Lynne Iarume

Lynne Iarume


Master of Learning Innovation (QUT, Australia) 
B.Ed. – Ed. Psych (UOG, PNG) 
Dip. S/T (UPNG)

Areas of teaching

Teaching and Learning


The University of Goroka
P.O Box 1078
GOROKA 441, Eastern Highlands Province
Papua New Guinea
Phone: (+675) 531 1823/531 1830

Lynne received her Master of Learning Innovation, majoring in the field of Guidance & Counselling at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 2007.
She completed her undergraduate degree in Education, specializing in Educational Psychology from the University of Goroka (UOG) in 2002. In 1985, Lynne graduated with a Diploma in Secondary Teaching from the University of Papua New Guinea.

Prior to joining UOG in 2003 as a tutor, she taught in PNG Secondary Schools for 16 years. Currently she is training counsellors to be providers of Guidance & Counselling services in schools, organizations, and communities. She is also the Acting Head of the Division of Teaching & Learning with the School of Education.

Research Interest/Background 

Lynne is interested in the provision of Guidance and Psychological services in PNG schools and its impact on the behaviour of students

Research Work
Assistant researcher - UOG, NDoE & Unicef National Research on Student Behaviour Problems in Schools of PNG – 2015.


Conference Proceedings
“Building Character in Children” (National Education Conference: Calibrate Education for my future.” Programs & Abstracts handbook”, 18th – 20th July, 2013. UOG, PNG.

“Factors affecting Antisocial Behaviours of Students in Schools”:
A Case Study. National Education Conference, Celebrating PNG Education Performance: Past, Present, Future. Programs and Abstract Handbook, 23 -25th September, 2015 UOG, PNG. (Unpublished thesis).