Government has finally created an online platform for form 1 boarding school places. The government has opened the Electronic Ministry Application Platform (EMAP) for 2018.
Boarding places are limited as only 24 246 Form One boarding school places are available against a potential demand of 367 629. Enrolment will only begin when the Grade 7 results are published by Zimsec. Successful applicants will be notified via sms by the representative school heads.
In a statement the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education said:
“The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education successfully launched Electronic Ministry Application Platform (EMAP) for Form 1 boarding places enrolment in 2016.
The advantages of using the platform among others include, time efficiency, corruption minimisation, zero registration cost and convenience of applying online safety and securely without leaving the comfort of your home.
Parents/guardians who wish to send their children to boarding schools are advised to start applying through the platform (www.emap.co.zw <http://www.emap.co.zw>) with effect from Monday November, 13, 2007.”