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Invest more in schools' infrastructure development and proper resourcing of schools through the building of 2000 schools by 2023.


Infrastructure projects to change the face of Mat South

Nick Mangwana on Twitter: "“At Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo College a Home Economics block is 98 percent complete while at Gwanda State University, the project to construct Epoch Mine houses for student and staff accommodation has registered 58 percent progress.” https://t.co/mZo5WmOSnz" / Twitter


April 26, 2022

Matabeleland province is set for a facelift as a number of infrastructure projects being spearheaded by the government are progressing well, with some nearing completion. At Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo College a Home Economics block is 98 percent complete, while at Gwanda State University, the project to construct Epoch Mine houses for student and staff accommodation has registered 58 percent progress.

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Tech Brands Signs Agreement with MOPSE



March 11, 2022

Tech Brands and the Ministry of Primary and Secondary education has signed an agreement on the private company's intention to build 2060 school across the country to complement the government's target of 3000 new schools by 2025. Cabinet approved the government's target because of the phenomenal increase in learner enrollment resulting in the need for many schools.


Infrastructure Development



Nov. 16, 2021

Cabinet considered and approved the Construction of Government Boarding schools. To cater for the increase in demand for both primary and secondary education and ensure that no child walks more than 5 km to school, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education intends to build 3 000 new schools by 2025. The project will be implemented in phases next year starting with one hundred and forty-four (144) model 21st Century Government primary and secondary boarding schools spread across all the country’s 10 provinces. One primary and one secondary boarding school with adequate state-of-the-art facilities will be constructed in each of the seventy-two districts of the country. Adequate Furniture and ICT equipment will be procured for each school, while a source of clean portable water will be installed within 500 metres of the school and including a reticulation system and ablution facilities. Each school will be electrified and provided with internet facilities. The school will be fenced, and civil works in terms of access roads, a car park and landscaping will be undertaken. Each school will have enough land for sport infrastructure, commercial farming and manufacturing. Treasury will fund the first one hundred and forty-four schools, while Public-Private or joint venture arrangements will be crafted to assist in the construction of the three thousand new schools required.

School registration project


Oct. 12, 2021

• under the School Registration project, 32 out of the targeted 40 schools were registered; • regarding the Upgrading of Schools Infrastructure project, 42 of the targeted 80 classroom blocks were completed; • on the Development of Learner Modules/Workbooks project, 10 out of the planned 12 modules were developed. All the projects will be completed as targeted in the current 100day circle.

School blocks built in Gokwe


Oct. 3, 2021

Gokwe North Rural District Council has acquired a front-end loader and back hole and completed the construction of two by two classroom blocks at Mutora Primary School, Nembudziya using #EDevolution funds.

Upgrading of Satellite school in Budiriro, Harare



Aug. 31, 2021

Budiriro Primary School in Harare has been transformed into a modern school from pole and dagga structures, and the construction of the school has considerably reduced distances being travelled by school children.

Infrastructure Development




Dec. 10, 2020

The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education informed Cabinet that a total of 36 Satellite Schools in Chiredzi District, Masvingo Province were registered after infrastructure was upgraded; c) building of one girls’ dormitory at Chapoto Secondary School in Mbire District.

Under the internet connection to Higher and Tertiary institutions project, two institutions, namely Mutare Polytechnic and Morgenster Teachers College were connected.  Under the schools digitalization programme, 13 of the targeted 17 schools were digitalized. On a related project, 15 schools were connected to the internet under the Schools Connectivity (e-learning) programme .