Basic Education Teachers Union
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Welcome to BETUZ
The Union That Understands A Zambian Teacher
BETUZ does is again!
ANTUSA 2017 was yet another spectacle in the union's activities for the year.
We as BETUZ were humbled to host you at the 10th ANTUSA anniversary sports gala. BETUZ was represented in Netball, Football, Volleyball, Chess, Debate, Darts, Pool, Modeling and won in Soccer, Volleyball, Chess, Darts and Modeling. BOSETU won in Netball and Volleyball while PEU won in Pool , Chess and Modeling... [ Click to see more of what took place ]
As a union, we have continued to work with our collaborating educational partners in research. ZANEC has worked through the BETUZ's Research & Projects Department in undertaking valuable research works under the education sector within Zambia.
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Aims & Objectives
To recruit and represent all primary and basic appointed teachers in the country. Promote a high code of professional excellence, efficiency, devotion and make such representation to the government through the Ministry of Education and ensure that posts in the ministry are...
Our Services toward our esteemed members are in two fold. Non-Financial Services and Financial Support services.
We have since 1997 made tremendous strides in making our stakeholders happy. Our registered teachers are provided with a number of services including... [Know More]
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ANTUSA 2017: Livingstone
TBetuz was represented in Netball, Football, Volleyball, Chess, Debate and Modeling.
Betus emerged winners in Soccer, Volleyball and Modeling. BOSETU won in Netball, PEU in Volleyball and Debate. Mr ANTUSA came from Zambia while Miss ANTUSA came from South Africa.
Teachers receive 20% Salary rise
GOVERNMENT has awarded salary increments of between 4.3 percent and 19.4 percent for 2016 to teachers in different grades, Minister of General Education John Phiri has said.
2016 World Teachers' Day
If really we have value for teachers , At what value economic status are they IN Zambia?
12th Annual General Conference
With invited participants from the Ministry of General Education and collaborating partners, BETUZ like every year meets in a symposium to discuss events, achievements, challenges and 2017 plans.
Theme: "Enhancing stakeholder engagement to challenges of a professionalized teaching service", 17th - 19th February, 2017 at Chrismar Hotel, Livingstone. Check what happened!
2016 BETUZ Women's Conference
In promoting women to begin stepping into decision making positions even in the teaching fraternity, BETUZ organized a one day conference in Lusaka. Mrs Angela Chisanga, BETUZ Women's Coordinator, spoke on the need for women to be confident about themselves in order to play a successful leading role.
Theme: "BETUZ Stepping Up For Women Empowerment", 19th December, 2016 in Lusaka.
1700 Schools to be Gazetted
The Government through the Ministry of General Education says it will gazette 1700 schools across the country. Minister of General Education, Hon. Dr Dennis Wanchinga said this during his speech at BETUZ 12th AGM held in Livingstone from the 17th - 19th of February 2017.
BETUZ rated best union
Labour Commissioner, Mr. Chanda Kaziya has congratulated the BETUZ leadership for the clean and up to date financial records that he always receives at his office. He also couldn't hold his excitement in expressing the outstanding corporate image BETUZ has exhibited over the years.
ZATU is finally born!
ZATU finally formed. After lengthy discussions that have been directed toward the amalgamation of the four (4) Teacher Unions in Zambia, a conclusive end has been reached resulting in the formation of Zambia Teachers Union (ZATU). SESTUZ, PROTUZ, ZNUT and BETUZ all met in Livingstone to deliberate on the way forward in the formation of one Teacher Union.
22nd February, 2017 marks the birth of ZATU , a union with one strong voice for better teacher conditions.
Viva ZATU Viva!
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The union embarked on a new project dubbed "Building Materials Loan Scheme". This project is aimed at empowering teachers with houses.
This assistance is given only after our teacher-member meets certain conditions. This loan scheme is being run in collaboration with our Partners [ Find out more ].
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Materials Loan Scheme