Education Director lauds HPS PNG School Talent ID Program

first_imgGood things take time to develop. The benefits may not be that reassuring in its early stages but in time it will show. Today the Education Department through its Director – Schools Coordination & Teacher Appointments Homoka Boge endorsed High Performance Sport Papua New Guineas Kamapim Kakana Talent Identification & Development program. The program since its inception in 2016 continues to be in high demand from schools. Boge assured that the Education Department have taken the program on board. “You go ahead and implement the program in the schools. Your program we have seen it and it is planned out nicely. “This is very educational, it will motivate, it will enhance and it will teach our children to deviate from negative things,” Boge said. He added that their teachers are very willing to be involved because in schools there are problems with student discipline. “This program will help. “The organizations that you have also put into supporting the program are also very helpful organizations. “We the Teachers and the Department of Education Department cannot do it alone. “We need stakeholders, private organizations and NGO’s. “NGO’s play a very major role. “So we are very grateful for the program.” He added. Boge took pride in having his former student and HPS PNG’s Talent ID Officer Ian Kame being part of the program as well. “Your program we have heard about it and while I was discussing it with people Ian came in for the document to be signed and it so happened that he recognized me and I recognized him. “Ian was my student at Hohola Demonstration when I was the head teacher and I am proud of him. “It was when he was a student that he was selected in the AFL program and proudly represented our school and our nation. “It is much like what you guys are doing now. “We are teachers and we have our children who are developed and we feel that pride because this is our results.” Boge said. The program has since awarded its inaugural scholarship awards to the top 25 student athletes of which three have been identified by PNG Rugby Union to participate in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics Games from October 1-6.last_img

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