he Ministry of Education has said it requires about K100 billion to build34 “high quality secondary schools” in all the country’s education districts.
Minister of Education Agnes Nyalonje said this on Monday evening at SanjikaPalace in Blantyre when President Lazarus Chakwera engaged the privatesector in a dialogue on secondary education.
The minister said the Tonse Alliance administration wants to have publicsecondary schools which can compete with high schools such as the KamuzuAcademy in Kasungu.
She said: “We would like to establish 34 high quality secondary schools thatwill be called centres for education excellence.”
The plan comes against the background of the launch in 2019 of a project toconstruct 250 secondary schools with funding from the United States ofAmerica Government.