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Act No. 2 of 2006
Published in the Government Gazette:
Commencement:

Friday 12th May, 2006
Friday 12th May, 2006.

ACT
To amend the Education Act [Chapter 25:04]; and to provide for matters
connected therewith or incidental thereto.
ENACTED by the President and the Parliament of Zimbabwe.

1

Short title
This Act may be cited as the Education Amendment Act, 2006.

2

Amendment of the long title to Cap 25:04

The long title to the Education Act [Chapter 25:04] is amended by the deletion of the terms
"Government teachers colleges" and "teachers colleges" wherever they appear.
3

Amendment of section 2 of Cap 25:04

Section 2 of the Education Act [Chapter 25:04] (hereinafter called "the principal Act") is
amended—
(a) by the repeal of the definitions of "fixed date" and "school education";
(b) by the insertion of the following definitions—
""association" means an organised body of teachers established in terms of section 68;
"School Parents Assembly" means a School Parents Assembly established in terms of
section 36;";
(c) by the repeal of the definitions of "nursery school"; and "school"; and the substitution
of the following definitions—
""pre-school" means an institution which provides for early childhood education
and care and the physical, mental and social development of children who are
below school going age;
"school" means a pre-school, primary school or secondary school;".

Act 2/2006

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