Revamping Production Unit in the Education Sector: Contributing Towards and Beyond a Prosperous Middle Income Zambia

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Agricultural Based PUs
  1. Crop Production
  2. Livestock Production
  3. Aquaculture
  4. Forestry Activities
  5. Mushroom Growing Activities

Strategic Note on Implementation of Production Unit

The idea of revamping Production Unit in the Education Sector in Zambia comes in a wake of the concerns from the public noting the rise in costs of education provision on one side and the skills of valuing productivity among the learners which is among the aim of education provision. The poor production unit performance over the years has shown a mismatch to the expectations of the public, this state of affair has brought attention to the Ministry of General Education. Therefore, the Ministry of General Education took this concern seriously and developed the Production Unit Implementation Strategy. The purpose of this document is to provide the guidelines on the management and implementation of Production Units in education. The ultimate objective is to come up with strategies of revamping production units and create a vibrant community of practice. The main purpose of PUs in the learning institutions is to generate income and develop competencies in learning institutions and education offices.

Thematic Areas of Production Units in the Education Sector

Production Unit activities in the education sector will focus, among others, on Agriculture, Design and Technology, Wholesale and Retail, Tourism and Hospitality, Transport and Real Estates as all workable and applicable.

Agricultural
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The strategy is to to develop:

  1. Crop Production
  2. Livestock Production
  3. Aquaculture
  4. Forestry Activities
  5. Mushroom Growing Activities
Design & Technology
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The strategy is to develep:

  1. Develop Raw Materials Processing Technology
  2. Establish Food and Fashion Technology Facilities
  3. Venture into System Technologies
Wholesale and Retail
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The strategy is to develep:

  1. Establish Partnerships
  2. Wholesale and Retail Enterprise
Tourism and Hospitality
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The strategy is to to develop:

  1. Establish Lodging, Catering and/or Conference Facilities
  2. Provide Internet Facilities
  3. Establish Recreational Facilities, Museums, Historical Sites, Animal Sanctuaries and Botanical Gardens
Transport Based Production Unit
Transport

The strategy is to develep:

  1. Provide Water and Land Transport Facilities
Real Estates Production Unit
Real Estate Production Unit

The strategy is to develep:

  1. Venture into Associated Real Estate