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Press Statement on increased fees at the University of Zambia

Press Statement on increased fees at the University of Zambia

Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) is concerned with the sharp increase in the fees for accommodation, examinations as well as the internet services. We note that accommodation fees have been increased from K1, 200 to K3, 900 which is a 300% increment. The examination fees have also been increased from K100 per year to K50 […]

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Press statement on the 2018 National Budget Address by the Minister of Finance

Press statement on the 2018 National Budget Address by the Minister of Finance

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE 2018 NATIONAL BUDGET ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF FINANCE ZANEC appreciates the fact that government recognizes the importance of the Education and Skills Sector considering that it has the third highest share of the National Budget. However, the Coalition is concerned that the Education and Skills Sector has been allocated K11, […]

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Speech read by ZANEC Board Secretary During the Meeting Advocating for Legislation to Protect Academic Freedoms

Speech read by ZANEC Board Secretary During the Meeting Advocating for Legislation to Protect Academic Freedoms

The Government Officials Represented Here Honorable Members of Parliament, ZANEC Board Members, Students,  The media, The facilitator, All Protocols observed,   Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my singular honor and privilege to welcome you all distinguished guests to this meeting. I am glad to note that in our midst we have Parliamentarians from the Education, […]

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Statement on Government Decision to Split UNZA into University Colleges

Statement on Government Decision to Split UNZA into University Colleges

The Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC), a composition of 68 education and skills sector oriented civil society organizations has welcomed the decision by government to split up the University of Zambia in several specialized University Colleges for the purpose of improving efficiency. ZANEC supports progressive ideas and will monitor that this particular decision when implemented […]

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PRESS STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION FOR THE DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD- 16th JUNE 2017

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION FOR THE DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD- 16th JUNE 2017

ZANEC is a Coalition of non-state actors working in the education sector comprising Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBO’s), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Students Union and Teacher Trade Unions (TTUs) working to enhance the provision of education in Zambia. The membership of ZANEC currently stands at sixty-eight (68) Member Organizations spread around the country. […]

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Up investment in girls education’

Up investment in girls education’

First Lady Esther Lungu has called for increased investments towards girls and women’s education covering early childhood to tertiary levels. Mrs. Lungu says access to education will create pathways to economic justice for vulnerable girls and women. The First Lady says education will also enable young women and adolescent girls to effectively participate in decision […]

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Govt to better education

Govt to better education

Minister of General Education  Dennis Wanchinga says there is need to explore alternative ways of constructing school infrastructure and teachers accommodation. Dr. Wanchinga says expansion of school infrastructure is important so that children and young people are accorded the opportunity to learn. The Minister says the 2015 statistics show a discrepancy between the number of […]

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Vodafone Zambia hails education in youth empowerment agenda

Vodafone Zambia hails education in youth empowerment agenda

Vodafone Zambia Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lars Stork has stressed the important role education plays in equipping young people with the tools they need to flourish an increasingly digital Zambia. His comments came in view of Youth Day, which is commemorated annually on March 12, as an opportunity for governments and the private sector to […]

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