Catholic commission gears to promote education

A religious education based organization, Catholic Education Commission (CEC) has pledged to continue pushing for achievement  of  UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Number 4 in the country.

The SDG number 4 aims at ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

The organization made the assurance through its statement released on Thursday which is aimed at congratulate and encouraging all Catholic secondary schools in reference to the 2019 Malawi School Certificate of Education results.

The statement, signed by its National Coordinator, Rev. Br. Pascal Mtuwana, is aimed at commending all the catholic secondary schools for producing adorable results during the 2019 Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE).

Reads part of the statement: “CEC is committed to fulfilling one of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi’s (ECM) strategic objectives: “To promote access to inclusive and value-based quality education in Malawi by 2022” augmenting to the UN Sustainable Development Goal Number 4.

CEC, has further encourage all the catholic schools to keep working diligently towards improving the quality of education rather than resting on their previous successes.

The commission admitted that its Community Day Secondary Schools (CDSSs) are facing many challenges, however, they still keep on improving their results.

During the 2019 MSCE results, a Catholic school, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School in Kasungu, emerged as the best performing school in the country while Zomba Catholic Secondary produced the only candidate who scored 6 points.

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