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ExxonMobil PNG has invested in training and development both within its own local workforce and in the community. This support includes direct training and supporting an environment that nurtures learning. ExxonMobil PNG supports teacher training, builds and refurbishes classrooms, provides teacher accommodation and supports governance and leadership training for school management boards to promote quality education in Papua New Guinea.

PNG LNG plant workers

Workforce development

ExxonMobil PNG's approach to workforce development involves creating local jobs and training Papua New Guineans in technical and professional skills. They will play a key role in running the PNG LNG facilities for decades to come. 

PNG conducts teacher training at its LNG facility

Strengthening governance

A partnership with the Central Provincial Government Education Division and Esmie Sinapa Development Consultants and Services has resulted in the development of a Board of Management Training Manual which is used as a guide and training resource to improve school board governance and leadership performance.

EM PNG provides teacher housing

Infrastructure support

ExxonMobil PNG is focused on improving quality education in PNG and the support of local schools has been significant and wide ranging. New classrooms have been built, existing facilities have been refurbished and equipment such as desks and learning materials have been donated.

PNG science ambassador program participants

Science ambassador program

ExxonMobil PNG’s Science Ambassador Program promotes the importance of science, technology, engineering and math to school students in Papua New Guinea and encourages them to consider a career in these fields by giving a practical insight into the fun and exciting experiences that these professionals enjoy every day.