the Provincial Education Board to come up better strategies to address the ongoing school fight. ...read more on >> PNG Education News

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