‘More Than 20,000 Unqualified Teachers To Be Fired Soon’ -Education Minister Lazarus Dokora

MORE than 20,000 untrained teachers may become jobless next year as the government has finalised the documentation for standards, which recommends exclusion of unqualified personnel from schools, the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Lazarus Dokora has said. He said the documentation of the Teacher Professional Standards (TPS) is part of the ministry’s efforts to improve the quality of education in the country. There was no proper supervision of standards in the education system, he…

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‘About 1,000 Qualified Teachers Have Lost Jobs’- Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta)

ABOUT 1 000 qualified teachers have reportedly lost their jobs under the government’s staff audit to flush out ghost workers, NewsDay reported. In a press statement yesterday, one of the country’s leading teachers’ unions, the Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta) confirmed the job losses, saying the matter was likely to take centre stage at its 34th annual conference in Harare this weekend. “Sadly as Zimta holds its 34th annual conference, confusion hangs in the air for…

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