Category Archives: Education

Mozambique: Koranic School Owner Sentenced in Beira

  Maputo — A judge in the central Mozambican city of Beira, on Thursday, sentenced the owner of a local Koranic shool to 15 days imprisonment for violating the rules imposed under the country’s state of emergency. According to a report in Friday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”, a further two staff at the

Mozambique: 90 Days for Essential School Building Work

  Maputo — The Mozambican government expects to complete within 90 days the building work necessary to make it possible to reopen the country’s 667 secondary schools and 15 of the 27 teacher training colleges without a major risk of spreading the Covid-19 respiratory disease among the student population. To this end the government will

Mozambique: Nampula Parents Worried About School Reopening

Maputo — Nampula (Mozambique), 15 Jul (AIM) – Parents of secondary school students in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula are worried about the reopening of schools, scheduled to begin on 27 July, because of overcrowding in classes, and the safety of their children on the journey between home and school. They raised these concerns

Mozambique: Some Zambezia Schools Cannot Reopen

Maputo — Quelimane (Mozambique), 15 Jul (AIM) – At least 11 of the 52 complete secondary schools in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia will be unable to reopen on 27 July, according to the spokesperson for the provincial education directorate, Caunda Muticumala. The government ordered the closure of all schools in late March, as

Mozambique: Education Minister Consulting On School Calendar

Maputo — The Mozambican Minister of Education, Carmelita Namashalua, on Monday guaranteed that her ministry is willing to consult on proposals to revise the school calendar for this year, and on the subjects that should continue to be taught once schools re-open. All Mozambican schools, from crèches to universities, have been closed since late March,

Mozambique: Limited Re-Opening of Schools As From 27 July

Maputo — The Mozambican government announced on Tuesday that the re-opening of schools, closed since March because of the Covid-19 pandemic, will begin on 27 July – but only for the 12th (pre-university) grade of secondary education, and for teacher training colleges. Furthermore, schools (whether publicly or privately owned) will only be allowed to re-open