Monthly Archives: August 2018

Ms Ali guest speaker for Book Week

‘Reading plays an important role in the development of a child’.

These were the words from Executive Manager for the Strategic Policy & Coordination Division Ms Ilikomau Ali, as she gave a speech to the students and teachers of Boroko Primary School on Friday 10th August as the guest speaker to conclude the Book Week. Ms Ali thanked the school administration for the invitation and stressed from the National theme ‘Read and Write forever more’, emphasising on how publications and literature could contribute meaningfully to the development of a child and that it was healthy for children, at a young age, to continue reading whether it be from a book, or from the internet or via your mobile phone.

NSAP in Manus

The Nationwide School Awareness Program (NSAP) carried out in Manus Province from the 22nd to the 27th of July was rewarding and as the fifth province to be visited., the team reached out to a total of eight schools including awareness to a community.
The team of 13 officers, including two representatives from the Department of National Planning travelled to the Province on Sunday 22nd July and returned on Saturday 28th July, 2018.

Policy Planning Updates

Apart from the Nationwide School Awareness Program (NSAP) that the Office of Censorship is currently undertaking, the Policy Planning sub section, under the Mass Media & Programs section within the Strategic Policy & Coordination Division (SPC) have been working tirelessly to implement some of its Key Performance Areas (KPA) such as the review of the Corporate Plan (2013-2018) and the National Censorship Policy, including the formulation of internal policies and others.