Bills to provide ethics for teachers to be tabled in Parliament
Lundazi, March 13, 20013, ZANIS…..Education Minister John Phiri
says the Patriotic Front (PF) government will this week introduce
Higher Education and Teaching Council Board Bills in Parliament in
order to regulate institutions offering education.
Dr Phiri said this will provide a code of ethics to teachers across the country.
He was speaking in Lundazi yesterday when he addressed youths during
this year’s Youth Day celebrations held under the theme ‘opportunity
for the youth through enterprise,” at Lundazi Boarding Secondary
He revealed that the MMD government followed a pyramidal system of
education, more pupils at primary, few at secondary due to inadequate
space and fewer students entering tertiary or universities levels.
Dr Phiri said the PF government has since started reversing the trend by
focusing on constructing more colleges and universities, so that more
youths acquire skills and become entrepreneur citizens.
And a youth representative Edward Banda a pupil from Lundazi Boarding
Secondary School urged his fellow youths to refrain from indulging in
immoral sex and drug abuse because youths are the future leaders of
Banda however appealed to government to establish more Youths Trades
Schools that can help impart skills to the youth and become
responsible citizens, thereby reduce poverty and contribute to