Chakwera fulfilling promises:His Govt recruits 2,681 secondary school teachers, promotes 2,259

By Chisomo Phiri

In the process of fulfilling 1 million jobs creation promise,the President Lazarus Chakwera’s government through the Ministry of Education has announced the recruitment 2,681 secondary school teachers and promotion of 2,259 teachers.

This is according to a statement released on Monday evening.

“In addition, 3,997 teachers have been promoted as Senior Teachers/Heads of Department (Grade TH).

“Further, the Ministry has promoted 316 teachers to the position of Heads of Department (Grade TG) and 500 as Head Teachers (Grade TG)” reads the statement signed by Secretary for Ministry of Education Chikondano Mussa.

Chikondano Mussa, Secretary for Education

According to the ministry, this is a way of expanding secondary education in the country.

Further reads the statement:”The names of the 9,753 successful candidates can be accessed at the Ministry’s website and various education division and district education.”

The Ministry has also released the names of candidates who have been selected to undergo the 19th cohort of a two-year Initial Teacher Primary Education (IPTE-19) training program.

In his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), Chakwera said he has created over 1 million jobs since he was elected the president of Malawi in 2020.