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Grade 7 exams marking fiasco unearthed

A SHAMEFUL plot to discredit specific primary schools in Manicaland that have the past record of producing good results was unearthed during the recent Grade Seven English Paper Two marking process in...Read more

Grade 7 exams marking fiasco unearthed

22 November 2014 | 2721 Views
A SHAMEFUL plot to discredit specific primary schools in Manicaland that have the past record of producing good results was unearthed during the recent Grade Seven English Paper Two marking process in...

by Ray Bande

Lawyers challenge leaked exams re-sit

20 November 2014 | 2845 Views
The Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) has filed an application in the High Court in terms of Section 85 of the constitution to interdict the re-sitting of the 2014 ZIMSEC O-Level English and M...

by Staff reporter

'Plug exam leaks,' says Coltart

19 November 2014 | 2506 Views
Former minister of Education, Sports and Culture David Coltart has said the Zimbabwe Examinations Council (Zimsec) must find ways of plugging all examination leakages that are threatening to erode th...

by Staff reporter

Education facilities need facelift says Grace Mugabe

17 November 2014 | 2155 Views
The First Lady, Grace Mugabe says Zimbabweans have distinguished themselves well in the sphere of education and it is time that the country provided beautiful infrastructure for future generations....

by Staff Reporter

Zimsec exam papers thieves get 6 months jail terms

17 November 2014 | 2280 Views
CHITUNGWIZA - A FORM Four student at privatedly-owned Fountain College and two men from Chitungwiza were last week slapped with a six-month jail term each after they were convicted for leaking th...

by Court Reporter

NUST honours late VP John Nkomo with a PhD

16 November 2014 | 1530 Views
LATE Vice-President Dr John Landa Nkomo was recently posthumously conferred with an honorary degree at the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) 20th graduation ceremony by the Chancell...

by Staff Reporter

Dokora denies media allegations

13 November 2014 | 3189 Views
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has refuted allegations carried out in some sections of the media that it has barred some school heads from handling national examinations.I...

by Staff Reporter

Court jails Zimbabwean exam cheat

13 November 2014 | 2857 Views
A Zimbabwean court has jailed for nine months a man who bought a leaked school-leavers' exam paper for his brother, in the wake of a major paper leak scandal that will see hundreds of thousands o...

by SAPA

New dates for leaked Exams released

13 November 2014 | 3262 Views
SCHOOL headmasters have been barred from handling examination papers in the wake of the leakage of four examanation papers that have prompted a nation-wide re-sit at a cost of over $1 milion.A...

by Susan Nyabunze and Ruth Chipayi

O-level exams leaked, English, Maths papers cancelled

11 November 2014 | 7621 Views
The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) has cancelled the November 2014 O-level English Language Papers One and Two and Mathematics Papers One and Two.In a statement board chair...

by Staff reporter

At Assembly point... Mtshabezi High School

11 November 2014 | 5611 Views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32K_avKlkLw ...

by Staff Reporter

NASH U16 girls hurdles champ in financial limbo

10 November 2014 | 998 Views
NYASHA SITHOLE is in a quandary owing to her failure to get money for air fares to participate in the African Youth Championships scheduled to be hosted by Mauritius from April 23 to 16May 2015.The 15...

by Staff Reporter

No resit for leaked exams

09 November 2014 | 3490 Views
ORDINARY Level examination candidates will not resit Mathematics Paper One, which leaked in Gweru last week, as the security breach did not affect the entire country, an official has said.Zimbabwe Tea...

by Staff reporter

Hailstorm disrupts 'O' level exam in Insiza

06 November 2014 | 3678 Views
Candidates sitting for 'O' level examinations at Avoca Secondary School in Insiza district had their examination disrupted after a hailstorm destroyed classroom blocks and socked answer sheets....

by Staff reporter

Byo Poly students up in arms with college admin

02 November 2014 | 2940 Views
BULAWAYO Polytechnic students are up in arms with the college administration after the latter reportedly directed students to vacate their halls of residence and make way for renovations ahead of the ...

by Staff Reporter

Govt prioritizes skills development in schools

30 October 2014 | 1452 Views
THE Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora has said that government has identified the national schools infrastructure needs that should be addressed in a bid to facilitate...

by Staff reporter

'Prioritise quality education,' says Grace Mugabe

25 October 2014 | 3332 Views
The First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has called upon schools to offer quality education that stimulates development of broad-based capabilities and employment creation. Dr Mu...

