Education Program

Kokoda College Project

Kokoda CollegeKTF's flagship project - the construction and opening of Kokoda College. Already in its first stage of construction, the Kokoda College will be a state-of-the-art training facility based in Kou Kou. It will offer courses in Elementary & Primary Teaching and Community Health Work. There is a lack of training facilities throughout PNG and the Kokoda College aims to become a beacon for high quality qualifications. Read more

PNG Rich Learning Environment Project

Our PNG Rich Learning Environment Project encompasses multiple output areas. Each area provides a solution for the myriad of challenegs schools in PNG face. Each area is interdependent and reflects KTF's holistic approach to provide quality education.

Teacher Training

Elementary TeacherQuality primary and elementary teachers are urgently needed for schools in many communities. In partnership with the PNG Education authorities, KTF has trained 56 elementary teachers in the Certificate of Elementary Teaching, and is also supporting members of the communities along the track to train as primary teachers via the PNG Diploma of Primary Teaching. These teachers will return to their home villages to operate the schools after they have graduated. Read more

Teacher Incentives

Teacher Sullivan

The Foundation also supports elementary teachers via teacher incentives. This initiative, established in 2011, ensures elementary schools along the Kokoda Track remain open. In 2014, the Foundation supported 20 qualified elementary teachers, and in 2015 we continue to support teachers with their wages. Read more

 

School Resource and Infrastructure Support

Furniture distributionIn 2015, we continue to support 43 elementary, primary and secondary schools with vital educational resources and infrastructure support. Schools are supported with a range of resources including textbooks and library books, stationeries, teacher resources, furniture, classrooms and general maintenance. Find out more