Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Act 15-2019)

THIS ACT WAS GAZETTED AND CAME INTO FORCE ON 6th MARCH 2020

 

To amend the Education Act [Chapter 25:04]; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental the foregoing.

“WHEREAS section 75 of the Constitution provides as follows:
75 Right to education
(1) Every citizen and permanent resident of Zimbabwe has a right to—
(a) a basic State-funded education, including adult basic education; and
(b) further education, which the State, through reasonable legislative and other measures, must make progressively available and accessible.
(2) Every person has the right to establish and maintain, at their own expense, independent educational institutions of reasonable standards, provided they do not discriminate on any ground prohibited by this Constitution.
(3) A law may provide for the registration of educational institutions referred to in subsection (2) and for the closing of any such institutions that do not meet reasonable standards prescribed for registration.
(4) The State must take reasonable legislative and other measures, within the limits of the resources available to it, to achieve the progressive realisation of the right set out in subsection (1).

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