BY SAMIE WAIKORI
MALAITA Education Authority through the Ministry of Education and human Resource development has been called on to consider establishing a senior secondary school for ward 12 in Lau region of north Malaita.
MPA for ward 12, Fred Wai Diau recently made the appeal calling on responsible authorities and leaders to work together towards achieving this endeavour.
He said the three primary schools and one community high school in the ward are not enough to cater for the growing population of ward 12.
He said at the moment children have to leave their parents and live in communities close to the school.
He said more primary schools and secondary schools will boost education in Ward 12.
On the same note, a plan to extend classes at Takwa Community High School to form six was mentioned to this paper yesterday.
A senior catechist under Takwa Catholic parish, who was also member of Takwa School board, Mr Eddie Kaia said the school board has put in place plan to introduce form six to Takwa CHS.
He said the school board is currently pursuing establishing a science lab, library and dormitories as part of the plan to include form six to the school.
Takwa CHS was on the edge of Ward 12 and with its plan; it will help address the need for senior high school in ward 12.