The government is well on course to provide opportunities for all children to access education with minimal requirements.

This was said by Vice President Kembo Mohadi, during a Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) at Ndangababi Primary School in Hwange.

Cde Mohadi who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in his office, Reverend Paul Damasane revealed that education was key in the poverty reduction thrust.

Vice President Mohadi went on to say that the education thrust of the country must however shift from creating employees to that which provides a pool of citizens that bring about solutions to the country’s problems.

Speaking during the same event, Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Mr Edgar Moyo stated that the milestones in the development of education in Zimbabwe have demonstrated the potential for configuring the learning space into coherent units to advance whatever a worthwhile agenda.

Minister of State for Matabeleland North Province, Mr Richard Moyo called for the full implementation of programmes such as GAWE if the country is to attain all its set targets.

GAWE focuses on four main pillars that are gender disparities; vulnerable, disadvantaged and poor communities; indigenous people and teachers.