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Education, Nyasaland (Report)

Volume 656: debated on Thursday 29 March 1962

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55.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he is taking to implement the recommendations of the Phillips Committee on education in Nyasaland.

65.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has considered the report of the Phillips Committee on the Education of Africans in Nyasaland; and what action he proposes to take.

The Committee's Report is still under consideration in Nyasaland. Some of its recommendations have been incorporated in a new Education Ordinance passed earlier this month; and a programme of expansion of secondary education, to which the Committee attached first priority, is being launched. The other recommendations need further study, particularly of their financial implications.