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School third term extended

FLASHBACK: Ministry of General Education Permanent Secretary Jobbicks Kalumba taking a class in Ndola recently. Dr Kalumba says the reduction in user fees is meant to ensure that every child has access to education. PICTURE: PRISCILLA CHIPULU

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka
WITH the school calendar disrupted for six months by COVID-19 restrictions, learners in non-examination classes will only progress to the next grade on March 29 next year.
Term-two for non-examination classes which will start next week will run until December 4, 2020 while the third term will begin on January 4, 2021.
And school authorities have been advised to accept payment-in-kind for fees by parents or guardians who cannot afford to settle the obligation in cash.
The guidance on the revision of the school calendar follows the statement on the reopening of schools by CLICK TO READ MORE



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