Business college opens K2m hall

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THE Port Moresby Business College is among the higher education institutions benefiting from the Government’s Public Investment Programme, says Minister Francis Marus.
Marus, the Minister for Higher Education, Research Science and Technology, was speaking during the opening of the K2 million multi-purpose hall for the college yesterday.
Marus said the government aimed to rehabilitate and recapitalise the infrastructure of all higher education institutions in the country.
He said the Government had for the past five years spent about K300m to upgrade universities, teachers colleges, nursing colleges and business colleges and Technical, Vocational Education Training (TVET) institutions.
“The Government recognises that we have an access, quality and equity issue on hand in the provision of high education technical education services to our people,” he said.
“Not all Papua New Guineans have access to quality, tertiary education in existing institutions of higher education there are evident of gender, ethnic groups and locality representations. The expansion of basic education has had direct impact on the higher education sector.”
Principal John August said the college planned to change the mode of training to introduce lecture tutorial to ensure students did more.

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