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Teaching Council verifies over 700 teacher qualifications

General News Teaching Council verifies over 700 teacher qualifications

Minister of General Education David Mabumba
Minister of General Education David Mabumba

The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ) working with investigative wings has embarked on a verifying academic qualifications for over 700 teachers countrywide, who are believed to be in possession of forged documents.

Minister of General Education David Mabumba has assured that the clean-up exercise for teachers including civil servants country-wide is on-going, and that all those found wanting will be punished accordingly.

Mr. Mabumba added that his ministry working with the Zambia Qualifications Authority is further planning on introducing a method of verifying academic qualifications online for all concerned parties in order to save on time and resources.

Meanwhile the Minister has disclosed that over 258 teachers had fraudulent academic and professional certificates in 2016.

The Minister added that the Examinations Council of Zambia detected fraudulent teachers with fake Grade 12 academic qualifications who were dismissed from the teaching service.

The Minister was responding to a question raised by Chimwemwe Member of Parliament Mwila Mutale who wanted to find out how many fraudulent academic and professional certificates were detected by the Examinations Council of Zambia in 2016, what plans the government has to deal with civil servants with fraudulent qualifications.

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  1. what OF the money u have stolen from DFID on education budget support? that is more Important than witchchunting UPND TEACHERS

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