BY LYNTON AARON FILIA
FOUR secondary schools of the Guadalcanal province are owners of science equipment.
They are the first recipients of the PCDF – provincial capacity development fund project.
The equipment were officially handed over yesterday by the Guadalcanal Provincial Deputy Premier Mr Peter Aoraonisaka to the principals of the schools.
Speaking on behalf for the schools, the Principal for Marara Community High School Mr John Botsi said the schools are now well-equipped with science apparatuses.
He said their labs will be conducive to the students’ learning of science, especially regarding experiments.
“It is imperative for schools to have latest and high quality science lab supply these days,” Mr Botsi said.
Mr Aoraonisaka said the province’s government is likewise proud to assist its schools and advance their learning potentials.
Aoraonisaka thanked the Crowntech Scientific and Omega Scientific for delivering the equipment.
Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, Mr Stanley Pirione said the science equipment is fundamentally crucial for science curricular for children’s learning.
“It may not be enough in terms of overall need from education sector but at least these scientific equipments will surely benefit our children in their studies.”