Tabubil International School
Newman Road Tabubil Papua New Guinea
PO Box 408 Tabubil Papua New Guinea
Tabubil International School is located in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.
School offers education to approximately 300 children from Kindergaten
to Grade 7. The school exists primarily to cater for children of employees
of Ok Tedi Mining and their contractors.
of cultures and backgrounds of the children make for a very special school.
About 85% of students are PNG citizens and 14% Australians with the remainder
from around the world. Each child has a contribution to make to the school
which aims to ensure that children are treated as special and distinct
is well resourced with a well equipped library and ample teaching materials.
A fully networked computer system with Internet access is provided for
student use and computer education.
The school's mission statement states:
International School provides a high quality international school education
catering to the varied needs of Tabubil's multicultural mining community.
The school employs a well motivated and productive staff, with good working
conditions and a high degree of community involvement.
School hours commence at 8.15am and finish at 2.15pm. There is a 20 minute morning recess, and a 45 minute lunch break.
Tabubil is famous for its very high rainfall - about 8 metres per year. It is always warm and understandably quite humid, although the 500 metre altitude helps alleviate this.
The town is
extremely isolated and surrounded by dense forest. There is virtually
no road network
TIS is an OTML and IEA Partnership