Who are we? 

The International Education Agency Ltd (IEA) is a not for profit NGO accountable to an elected Board of ten directors operating under the provisions of the PNG Companies Act 1997. 50% of directors are female. The International Education Agency Ltd is PNG owned, with a long-term commitment to the country. Established in 1976 the IEA is one of PNG’s oldest and largest providers of secular education managing 20 schools across the nation ranging from pre-schools to upper secondary and technical and vocational colleges.


The IEA College of TAFE operates under the legal umbrella of the International Education Agency Ltd, and holds separate registration with the Papua New Guinea National Training Council as a training organisation (Registration number 002). In addition to the main campus in Port Moresby the IEA College of TAFE delivers training from campuses in Lae, Mt Hagen and Kimbe, and has recently established an ELearning capability.


The College is registered to deliver institutional qualifications from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma as well as short courses and skills sets customised for industry.


All qualifications delivered by the IEA College of TAFE are registered with the PNG National Training Council and are equivalent to Australian qualifications as they reflect the design and structure mandated by Australian Training Packages. Learning resources and assessment tools are provided by Australian content designers, and IEA Trainers hold either the National Certificate 3 in Training and Assessment or the Australian training qualification of the TAE 40116.