The Province has a total of 700 learning institutions which includes; Primary schools both public and private; and Secondary Schools; one (1) Trades Training Institute (yet to be opened) and one (1) University. The total number of primary schools is six hundred and forty seven (647) whilst secondary schools are fifty three (53). Out of the total 647 primary schools, six hundred and three (603) are in rural areas whilst forty four (44) are in urban areas. Out of the 53 secondary schools, forty four (44) are in rural areas whilst nine (9) are in urban areas.
Above: Part of the Infrastructure at Robert Makasa University in Chinsali, the Provincial Capital.
Table 5.1: State of Education in Muchinga province
|Number of Schools||Total||700|
|Type of School||Primary||647|
|Number of Students||Total||230,930|
|Number of Teacher||Total||4,958|
|Pupil Teacher Ratio||Primary||52.8|
|Number of Classrooms||Total||3,769|
Source: 2015 Ministry of General Education Statistical Bulletin