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2022 NON SCHOOL LEAVERS SELECTED LIST FOR TEACHER TRAINING COLLEGES

This official release announces the Non-School Leavers selected for Teacher Training Colleges for this year (2022). Students whose names are in this list are to contact the respective Teacher Training Colleges (on the contact details provided).

 

NOTICE: 2022 TESAS Scholarships Tickets

2022 TESAS Scholarships Tickets
 
All TESAS Scholarship students under AES & HECAS are advised to check your nearest Air Niugini Office and collect your tickets, commencing 09th February, 2022.
 
Ensure that you bring along valid identification document.
 
DHERST

Call for Applications for Membership of the National Higher and Technical Education Board

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) would like to inform the public that the new Higher Education (General Provisions) Act 2014 is now in effect. This Act provides for the establishment of the National Higher and Technical Education Board. Applications are now invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for membership of this Board.

  1. STATUTORY BASIS
  2. Part IV, Section 13 of the Higher Education (General Provisions) Act 2014 establishes the National Higher and Technical Education Board (NHTEB).

  3. MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD
  4. The Board will consist of a Chairperson and not more than six nor less than four Board Members, of whom at least two shall be women. Membership of the Board will be approved by the National Executive Council on the recommendation of the Minister, following advice from the Departmental Head. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Alternate members may be appointed.

    The Board will elect its own Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson.

  5. THE ROLE OF THE BOARD
  6. The Board is established as the body responsible for integrated quality assurance for all tertiary education in Papua New Guinea. It is designed to ensure that decisions on the approval of new tertiary institutions are evidence-based and made objectively.

  7. POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD
  8. The Board has the following powers and functions:

    1. To assist in ensuring that the objectives of the Act are achieved in respect of quality assurance and regulation for higher and technical education.
    2. To report to the Departmental Head in respect of its activities and on matters referred to by the Departmental Head.
    3. To monitor the work of any committees and other bodies it establishes.
    4. To recommend to the Departmental Head policy guidance on national quality assurance arrangements for higher and technical education.
    5. To review, consult on and update the PNG National Qualifications Framework from time to time.
    6. To approve national standards for quality assurance and regulation of higher education institutions and Papua New Guinea universities.
    7. To approve application guides, forms, and other documents required under the Act.
    8. To make decisions on matters referred to it for its decision.
    9. To recognise or not recognise the registration or programme accreditation decisions of any other agency or professional licensing body in respect of a higher education institution or higher education programme as meeting requirements of the national standards, and;
    10. To conduct thematic or sectorial reviews on any matters relating to compliance with the national standards.
    11. To approve a national higher and technical education plan in accordance with Section 6, and;
    12. To approve the appointment of Council members of public higher education institutions in accordance with Section 143O; and,
    13. To approve the appointment of the Chair and Deputy Chair of a public institution of higher education in accordance with Section 143P; and,
    14. To terminate the appointment of a member of a Council of a public higher education institutions in accordance with Section 143R; and,
    15. To approve the Rules of public higher education institutions in accordance with Section 143ZO; and,
    16. To approve national curriculum and national training packages in accordance with Part XA.

    Further information about the functions and responsibilities of the Board can be obtained by contacting DHERST Contact Persons.

  9. ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD
  10. Under Section 15(4) of the Act, a person appointed to the Board shall:

    1. Be a fit and proper person to hold the office, and,

    2. Have substantial current knowledge and expertise in the management of institutions of higher education or of academic affairs in higher and technical education, which may include research management, or;

    3. Have substantial current knowledge and experience in the design, development and delivery of programmes leading to higher education awards /qualifications, or;

    4. Have substantial current knowledge and experience in meeting the employment needs of industry, businesses, government or the community in Papua New Guinea, or;

    5. Have substantial current knowledge and experience in quality assurance of higher and technical education, or;

    6. Have substantial current knowledge and experience in:

      • business management, or;
      • leadership and administration,or;
      • institutional governance, or;
      • planning, or;
      • finance, or;
      • the practice of law, or;
      • government regulation of institutions.

