Principal questions hostel grants disbursement formula

Principals who were part of the 123rd Fiji Principals Association Conference at Novotel, Lami earlier this week. Picture: JONA KONATACI

A SCHOOL principal has questioned the formula used by the Education Ministry to disburse hostel grants to boarding schools.

During a discussion at the Fiji Principals Association Conference, the principal from Niusawa Methodist Mission School in Taveuni claimed there was a huge difference about how hostel grants were allocated to government-owned schools and schools that were managed by religious organisations and committees.

The full report on this story is published in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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