Category Archives: Education

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

Mozambique: Schools Should Re-Open With ‘Zero Contamination’

Maputo — Mozambican Education Minister Carmelita Namashalua on Monday expressed her determination that schools should reopen safely, without any danger of transmitting among pupils the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease. The government’s strategy is to reopen the schools gradually, starting with the 12th, pre-university grade of secondary education, which is taught in 667

Mozambique: No School Without Water Can Re-Open, Says Ministry

Maputo — The Mozambican Ministry of Education has promised that no school will be allowed to reopen, if it does not possess a water supply. All schools, from creches to universities, have been closed for more than three months because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The government is now moving cautiously towards a phased re-opening of