Education Deputy Minister Patrick Ngoma says the ministry is faced with challenges of synchronizing trades colleges with pupils regards to the newly introduced two pathways system.
Mr. Ngoma said this when he paid a courtesy call on Northern Province Minister Freedom Sikazwe this morning.
The education minister, who led a delegation of six which includes Education Permanent Secretary Patrick Nkanza, said his government is doing everything possible to ensure that the two pathways system succeeds.
Mr. Ngoma added that the two pathways system whose aim is to enhance skills training will enable the country to grow economically.
Mr. Ngoma’s delegation later toured Kasama’s Lukashya Trades Training Institute to familiarize with the challenges of the institution.
Recently, President Michael Sata directed that every district should have a trades institute in a bid to enhance skills training in the country.