Mabumba calls on African countries to improve their education systems
General Education Minister David Mabumba says there is need for African countries to improve their education systems in order to compete favorably worldwide.
Mr Mabumba says provision of quality education will make Africa better and stronger.
Mr. Mabumba was speaking in Maseru, Lesotho during the 10TH Conference for the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authority (AFTRA).
He says provision of quality education should be a shared aspiration to all African countries and that Zambia remains committed to ensuring that teachers deliver quality education.
Mr. Mabumba urged (AFTRA) member countries to ensure that the teaching profession is adequately researched and well regulated.
He has expressed happiness that Zambia has already operationalized the regulation of the teaching profession through the establishment of the Teaching Council of Zambia.
The Conference attracted the participation of over 10
African countries that included Nigeria, Cameroon Ghana and Kenya.
Other countries are Zambia, Lesotho, Botswana, South Africa, and Tanzania among others.
This is contend in a statement made available to Millennium radio by Zambia’s first secretary press and public to South Africa Naomi Nyawali