Educational News

TCZ HOPEFUL LICENSURE EXAMS WILL COMMENCE NEXT YEAR

The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ) says it is hopeful that the proposed licensure examinations for teachers, will be rolled out next year. TCZ has proposed the introduction of licensure exams for teachers and is currently engaging stakeholders on the implementation process. Speaking when he featured on Christian Voices’ Chat-back…

107 SCHOOLS IN LUMEZI GET DESKS WORTH MORE THAN K10 MILLION

The Lumezi Town Council has so far delivered 6,767 double seater desks to 107 beneficiary schools across the district, procured using the 2022 and 2023 Constituency Development Fund (CDF) allocation. The Local authority has to date, procured a total of 7,675 double seater desks and only 908 desks are left…

FAMILIES URGED TO PRACTICE GOOD HYGIENE AS SCHOOLS REOPEN

Family Development Initiatives Team Leader Sheikh Yusuf–Ayami, has called on families to heighten hygiene practices and standards in their homes following the reopening of schools. “Parents must teach their children basic hygiene such as washing hands before eating food and after using the toilet,” said Mr. Ayami. He has said…

TEACHER RECRUITMENT WAS TRANSPARENT- TAYALI

Acting Minister of Education Frank Tayali has assured the nation that the recently concluded teacher recruitment exercise was impartial, transparent and non-discriminatory contrary to speculations regarding the nature of the recruitment exercise. Some sections of society alleged that the 2023 teacher recruitment exercise was characterized by corruption, nepotism, political interference…

SAVE THE CHILDREN CALLS FOR INCREASED FUNDING TO WASH FACILITIES IN SCHOOLS

Save The Children Zambia has called on government to increase the budget allocation for the Water Supply and Sanitation function and refurbish dilapidated WASH facilities in most schools using the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Save the Children Country Director Jo Musonda says this will help Schools easily implement preventive measures…

TEACHING SERVICE COMMISSION URGED TO GIVE DETAILED VACANCY LIST BEFORE RECRUITMENT

The Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) has urged government through the Teaching Service Commission, to always release a detailed lists of vacant positions in the teaching service before any recruitment. ZANEC Board Member Chairperson for the basic education sector Saka Sokontwe said this when he featured on Christian Voices’ Chatback…