” This then leads to a conversation and before you know it we are talking about many other things.
She reluctantly agreed and we arranged to meet a week later.
However, they do not come cheap; fees can be high and therefore far out of the reach of many ordinary Zambians.
As many parents cannot afford to educate their children beyond this point, the drop-out rate remains high.
The majority of expats living in Zambia choose to send their children to international schools.
These schools mostly follow the American or British curricula and are located in Lusaka.
Expats living outside the main cities or towns in Zambia may struggle to find suitable schools for their children, and may consider homeschooling as an option.
Children are expected to start school when they are seven, although private schools are more flexible in their admissions and may allow children to begin school earlier.