    You are not eligible if you are:

    • A current public service employee;
    • A member of the governing body of a higher education institution;
    • A chief executive officer of a higher education institution, or;
    • An owner, whether in part or full, of a private higher education institution registered under the Act.

  11. HONORARIUM
  12. The Chairperson will be paid an honorarium and appointed on terms and conditions approved by the Head of State. Members will be paid fees and allowances as determined by the Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and appointed on terms and conditions approved by the Minister.

  13. SELECTION CRITERIA
  14. A Selection Committee established by the Acting Secretary DHERST will assess eligible applicants against the following criteria:

    1. Applicant meets the requirements of Section 15 (4) of the Act
    2. Extent to which the applicant demonstrates an understanding of the principles and practices of external quality assurance in higher education
    3. Extent of the applicant’s relevant prior experience and expertise
    4. Strength of endorsement of applicant from referees
    5. Extent to which the applicant contributes to a balanced ranges of expertise or brings unique skills and experience or contributes to meeting the requirements in respect of gender balance.

  15. APPLICATION PROCESS
  16. Applications must include:

    • A Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria;
    • A current detailed Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact details of three referees who are readily contactable by email or telephone;
    • Applications must be submitted in one of the two ways: (1) by email to Ms Welmah Wakit (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Ms Cecilia Bula (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line “National Higher and Technical Education Board” or (2) in a sealed envelope stating "National Higher and Technical Education Board" and posted to this address:

      Acting Secretary
      Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology
      P.O. Box 5117, Boroko
      NCD 111
      Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    Potential applicants must obtain an Application Pack from DHERST Contact Persons:

    1. Ms Welmah Wakit
      Phone:
      (675) 301 7021 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    2. Ms Cecilia Bula
      Phone:
      (675) 301 7038 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applicants must be received no later than 4:06pm on 8th April 2022. Late applications will not be entertained.

This advertisement is authorised by:

Dr Francis Hualupmomi, PhD
Acting Secretary
Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology

Press Release: 2022 TESAS List for Continuing Students

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) wishes to announce the Tertiary Education Scholarship Assistance Scheme (TESAS) Listing of Continuing Students attending all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Papua New Guinea.

Be advised that students whose names do not appear on the list should consult your respective institution to confirm your progressive status for 2022.

Students who were on self-sponsor last year (2021) but have secured scholarship this year (2022) and need air travel to their respective institutions must provide their travel itineraries to DHERST.

Those HEIs who have not submitted the End of Year Results or list of continuing students to DHERST are advised to do so before the end of January, 2022.

For more information contact us on telephone numbers: 301 2070 or 301 2022 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Congratulations and Best wishes in your studies in 2022.

 

Authorized by


Dr. Francis Hualupmomi, Ph.D.

Acting Secretary

Press Release for 2022 New Intake, TESAS Students

On behalf of the Minister and the Department of Higher Education Research Science and Technology, I hereby confirm that the following students, published on this official list are the 2022 Grade 12 School Leavers selected on academic merit at a tertiary institution of their choice and have been awarded TESAS Scholarship. The TESAS Award list is inclusive of students from December 21st, 2021 list as well as students offered a spacing through the Admission Pool.

Congratulations to all the selected school leavers and TESAS Awardees. It is mandatory that all students comply with the Admission Policy of the institution selected to. Registration information including compulsory tuition fees must be paid by the student and or sponsor prior to the orientation and registration.

Students whose names do not appear on the TESAS Award list must consult your respective institution directly to confirm your admission status for 2022. TESAS students who have been awarded scholarship and need air travel to their respective institutions must provide their Grade 12 certificates and TESAS Offer letter to collect your tickets at the nearest Air Niugini office. For those students travelling via road/boat to their respective institutions can later claim for reimbursements.

Students are advised to consult their NOAS My Status for information on TESAS Terms and Conditions.

I wish you all the success in this Academic year, 2022.

 

Authorized by


Dr. Francis Hualupmomi, PhD

Acting Secretary

Department of Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology