Education on the edges: Reflection on satellite schools in Binga District, Zimbabwe
While government of Zimbabwe is lauded by its plausible success in education sector, this paper bemoans the disquieting state of satellite schools in the country. Backed by this background, the paper interrogates the state of satellite schools in rural areas of Zimbabwe. The information for this study was collected through the use of qualitative research design. Findings showed that teaching and learning conditions in the satellite schools is appalling, with dilapidated infrastructure, long distance travelled to school and general lack of investment channelled towards these schools. The paper proffered recommendations which include collaborative stakeholder engagement in revving the satellite schools in rural areas.
Key Terms: education, satellite schools, Binga District, Zimbabwe