by Staff Reporter

Rotary Club of Bulawayo donates to Tjewondo Primary School

25 October 2014 | 2544 Views
Handover of classroom furniture and soccer balls to Tjewondo Primary School in Matobo District by the Rotary Club of Bulawayo South On Wednesday 2...

by Collin Nyabadza, Executive Director - Collin Nyabadza Children's Voice Charitable Trust

Plumtree High struggling to lure pupils, enrolment tanks

20 October 2014 | 4873 Views
PLUMTREE Boys High School is now is contemplating to enroll girls to address the enrolment crisis that has hit the former top school located in the small border town of Plumtree.The school...

by Staff Reporter

Mugabe caps 1065 graduates

10 October 2014 | 2905 Views
President Robert Mugabe, who is also the Chancellor of Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) has capped 1 065 students at a ceremony held at the university's new campus.The gradua...

by Staff reporter

15 000 unqualified teachers in Zimbabwe

09 October 2014 | 2922 Views
Close to 15 000 teachers in Zimbabwe are unqualified following more than a decade of skills flight in the education sector.The sector has experienced an exodus of trained teachers to green...

by Staff reporter

Teacher transfer system shrouded in secrecy

07 October 2014 | 2460 Views
A call has been made for government to address the teacher transfer system which is said to be shrouded in secrecy.The transfer of teachers from a rural to an urban setting has become a mammot...

by Staff reporter

Zim hit by mega pharmacists shortages

07 October 2014 | 2572 Views
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe (PSZ) says the country has about 600 registered pharmacists, far below World Health Organisation (WHO) requirements for a healthy nation.This revelat...

by Staff reporter

Married teachers in pupil-sex probe

07 October 2014 | 5150 Views
TWO married teachers at Roman Catholic schools in Mangwe district, Empandeni and Embakwe, are set to appear before a disciplinary committee tomorrow for allegedly having sexual relations with pupils. ...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Teachers are computer illiterate, says Dokora

06 October 2014 | 1640 Views
PRIMARY and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora says teachers at schools are unable not use computers for purposes either than typing despite the fact that the ministry encouraged them to ...

by Staff reporter

Abortions rife at tertiary schools

05 October 2014 | 2104 Views
THOUSANDS of female students at tertiary institutions are resorting to risky methods to terminate pregnancies. According to NewZimbabwe.com, the director of a civil society group, Saywhat, Jim...

by Staff reporter

'Teachers' incentives are history,' says Dokora

05 October 2014 | 1386 Views
THE Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora, has poured cold water on teachers' hopes for the re-introduction of pay incentives, describing the facility as history.Speak...

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Mugabe caps 1 679 CUT graduands

03 October 2014 | 1968 Views
The Chancellor of the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) President Robert Mugabe has conferred degrees to 1 679 graduands at a ceremony held at the institution.186 of the graduands were c...

by Staff Reporter

ConCourt allows long hair in schools

02 October 2014 | 2843 Views
SCHOOLS must allow children to wear long hair because any order to the contrary is a breach of their "freedom of conscience", the Constitutional Court has ruled.The ruling came after four ...

by Daniel Nemukuyu

Zim needs over 2 000 schools

30 September 2014 | 1418 Views
THE country is operating with a deficit of 2,056 schools, a development that has been blamed for the poor pass rates.Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Paul Mavhi...

by Loveness Bepete

Zimbabwe students view Grace Mugabe's 'bogus' doctorate as an 'insult'

28 September 2014 | 2912 Views
The Zimbabwe National Students Union condemns university Vice-Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura for condoning Grace Mugabe's bogus doctorate.Grace Mugabe's PhD, awarded just months after she e...

by AFP

Gumpo becomes new principal for Hillside Teachers College

28 September 2014 | 2291 Views
THE Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education has appointed principals for Government-run tertiary institutions.Veteran sports administrator and Hillside Teachers College principal Mr Elkanah ...

by Staff Reporter

Teachers demand incentives

21 September 2014 | 2098 Views
TEACHERS unions are demanding that the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education should allow parents to pay teachers' incentives as a way of cushioning their salaries amid reports that school devel...

by Lungile Tshuma and Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Parents ashamed to send disabled children to school - Dokora

