According to teacher unions, the fiscal allocation to the education sector would increase.
David Siamutwa, acting deputy general secretary of the Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT), claims that the extremely progressive free education policy has also brought with it some issues that need to be resolved.
According to the union president, teachers should receive more tax relief.
The general secretary of the Secondary School Teachers Union of Zambia (SESTUZ), SITIBEKISO WAMUYUWA, stated that he anticipates the government to build on the successful policies of 2022.
According to Mr. WAMUYUWA, purchasing instructional supplies is also necessary to guarantee high-quality instruction.