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Govt Urges Parents To Pay School Fees For Their Children

Govt Urges Parents To Pay School Fees For Their Children

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has exhorted parents and guardians to pay school fees for their children.

The Ministry’s director of communication and advocacy Taungana Ndoro said schools should not send away day scholars for non-payment of fees but make payment plans with their parents and guardians.

Ndoro, however, reminded parents that boarding schools are a luxury and they cannot take their children to school without paying fees. He said:

For day scholars, we do not expect any school to send away learners for non-payment of fees, but schools should allow parents to make payment plans.

But we also expect cooperation from the parents. When they have made a plan, they should honour it and make payments.

However, parents should understand that boarding school is a luxury and they cannot take their children to school without paying school fees.

Boarding schools need the money to be able to provide food and other basic amenities for the learners.

So we want to encourage parents to pay school fees or at least come to an agreement with the school on a payment plan, which they should also pay so that schools can continue to operate and take care of learners.

Meanwhile, the Government has reintroduced a five-day learning week for all learners, thereby moving away from an arrangement in which learners in some schools attended classes at least three days per week.

More: The Herald


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11 Comments

civil servant 2 weeks ago

vote CCC
ava vakonewa


Asalif 2 weeks ago

you argue parents to pay why not lead by example by paying BEAM and school teachers children's fees


Blabber 2 weeks ago

Boarding school is a luxury!! Endesai wana wenyu kwamunoafforder


zoe 2 weeks ago

this Ndoro guy is an **** how can he say boarding is a luxury.build more boarding schools vana vave neEqual opportunities


g 2 weeks ago

toibhadhara neiko musiri kutipa Mari nagure wamukuru wenyu. dira rizare wangu


shaya dzembongoro 2 weeks ago

ko zvainzi free education wani since 2018 paye


ZELESKYN 2 weeks ago

Vabereki bhadharirai vana fees,


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putin 2 weeks ago

isuu ana mnangagwa tichabhadharira vana venyu skull fees mahara 2030


ccc 2 weeks ago

Ngavaise usd tibhadharire vana vedu kwete rtgs yavo iyo ngaapinde hake


Zim 1 2 weeks ago

Gvt ngaibhadhare vana fees sezvayavimbisa


😳 2 weeks ago

kutongwa nemagandanga hanzi boarding is luxury



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