Currently children from year 1 to year 6 qualify for free education, with the government covering their school fees in public schools.
The Minister of Education, Jean Pierre Nirua, made this announcement to hundreds of children and their parents celebrating Children’s Day at Saralana Park in Port Vila on Monday.
Student of High Schools like Montmartre Secondary School will benefit from new government initiative.
Last week students girls from Montmarte received Mr Nurua with their traditional dressing to reopened their dormitory.
It was damaged by cyclone Pam last year.