Major current education and public affairs programs include:


A bilingual education website

A bilingual education website (English and Pidgin) about the minerals and energy sectors within PNG and beyond.  Includes a wide spectrum of ready-to-use educational resources for both teachers and students and can be navigated through browsing by topic, subject area or PNG curriculum year level.
Education “Tutudesks” A mobile desk for children in remote schools who do not have access to a desk in the classroom or at home.  A clip-on solar light allows night time use Sponsoring a trial of “Tutudesks” for some remote schools in PNG; each child in the school is given a desk.  (Based on the experience of the Desmond Tutu campaign in Africa which has supplied over 1million desks to children).
Education AusAID-Chamber tertiary education partnership implemented in collaboration with:i)     the University of Technology Department of Mining Engineering; andii)   the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), Earth Sciences Division The program is managed by the Chamber.  It aims to generate a marked improvement in the working environment and the job satisfaction of both staff and students in the two faculties leading to a better quality graduate.  This is achieved through a multi prong approach to improve the quality of the facilities and equipment, upgrading the overall quality of teaching and research, and increasing the interaction with overseas universities and industry.
Education “Earth Tok” – a geology text for general reference and a set text for first year Earth Science course.  Written by Prof Hugh Davies, UPNG and published by the Chamber A full colour text of international standard which is a major contribution to tertiary education, in particular to PNG geosciences.  It is the first of its kind, an international standard geology text written in PNG using PNG examples.
Education Sponsorship of UPNG Chair of Applied Geology For the Earth Sciences Department, University of PNG.  The only endowed chair in the country.
Education “What is Gold” booklet (new edition in preparation) An overview of the gold mining industry as it relates to PNG.  For upper secondary school, tertiary students and the general reader.
Education “What is Oil and Gas” booklet (in preparation) A comprehensive overview of the petroleum industry as it relates to PNG.  For upper secondary school, tertiary students and the general reader.
Public relations/ education Industry survey  Survey of major PNG resource companies to compile five years of key statistical data on projects/proposed projects (2010 – 2014).
Public relations/ education Bimonthly e-newsletter Chamber e-newsletter for members, government and the public.
Public relations/ education Eleven industry documentaries on the technical and social/community aspects of the PNG mining and petroleum industry 1:  Mining in PNG2:  Petroleum in PNG

3:  Ok Tedi – PNG’s Oldest Operating Mine

4:  Porgera Mine – Going Strong after a Quarter Century

5:  Ramu Nickel – PNG’s First Nickel-Cobalt Producer

6:  PNG LNG Project

7:  Resource Sector Communities and National Development

8:  High Medical and Health Standards Achieved by Resource Companies

9:  Resource Sectors Role in Employment, Education and Training

10:       Chamber Women in Mining and Petroleum Program

11: Resource Development and Communities

Minerals and Energy Education – Powerpoints, Fact Sheets, Worksheets, Videos, Images Geology ● Rocks & minerals ● Exploration ● Mining ● Mineral processing ● Energy ● Gas ● LNG ● Environmental management ● Non-renewable energy


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