March 5th, 2014

Primary school pupils to learn exclusively in English from next academic year

Posted on 05 Mar 2014 at 2:43pm

The Ministry of Education has said come September next academic year pupils from Standard 1 will have to be taught all subjects in English except Chichewa.

Minister of Education Dr Lucious Kanyumba said this is in line with a new Education Act which will see pupils being taught in English right away from Standard 1, in an attempt to improve English speaking as well as grammar.

“The new Education Act mandates pupils to be taught in English right away from standard one. Therefore, come the…


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