The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is a grant aided institution established under the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013, to ensure quality of de¬livery of services by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The HEA began its operations in 2015.
Mandate: “To coordinate, regulate, supervise and monitor standards of higher education in Zambia.”
Vision: “To be an efficient and effective higher education regulatory agency which will bring forth a quality higher education system which is well coordinated, acces¬sible, equitable, responsive and relevant.”
The Loans and Scholarships Board in the Ministry of Higher Education is next year expected to start recovering loans from 4 Thousand 8 Hundred and 70 beneficiaries employed in government institutions.
Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board Acting Director Ireen Chirwa says beneficiaries first obtained loans in 2004 while studying…