Due to financial limitations, the government of Zimbabwe will roll out the provision of free basic education in phases, according to Primary and Secondary Education Minister Evelyn Ndlovu.
The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Evelyn Ndlovu, has said the shortage of Ndebele teachers especially for ECD level up to Grade 3 is due to the reluctance of people from Ndebele speaking regions to become teachers.
Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) led by Nelson Chamisa scored big in the Bulilima by-elections held on Saturday, wining two of the three wards on contest with Zanu PF managing to retain only one seat.
Government has said there is a critical shortage of Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Indigenous Languages teachers, while the entire education sector faces a shortfall of 25,000 teachers.
HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday appointed Evelyn Ndlovu as the new minister of primary and secondary education, demoting Cain Mathema who recently suffered a stroke whilst hospitalised with Covid-19 complications.