Government, through the National e-Learning Strategy ensures the education system is more resilient

Online Reporter |  1 year ago | local

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education says GOVERNMENT, through the National e-Learning Strategy for Schools which was approved in 2021, is putting in place alternative ways of teaching and learning to ensure that the education system is more resilient during disruptive situations like national disasters and global pandemics,  Speaking at a ceremony where the Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services, through the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), was handing over 30 top-of-the-range laptops to Dzvairo Primary School in Makoni District, Manicaland recently, Permanent Secretary in the ministry of primary and secondary education, Mrs Tumisang Thabela said the program came at an opportune time as it guarantees uninterrupted learning in rural and marginalised schools. Speaking at the same event, UNICEF Deputy Representative, Ms Zeinab Adam said the transformation of education will make it more accessible, flexible and inclusive for all students so that they can have a wide range of digital learning options. Zimbabwe is one of the 19 countries participating in Giga, a global initiative to connect 2.8 million schools - including all schools in Zimbabwe - to the Internet by 2030.