Private schools ignore govt directives on MSCE students fees

Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) students on private schools getting extra lessons for their examination in January, will pay 20 per cent of their term fees.

This is in contrast to the directive by the government that no student should pay fees during the extra lessons ahead of the January examination.

The Independent Schools Association of Malawi (ISAMA) president Joseph Patel has said they want the students  to pay 20 percent of their school fees.

Patel has also said that they had initially agreed with government that students in private schools should be paying 20 percent from their initial fees.

” We are now surprised that government has made a different directive,” he said.

He says the association will again engage government to address the situation which he dubs as ‘ erroneous’.

Form form students had a rude awakening earlier this month when a massive leakage of examinations papers led to a cancellation of the national examinations.

They were initially due to re-sit in March next year, but President Lazarus Chakwera described the time frame as too long.

He then ordered that the examinations be written not later than January.

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2 years ago

Government will shoulder the bill, analemba chonchotu. Komanso pena pake mmafuna kumango kama yoonda, atalengeza kuti mayesa ayimitsidwa si munabwezeko fees kwa anawa mungofuna inu adziku patsani? Shupiyi

2 years ago

How else do you expect private schools to pay their teachers. It’s MANEBS fault so why should private schools pay the price. MANEB has to engage private schools on the way forward. It’s not just about decreeing

The Sniper
The Sniper
2 years ago
Reply to  Gugu

Private schools charges a lot of money to the student than the Government schools, am sure they do keep some in the Bank unless you tell me that it is foot and mouth the Cattle disease.

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