From early childhood learning through to university, there is schooling in Lae to suit all age groups and levels. It is advisable to arrange a visit to each school to determine which is best for you. If you would like to be put in touch with a parent from a particular school, please use the email icon at the top of the page or leave a comment on the forum below.
Early Childhood Learning, 18 months to Preschool.
Prep School to Grade 6 composite classes Australian curriculum (New South Wales).
Principal: Katrina Faithful
Phone: +675 479 5011
Elementary School from Preschool to Grade 4 Primary from Grade 5-8 based on the syllabus for Grade 6 and Grade 8 PNG National Exam syllabus.
Located on Coronation Drive
Phone: +675 472 1011
Fax: +675 472 1234
Lae Play School
Located on Markham Road, Eriku, Lae Play School provides a fun, safe learning environment for 2-5 year olds. Children are taught in English and formal classes are based in the Queensland Education curriculum. Also offer Montessorri classes. Teacher/student ratio is low.
Tel: +675 7108 5556
Ukarumpa International School
Located in the Eastern Highlands (approx 1.5hours from Lae)
Pre school through to Grade 12
Christ-centred education that develops a Biblical worldview and prepares students to successfully function in all aspects of life.
Via the website: ukarumpainternationalschool.org/contact-us/
The Papua New Guinea University of Technology is Papua New Guinea's only technological institution. Unitech has awarded since 2009 over 13,029 degrees, diploma certificates.
Located 8km out of Lae on Bumbu Road
Administrator Tel: +675 473 4999 or Fax: +675 475 7776