Papua New Guinea: Primary and Secondary Teacher Education Project

Assignment name: PNG Primary and Secondary Teacher Education Project (PASTEP)
Project Value: USD 950,000
Country: Papua New Guinea
Location in country: Lae, Madang, Wewak, Kabaleo, Mt. Hagen, Goroka
Name of Client: GRM International as Managing Contractor for AusAID
Date: 2001
Associated Consultants: Ove Arup Pacific

Narrative description of Project:

The aim of the project is to improve the quality of tertiary education in Papua New Guinea via the upgrading, reconstruction and new construction of teacher training facilities at six teacher training colleges throughout PNG.
The project involves the upgrading of approximately 130 buildings as well as the construction of approximately 30 new buildings.

Description of actual services:

All aspects of the design and management of the construction of the buildings, including:
– Consultation with end users
– Architectural design and documentation
– Budget and cost control
– Contract and construction management
– Liaison with college staff
– Quality assurance