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DoE officers made history in walking the Kokoda Track since 1975
By: Wesley.C.Thomas – Research & Database Officer, NLAS



Ten officers from the Department of Education including one officer from the Department of Community Development, Youth and Religion made history since 1975 by representing the Government in walking the Kokoda Track for eight (8) days from Kokoda station to Owes Corner. The initiative was proposed by NLAS and approved by the Secretary for Education Dr. Uke Kombra, PhD and further supported by the Chief Secretary to Government, Isaac Lupari, CBE to all other government agencies and business houses to support this initiative.  Click to read more

UPNG students conduct eight weeks job training with NLAS
By: Khadijah Apai



On the 5th of November 2019, five students of the University of Papua New Guinea commenced their Industrial Practical with the National Literacy Awareness Secretariat. This internship arrangement was an initiative of the UPNG Linguistics Students’ Association in collaboration with their course coordinator Mr Sakarepe Kamene and approved by the Director of NLAS, Mr Willie.E.Jonduo, ML. The students’ job practical is expected to run for eight weeks. Click to read more