Call for ZANEC 2023 Education and Skills Sector Media Awards

  • Zambia
  • September 29, 2023



The Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC) is calling for entries for the 2023 ZANEC Education Media Awards. The award-giving ceremony is conducted every year to recognize and reward journalists who have contributed towards the need for quality education in our country.


The objective of the awards is to promote reporting on Education and Skills Sector by raising public awareness, understanding, participation and the need for the provision of quality education in the country.  The entries are based on one of the three (3) selected Education Sub Sectors namely:

  1. Skills and Tertiary Education – with a bias to Academic Freedom and quality of education in Higher Institutions of Learning.
  2. Youth and Adult Literacy Education (YALE).
  3. Gender and Equity.

The article; program; documentary or video must demonstrate the author or producer’s understanding of the Education and Skills Sector at the bearest minimum. The articles must also show well researched work compiled by the author. Education articles specifically covering ZANEC positions will have an added advantage.


The awards are open for published and broadcasted works in print, radio, television or online media. Only journalists who are Zambian nationals are eligible for the competition. The competition is only open to individual journalists and not media institutions.

The entries shall be works published/broadcast between 1st September 2022 and 31st August 2023

All works entered for the competition shall be in English Language.

Entries shall consist of the following:

  • Print Journalism: Feature articles or stories published in mainstream newspapers, magazines, journals or newsletters.
  • Radio Journalism: Documentaries or discussion programmes.
  • Television Journalism: Documentaries or discussion programmes.
  • Online/news media: Feature articles or stories published on online media.

Adjudication and Awards

The selection of winners will be done by an adjudication panel identified by ZANEC Secretariat with expertise in media and media development. The winners will get a monetary award, a trophy and a certificate.

Respect for copy rights

All entries submitted must be original and in conformity with copyright requirements and must have been published or broadcast between 1st September 2022 and 31st August 2023.


  • All submissions should be made to ZANEC by Friday, 29th September, 2023.
  • Further information on ZANEC can be obtained from:
  • Website:
  • – National- Education -Coalition

All submission are to be made to:

The Executive Director,

Zambia National Education Coalition,

Baptist Fellowship Building,

Plot 3061/2 Corner Makishi Road and Great East Road,

P.O. Box 30774,


Email: [email protected] /  [email protected]   /   [email protected]

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