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    “Free Thinking is the Only Way to Pursue the Truth” – Minister of Education

    Minister of Education, Honourable Mr. Douglas Syakalima, MP., has stated that free thinking is the only way to pursue the truth and to add innovations that will […]

    Government Vows to Grant Full Autonomy to TEVET Institutions

    The Ministry of Technology and Science has stated that the UPND Alliance Government will work at granting full autonomy to all Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training […]

    “Academic Freedom Promotes Freedom of Inquiry, But Has Limitations in Practice” – Prof. Simukanga

    Higher Education Authority (HEA) Director-General, Prof. Stephen Simukanga, has reiterated that the freedom of inquiry is the essential factor that will ensure that the established categories of […]

    Study Shows that 25% Public University Academic Staff Fail to Exercise Academic Freedom Due to Fear of Political victimisation

    A study presented at the National Symposium on Academic Freedom showed that 25% of academic staff at public universities were afraid to exercise academic freedom due to […]

    ZANEC Champions Academic Freedom in Zambia

    The Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) has been championing academic freedom in Zambia through studies it has conducted on the subject matter from as far back as […]

    In Pictures: National Symposium on Academic Freedom

    The National Symposium on Academic Freedom was held at Government Complex in Lusaka from 15th and 16th December, 2021, and was organised by the Higher Education Authority […]

    NOTICE TO HEIs: 2022 Annual Levy

    NOTICE is hereby given to all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) that the 2022 Annual Levy will be due on 1st January, 2022. Therefore, all HEIs are reminded […]

    HEA Launches State of Higher Education in Zambia 2020

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has published the State of Higher Education in Zambia 2020: Teaching and Learning in the New Normal. The publication of this report […]

    The HEA and NMCZ team pose for a group photo outside NMCZ’s main administration offices.

    HEA Meets with NMCZ as the Authority Continues to Effect the Higher Education (Amendment) Act

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) met with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Zambia (NMCZ) as it continues to implement the Higher Education (Amendment) Act No. 23 […]

    Figure 1 HEA Director-General, Professor Stephen Simukanga (L), and HPCZ Chief Executive Officer and Registrar, Mr. Bwembya Bwalya, pose for a photo in the HPCZ Boardroom.

    Joint Statement by Health Professions Council of Zambia and Higher Education Authority on Health-Related Training Programmes

    LUSAKA, 26th November, 2021 – Following the Amendment of the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013 by the Higher Education (Amendment) Act No. 23 of 2021, […]

    HEA Joins the World in Commemorating World AIDS Day

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has joins the rest of the world in commemorating World AIDS Day. Zambia is commemorating World AIDS day under the theme ‘End […]

    HEA Holds Series of Meetings with HPCZ on Transition of Health Colleges following the Higher Education (Amendment) Act

    The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has concluded a series of meetings with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) which were intended to clarify and finalise the […]