The number of schools in Zambia have increased substantially since independence.
Like most countries in the world, the Zambian government, in order to increase the number of Zambian schools, also places much emphasis on education in Zambia.
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So in line with its vision of providing “Quality, lifelong education for all which is accessible, inclusive and relevant to individual, national and global needs and value systems”, has increased the number of schools in Zambia to 96 and 125 for secondary and Primary Schools respectively. This was followed by a corresponding increase in the number of tertiary institutions.
Colleges went up to 34 and universities went up to 7 institutions respectively.
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Schools have been classified into three categories; basic education, high education and tertiary education. At all these levels there are public, private and religious schools.
A number of universities have come into the scene. Apart from the traditional government owned university of Zambia and
Copperbelt University, a good number of universities, public and private have sprung up.
The University of Zambia (UNZA), was founded in 1965.
Its motto is “Service and Excellence”. The Contact address is P.O. Box 32379, Lusaka.
The Copperstone University is accredited with TEVETA and registered and approved with the Ministry of Education.
The University offers a broad range of degree programmes in different schools.
The Zambia Open University (ZAOU) is a privately run accredited institution in Zambia. It opened its doors in 2002.
Mulungushi University is a public institution established in 2008 by the Zambian government. It is the third public University in the country. The University offers certificate, diploma and degree programmes.
The University of Africa (UoA), is a privately run accredited institution in Zambia. It opened its doors in the country in 2008. It offers a lot of study programmes at degree and also at certificate and diploma level.
Rusangu University is a private institution offering a broad range of degree programmes in a variety of academic fields. The name ‘Rusangu’ is derived from the Musangu tree which is even within the University grounds.
The Pamodzi University is a private university which strives to provide quality university education to school leavers and in-service candidates through the provision of quality open, distance and full-time education.
The Copperbelt University was established on 1st December 1987, by the Act of Parliament No. 19.The motto of the University is “Knowledge And Service”.
Cavendish University Zambia in partnership with Cavendish College London has been registered in Zambia. It is a recognized private education university. All courses conducted lead to qualifications that are internationally recognized. It offers certificate courses, undergraduate, post graduate diploma and masters programmes.
The Northrise University (NU) was founded in 2002. Its motto is “Being Excellent At What Is Good”.
The area of study is as follows:
The University Of Lusaka(UNILUS) is a private university, registered with the Ministry of Education and duly recognized by all relevant authorities in the education and training sector.
Chreso University offers Diplomas, Bachelor’s Degrees, Masters and Doctorates in Theological studies, Social and Business, Criminal Justice, Education and Health Sciences.
There are international and best schools in Zambia such as Simba International school, American International School,Lusaka International Community School,The International School of Lusaka, Lechwe School and Lake Road PTA School.
Lusaka Girls Secondary School is found in Lusaka province.
Banani International School opened in 1993 and was inaugurated in 1996. The school caters for girls only. The School has both Secondary and Primary Schools.
Lwengu School is situated in Monze. It’s motto is “Education and Appreciation”. The School is the abode of holistic education.
Little Lulu’s Little School, founded in 1999 in Kabulonga, a pleasant suburb of Lusaka, believes that every child is unique and that personal interaction is paramount to educating and equipping a child.
The mission statement of the school is “To Provide The Highest Possible Standards Of Education For Children Of All Races, Religions And Sexes.”Located in Ndola, the school was opened on 18th January 1982. It caters for junior education to secondary level. It is situated on Airport Road and is 5 minutes drive from Ndola International Airport.
At Ibex Hill School “Quality Education Is Our Business”.
Metropolitan School - Reputed Pre, Primary And Secondary Co-Educational Institution.
At Lady Diana High School you can enroll your children starting from pre-school, primary, all the way to secondary school level!
So the Zambian government, in line with its vision of "Quality, lifelong education'' has embarked on a massive construction of schools in Zambia.
We therefore urge you to stay tuned as we are going to be adding more schools in Zambia articles on this page!
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