By Staff Reporter
The Government promised to continue working with Education Coalition of Zimbabwe(ECOZI) in ensuring quality in the development of education in the country.
This came to light during the ECOZI Annual General Meeting(AGM) held in the Capital last week.
Delivering key note address read on behalf of Minister of Education Honarable Cain Mathema by John Dehwa ,Director of Communications and Advocacy in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education said the government will continue to work with ECOZI in various areas of education in the country.
“The Ministry recognises the fact that ECOZI is one of our reliable partners as they are part of the Education Coordinating Group. Their input in ensuring an enabling policy environment is achieved in the Education sector is highly valued. We want to identify policy gaps and find ways to collaborate and coordinate for our common goal which is to ensure that everyone has access to quality education.
The Ministry is cognisant of the ever evolving industry and the demands it poses on our education system. As such, we need the expertise of our partners to ensure that we attain and maintain international education standards, hence our continued engagement with them in the education sector.”
Speaking during the same occasion ECOZI Vice Chairperson Doctor Annah Theresa Nyadombo, Carmelite Sister said the organization is working with the government on Education Amendment Bill and learner skills development.
“We partner with the Government particularly the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education in main areas. At the moment we are looking at the Education Amendment, alternative learning and how it is going to contribute towards leaner development. We are also looking the safety of learners and thier environment.”
Ecoz has been instrumental in promoting and monitoring education system in the Zimbabwe.