20 September 2014 | 1646 Views
Education minister Lazarus Dokora has called on parents to send children with disabilities to school saying he had realised that most did not as they were ashamed of their off spring."There ar...

by Staff Reporter

Teachers' qualifications to be verified

20 September 2014 | 2865 Views
US$3 million Teacher Capacity Development Programme launched by President Mugabe in July 2014, is set to address skills gaps identified after primary and secondary school teachers' qualifications&nbs...

by Petros Zivengwa

Three more Zimbabwe universities on cards

20 September 2014 | 2399 Views
Matabeleland South, Mashonaland East and Manicaland will soon have state universities and the project should be complete by 2015 according to Deputy Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science ...

by Timoth Makohliso

HIV+ students suffer discrimination

18 September 2014 | 2795 Views
Despite years of hard work by government agencies, NGOs and community groups, youths living with HIV and Aids are still stigmatised at school and in their communities.HIV positive youths who s...

by Pamenus Tuso

'Govt keen on engaging unqualified teachers'

11 September 2014 | 3370 Views
SCHOOLS opened for the third term on Tuesday with the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education rushing to fill more than 10,000 vacant teaching posts with temporary teachers, while thousands of...

by Nduduzo Tshuma

Ndebele ban reports dismissed

08 September 2014 | 3486 Views
MATABELELAND North Provincial Education Director (PED) Boitathelo Mguni has dismissed media reports that the Binga Rural District Council (BRDC) has banned the teaching of IsiNdebele in local sch...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

Government to construct 2,000 schools

08 September 2014 | 1174 Views
More than 2 000 schools will be constructed in the country over the next few years following the opening of satellite schools in new resettlement areas and new urban settlements, a government offi...

by Staff reporter

Binga bans teaching of Ndebele in schools

08 September 2014 | 3409 Views
THE Binga Rural District Council (BRDC) pulled a shocker last Friday after passing a resolution banning the teaching of Ndebele in council schools in a move it said was aimed at promoting the Tonga l...

by Staff Reporter

Parents up in arms with school over prescribed groceries for boarding students

03 September 2014 | 4435 Views
Parents of students at Mtshabezi High School in Gwanda are up in arms with school authorities over what they called little food groceries their children will be allowed to bring to school....

by Staff Reporter

Resource the education sector - ZIMTA

02 September 2014 | 1339 Views
With less than a week before schools open, stakeholders say it is a national priority to resource education providers in the new academic term which also happens to be the main examinations period....

by Staff Reporter

Girls' College student shines

02 September 2014 | 4241 Views
A FORM 6 student at Girls' College in Bulawayo, Amina Mohamed Sidat (18), has been selected into the membership of the esteemed United States-based National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS)....

by Staff Reporter

2015 - 2016 Chevening Scholarships

26 August 2014 | 1955 Views
2015/2016 Chevening Scholarships Deadline: 15 November (23:59 GMT) Chevening Scholarships are awarded to talented professionals who are potential future leaders, decision-makers and opinio...

by http://www.chevening.org/zimbabwe/

Tsholotsho villagers demand free education in schools

26 August 2014 | 1688 Views
MATABELELAND NORTH - TSHOLOTSHO villagers have urged government to subsidize education in line with the new constitution saying their children abandoned school because most parents could not pay s...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

31 Zimbabwean students off to study in Holland

26 August 2014 | 1867 Views
Netherlands Ambassador Gera Snelter has urged Zimbabwean students studying abroad to obtain and share as much knowledge as they can with their counterparts in the host country.Ambassador Snelt...

by Susan Nyabunze

Dokora orders headmasters report parents to courts over fees

24 August 2014 | 2382 Views
Education minister Lazarus Dokora yesterday angered Chegutu residents when he ordered headmasters to report parents who fail to pay school fees to the courts.Dokora was addressing a constituen...

by Staff Reporter

Fall in schools' pass rate alarms MPs

17 August 2014 | 2589 Views
MBIZO MP Settlement Chikwinya (MDC-T) has given notice to introduce a motion to debate the deteriorating standards of public education following the withdrawal of teachers' incentives by Primary and S...

by Staff reporter

Solusi University sex scandal lecturer booted out?

17 August 2014 | 6337 Views
THE Solusi University lecturer who was recently the subject of controversy when he reportedly caught his wife - a student at the Adventist-run university - pants down with another student, has rep...

by Vusumuzi Dube
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