The Ministry of General Education Spokesperson Hillary Chipango has urged all newly recruited teachers to report at their respective Provincial Education Offices on Thursday, 15th September, 2016 for orientation and filling in necessary documents for payroll inputs, reports pan African Radio Journalist Hermit Hachilonde.
In a statement unveiled to the media today, Mr. Chipango said the Provincial Education Officers in all the ten provinces have organised orientation workshops for newly recruited teachers.
He said the meetings will be held on the 15th of September, 2016, in all the Provincial Headquarters of Zambia starting at 08:00 hours.
He indicated that some of the stakeholders expected to facilitate during the orientation sessions are; the Teaching council of Zambia, Teacher trade unions and others.
Mr. Chipango noted that after the workshops, the teachers will be allowed two months grace period from 15th September to 14th November 2016.
He has since stated that failure to attend the organised workshops, the newly recruited teachers might be replaced by those on the waiting list.
“All newly recruited are expected to attend this very important activity
After this, the teachers will be allowed two months grace period from 15th September to 14th November 2016.failure to which they will be replaced by those on the waiting list” he said