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Early Childhood Learning is Very Important says Lynda Babao-O’Neill

Mrs Lynda Babao O’Neill, the wife of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has officially opened the library for the ‘Buk Bilong Pikinini’ today (25/10/2016) at the Kuluanda Primary School in Tari, Hela Province.
Mrs O’Neill who is the Patron for the Buk Bilong Pikinini says early learning is very important and gives opportunity for underprivileged children to get an education at an early age where it is easy to absorb as much as possible.
“The Book Bilong Pikinini gives children a new look in life and dream of learning more to become successful.”
“It gives children the advantage of going forward in the formal education,” said Mrs O’Neill.
With a dream of educating many children in the country, Mrs O’Neill is adamant to built more libraries to cater for the books so that it gives the underprivileged children a chance in education.
“One of my goal as a patron is to have many libraries throughout the country for early learning at an early age,” said Mrs O’Neill.
She would like to ensure that every community in the country have access to the Buk Bilong Pikinini as it gives the children at an early age to have interest in education and the eager to learn more.
The Buk Bilong Pikinini is inline with the Government policy on education as key priority in educating more children, as they are they future of the country and the human resources that will bring the nation forward.
Mrs O’Neill after cutting the ribbon to officially opening the library took time gather children and read several books to them, which they all listened and wanted her to read more.
She was very happy in seeing the children showing interest in learning and said that is the kind of approach that should be seen in other parts of the country.
Mrs O’Neill was accompanied by a team from Oil Search as well as senior ministers from the Australia Government.....read more on  >> PNG Education News Online
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