Education

Parents Believe Free Education May Improve Quality: Survey

Dar es Salaam – Almost all the Tanzanians believe free education may be a reality in the country. Earlier it was found 9 out of ten people are optimistic about it and says to be implemented on time. Further, 76 percent of the people believe free education will improve quality. However, a new survey finds about 15 percent of the ...

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Free Education Does Not Mean Zero Expenditure

Dar es Salaam – Free education does not mean zero expenditure and this is what most of the Tanzanian parents and guardians are thinking. The free education policy of the new government was much celebrated but a report published in The Guardian reveals people are confused about it and shocked to know it just mean free tuition and hence other ...

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Boko Haram Violence Led 1 Million Children Out Of School: UNICEF

A new data from United Nations reveals Boko Haram war has forced a million children from school and the highest is in Nigeria. The Islamist militant group has forcibly shut down more than 2,000 schools in northeastern Nigeria and neighboring countries, adds United Nationals Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Considered as the deadliest terror group in the world, Boko Haram seized a ...

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Government To Review Education Fees Of Private Schools

Dar es Salaam – To make education affordable the government in Tanzania has ordered for cut in the tuition fees. The move is a part of a review of education by education ministry. The government has put ban on contributions demanded from parents by state schools. From January 2016 the annual fees will also be removed at secondary schools. Currently ...

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Will Pregnant Teens Should Return To School?

Girl student in Tanzania who are pregnant are expelled from school believing it is required by law. However, women’s rights campaigners are challenging the practice and also it seems soon the authorities would draw up a new policy to bring them back to schools after giving birth to child and to take action too against those men who are responsible ...

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Tanzania Launches Sex Education Programs For Secondary Students

The government has started several sex education programs with supports of nonprofit organizations in the country to reduce the rate of teenage pregnancies. Tanzania ranks top in the world in terms of adolescent pregnancy and birth rates. Under the newly launched sex education programs the teenaged schoolgirls and schoolboys is said to be getting briefings about the dos and donts ...

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Two Melbourne School Girls Rumored Linked To Tanzanian Males On Trip

Each year students from the prestigious girls school in Kew, east Melbourne, are taken to Tanzania trip to raise funds for poor students at St Judes in Arusha. This year two girls from Methodist Ladies’ College, MLC, are reported to have been disciplined after the Africa trip that took place last month. The school didn’t disclose the misdemeanour of the ...

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