Most senior positions in the Ministry of Education are being occupied by unqualified workers.

Most senior positions in the Ministry of Education are being occupied by unqualified workers.
Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Deputy Minister Professor Nebelyn Wilombe says that this has resulted into these unqualified workers failing to deliver.
He further says that challenges being faced by the education sector in Eastern Province will only be addressed if all the workers in leadership positions are qualified.
Professor Wilombe was speaking Monday morning when he met authorities at the provincial education office.
Professor Wilombe is in the Province to visit training institutes and tour construction projects.
And Provincial Education Officer, Thomas Mwanza says that the province has faced challenges in some local contractors that do not finish projects on schedule.
Mr. Mwanza says that such contractors should have their contracts terminated.
Mr. Mwanza also says that the province has a challenge in paying salaries to teachers who are working in schools that have not yet been gazetted.
And the PEO disclosed that the province has 48 schools that have had their roofs blown off by heavy rains this rainy season and needs about 2 billion Kwacha to maintain them.

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