CCAP education department is a ministry under the wing of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, Synod of Zambia. The department looks in the plight of education for the masses. In implementing its activities, the department does not work alone but works in partnership with international, local community as well as the government of the day.
CCAP Education Department is a ministry under the wing of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, Synod of Zambia. The department looks in the plight of education for the masses. In implementing its activities, the department does not work alone but works in partnership with international, local community as well as the government of the day.
CCAP education department is a Christ-Centered non-profit making organization whose core aim is to promote quality Christ centered education in its mission schools to the masses while prioritizing the vulnerable and neglected children in society.
CCAP Education Department aims at providing and promoting quality Christ-Centered Education for all with a view of eradicating illiteracy so as to enhance holistic transformation of teachers, students and society as a whole. Over the years, CCAP Education Department has been instrumental in providing quality education in its mission schools countrywide through its various projects and programmes.
All CCAP synod of Zambia mission schools transformed by Christ centered education that promotes the holistic transformation of communities.
To provide quality transformative Christian education to teachers and learners for spiritual, moral, social and economic developments in partnership with other stake holders.
These are done in two categories.
There are some projects that we do with the help of teams from our partner organizations (EduDeo and World Servants).
These projects are done in partnership with the community.
This is a newly introduced project that we are undertaking. We believe in working as co-workers with God in nature conservation.
This project is connected to being beauty creators and earth keepers in the restoration of God’s environment.
This programme is all about providing scholarship funds for secondary students to enable them to stay in school. The orphans and vulnerable children are identified with the hep of school administrators who knows the children better in their school community.
This is a new project that we have embarked on as CCAP Education department in providing and promoting education to the marginalized in society.
We are intending to start operating children with disability unit at Msuzi Primary school.
We conduct computer workshops that are facilitated by our international partners so as to equip our teachers with Information Communication and Technology Skills and content. Some other ICT workshops are organised by our local teachers.
With the view of empowering schools to be self-sustaining, the CCAP education department has embarked on a pilot project so as to empower schools to raise funds to meet their own school administrative costs.
We have so far empowered 3 schools.
We believe that healthy of the pupils is priority in an effort to promote quality education.
The CCAP Education Department has embarked on a project of providing clean and adequate water through drilling of boreholes (water wells) in needy areas.
For EduDeo, we host teams that include both the old and youths. Furthermore, depending on the team’s interest and planned activities, the teams normally spend 2 weeks while other teams spend 3 weeks or a month. The teams usually participate in construction works of classroom blocks and teacher houses.
The Department partners with the government through the Ministry of Education in terms of providing and paying teachers in our schools. These teachers are trained and qualified in various subject areas. However, we also have trained teachers who are not yet deployed by the government.
For community schools, some community schools comprise of both trained and untrained teachers. However, most of the teaching staffs are not trained. These normally, only receives appreciation allowances from the community where the school is based. In most cases their allowances are so minimal.