Ntchisi Secondary School ‘free’ students protest over failure to study science subjects

Students from Ntchisi secondary school were on Friday a centre of attraction as they marched to the office of the district education manager’s office to present a petition over their failure to learn science subjects.

The students protest in Ntchisi

The students marched peacefully whilst singing derogatory songs of their teachers.

One of the students said the students were concerned that they had not been learning science subjects; physical science and biology for close to two months now.

“We are told that there are no teachers for the science subjects therefore we are demanding the district education manager to deploy science teachers as soon as possible,” said the student.

Head teacher at the school, Mr Phiri, confirmed lack of science teachers at the school which he said forced the students to skip science subjets.

Phiri  said he had already reported the matter to the authorities.

The district education manager was not available for comment.

The students also bemoaned lack of hostels at the school, saying some of them sleep in classrooms.

The district education manager was not available for comment.

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johnbwanyama
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johnbwanyama

I resigned as a science teacher after teaching for 4 yrs. How can one who spends more time in Lab get the same salary with the one teaching chichewa, history

Goms
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Goms

Physical Science has been split into 2 subjects Physics and Chemistry without additional teachers. I hope government will do something soon as we have a lot of trained teachers out there waing for employment

Bystander
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Bystander

Zayambapo. Typical of free primary school education, and now free secondary school education.

Bessam Kapuma
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Bessam Kapuma

This is maturity at its best. Sizophwanya school infrastructure ayi.
Bravo Ntchisi Secondary School.

Nachama
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Nachama

I agree with you this is a rare breed of students just making their grievances heard not damaging life or property

NSANJE
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NSANJE

just re employ all science retired teachers

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