By Staff Reporter : PNG Today
The students at Pausa Secondary School in Wapenamanda District in Enga Province will have a new International Language Centre set up in the school campus to study foreign languages.
This was announced by the local MP and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration Rimbink Pato during the 10th school graduation last week Friday
Minister Pato said language classes in French, German, Japanese and Bahasa Indonesia will be taught by specialist language teachers based at the school next year.
“Learning one or two different foreign languages will assist students to become internationally competitive in global job market,” Pato said
The Minister stressed the importance of learning Bahasa language as PNG shares international land border with the Republic of Indonesia and unlimited business trade with our Asian neighbour.
The school ground was pack to capacity by parents, friends and local business that supported the school during the 2016 academic year.
School Principal Gary Mark thanked the School Board Chairman Daniel Yapao and his members for ensuring the school management and teaching staff are committed in ensuring quality education is delivered to students.
Outgoing SRC President Jeffery Kome commended the surrounding communities for providing a safe and conducive environment for students learning. He thanked the Minister Pato for his continued support in providing the much needed infrastructure which includes new boy’s dormitories.
More than 600 students of which 263 where Year12 left the school ground for the last time
This Lutheran Mission run institution is the first secondary school in PNG to have an e library for the students to use.
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