366 students from Chipata College of Education graduate with diplomas in Education

Three hundred and sixty-six students from Chipata College of Education have graduated with primary diplomas in Education.
The institutions 4th graduation ceremony, which is in association with the University of Zambia, was held yesterday in Chipata.
And speaking at the event, UNZA Vice Chancellor, Dr. Mike Mwala urged the graduating students to have love for their learners, since the career they have chosen calls for a lot of work.
Dr. Mwala says that the newly graduates were fully baked with the new education curriculum, which they will be articulating when teaching pupils in their various schools, where they will be deployed.
He says that out of the 366 graduates, 195 were regular students while 171 were serving teachers who opted to upgrade their qualifications.
Dr. Mwala urged the teachers to continue upgrading their qualifications by studying at higher learning institutions so that the country’s education system is improved.
He also advised teachers to help their pupils in the fight against HIV and AIDS, which he said was among the courses the graduates were taught, so that the scourge is combated.
Meanwhile, Chipata College of Education Principal, Malizani Tembo, said government should introduce distance learning to schools, which are in far flung areas so that a lot of teachers have easy access to upgrading their qualifications.

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