Educational News

MEDIA NETWORK ON CHILD RIGHTS CALLS FOR DELAYED REOPENING OF SCHOOLS DUE TO COVID-19

The Media Network on Child Rights and Development has called for a 2-week postponement in the reopening of schools in view of the new strain of the coivd19. Organization Coordinator Henry Kabwe says there is need to study the characteristics of the new covid19 strain that seemingly has a high…

RE-OPEN SCHOOLS – MEDIA NETWORK ON CHILD RIGHTS

The Media Network on Child Rights and Development has called on government to consider the re-opening of non-examination classes. Organization Executive Director Henry Kabwe says the continued closure of schools is detrimental to children adding that they have stayed home for a very long time. Speaking in an interview with…

NON-GRADUATING STUDENTS NOT TO RESUME CLASSES – SIAME

Government has announced that all non-graduating students in universities and colleges will not resume classes following the upward surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Ministry of Higher Education Permanent Secretary Kayula Siame says the move is in line with cabinets decision that non graduating classes will…

TEACHERS’ SALARIES UP FOR GRABS

A teacher union has registered its deepest displeasure against the growing tendency of double deductions towards teacher union contributions by two or more unions. Several teachers in Kafue and Lusaka districts have complained of having double deductions by two or more unions from their salaries. UNITUZ president Chipimo Paul laments…

SCHOOLS IN RURAL AREAS NEED MORE SUPPORT AS THEY RE-OPEN – CTPD

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development has called for more support towards schools in rural areas to ensure preparedness, prevention and control of COVID-19 Pandemic as Schools reopens next month. CTPD Executive Director Isaac Mwaipopo is concerned that following President Edgar Lungu’s directive for schools to reopen on 1st…

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