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

Teacher Training Project

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 Project

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 is supporting 20 qualified elementary teachers. Read more


School Resource and Infrastructure Support Project

Furniture distributionIn 2014, 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

Archer Leadership Scholars Project

Archer leadership scholar richardKTF is continuing the successful Archer Leadership Scholars project. Funded by the Fred P. Archer Charitable Trust, this scholarship is the first of its kind in PNG. It is awarded annually to six exceptional tertiary students from across PNG who have demonstrated exceptional academic abilities, promising leadership skills and a desire to go on to future leadership roles in PNG. Read more

Bisset Medal Project

Bisset medalEach year, KTF awards the Bisset Medal to the top student graduating from an Angel Scholarship. Named after Stan & Butch Bisset, Bisset Medal winners are supported with their university tuition and boarding fees, food and living allowances, resource allowances, mentoring, and an exchange program to Australia. Read more