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Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena has criticised Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora for advancing retrogressive policies.The sharp rebuke which was ma...Read more

Dokora criticised for advancing retrogressive policies

24 February 2015 | 1659 Views
Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena has criticised Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora for advancing retrogressive policies.The sharp rebuke which was ma...

by Staff reporter

New SDA school in Gwanda

23 February 2015 | 1340 Views
The construction of the Gwanda Adventist primary school has been hailed as a positive development that will improve the quality of education in the town by easing the teacher-pupil ratio at the ot...

by Staff reporter

Lupane State University to relocate from temporary Byo base

17 February 2015 | 3035 Views
LUPANE State University will relocate from its temporary base in Bulawayo by June, barring any financial constraints that have delayed moving the institution to Matabeleland North.Funding chal...

by Staff Reporter

Boy scoops 14 straight As at O-Level

15 February 2015 | 7735 Views
RUSUNUNGUKO High School's 16-year- old student, TAKUDZWA MUDZIMIREMA, scooped 14 straight As at 0-Level. The Sunday Mail's ABIGAIL MHONDORO got in touch with him to find out what makes him tick. Read ...

by Abigal Mhondoro

UK based radio station donates to Thekwane High

13 February 2015 | 2653 Views
UNITED Kingdom based radio station, Visions FM Radio Limited (VFM), donated sporting equipment, medals and a cup to Thekwane High School in Bulilima District at the school's inter-house competition...

by Sukulwenkosi Dube

St Columba girl stuns with O-Level dististions

13 February 2015 | 7890 Views
A 16-YEAR-OLD wunderkind from St Columba's High School in Bulawayo attained 12 distinctions in the recently released Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) November 2014 O-Level examinations, ...

by Auxilia Katongamara

Lecturers continue strike after getting salaries

11 February 2015 | 4425 Views
Lecturers at the country's state universities have vowed to continue with strike action, even after government paid them their salaries for January today. The lecturers and non teaching staff ...

by Mafu Sithabile

Lecturers strike, demand meeting with Mugabe

10 February 2015 | 5157 Views
Lecturers at all the country's state universities have with immediate effect gone on strike over unpaid bonuses and January salaries.They demanded to meet President Mugabe over their plight, ...

by Staff Reporter

Salary strike rocks state universities

10 February 2015 | 3736 Views
Workers at the countries state universities say their downing tools with immediate effect, citing non-payment of the 2014 bonuses and the delay in paying their January salaries.The nationa...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe top 100 O-level schools - 2015 list

10 February 2015 | 13131 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Top 100 O-Level schools

10 February 2015 | 5470 Views
JOHN Tallach, St Columba's, Maranatha High School, Usher, Minda, Mtshabezi, David Livingstone and Manama are the best O' Level schools in Matabeleland after recording high pass rates and being in the ...

by Pamela Shumba

Midlands State University 2015 Admission List

08 February 2015 | 7143 Views
Full List FACULTY OF COMMERCE Chikwira Maxwell T Mapu...

by Staff Reporter

Lecturers to strike over bonuses and January salaries

08 February 2015 | 2047 Views
STATE university lecturers are reportedly planning a countrywide job action that will see them not attending lectures until Government comes up with a position regarding their bonuses and January sala...

by Staff reporter

2014 Zimsec O-Level results out

07 February 2015 | 5765 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2014 Ordinary Level results are out, with the pass rate rising by more than 10 percent to 30,85 percent as compared to the previous year....

by Staff reporter

'Nothing wrong with schoolchildren using mobile phones in school,' says Dokora

07 February 2015 | 1630 Views
Schools should permit pupils to bring cellphones and other mobile devices to class to help acquaint them with mobile technologies, a Cabinet Minister has said.Primary and Secondary Education M...

by Tafadzwa Ndlovu

BUSE student becomes ZICOSU president

06 February 2015 | 1135 Views
Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) student, Tonderai Chidawa is now the president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Students Unions (ZICOSU) after winning yesterday's elections in Harare....

by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland South 2014 Grade 7 Schools ranking - list

02 February 2015 | 4992 Views
FIFTEEN primary schools in Matabeleland South province recorded zero percent pass rate in the 2014 Grade Seven public examinations up from 13 the previous year.According to a Zimbabwe Schools ...

by Thandeka Moyo

A-level pupil goes berserk after failing to score 25 points

01 February 2015 | 4984 Views
A 21-YEAR-OLD former Victoria High School A-level pupil in Masvingo allegedly went berserk and turned violent after failing to score 25 points in the 2014 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council examinat...

by Walter Mswazie

'Zimbabwe producing half-baked graduates'

30 January 2015 | 3002 Views
Most of the thousands of students churned out of the country's tertiary institutions are half-baked and do not have the requisite industrial skills required of them, a top government official has ...

by Staff reporter

'School children should be given contraceptives'

29 January 2015 | 1372 Views
School children should be given contraceptives, the Government body charged with family planning said yesterday, in a move likely to torch a storm.The Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo's top private schools performs dismally, in bottom 10

28 January 2015 | 5110 Views
THREE of Bulawayo's top private schools failed to justify the high fees they demand after they performed dismally in the November 2014 Grade 7 examinations.Carmel Primary School, Petra and W...

by Auxilia Katongomara

2014 top 100 A' Level schools named

27 January 2015 | 9560 Views
BULAWAYO'S Mpopoma High School, Tongwe High in Matabeleland South, Tshabanda Secondary in Matabeleland North, Shungu High in the Midlands and St Anthony's High in Masvingo are the best schools to sen...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Hot-seating to blame for poor results

27 January 2015 | 1499 Views
HOT-SEATING has been blamed for poor pass rates in Matabeleland North schools, as a fallout over last year's examination results simmers.Mosi oa Tunya High School headmaster Ronald Sibanda on ...

by Staff reporter

Mpopoma High tops 2014 'A' Level results league in Bulawayo

26 January 2015 | 6263 Views
POPOMA High School has the best 2014  Advanced Level examinations results in Bulawayo.The reputable learning institution however seats at position 63 nationally according to a report rele...

by Lesley Moyo

Girls beat boys in Zimsec A-Level exams

24 January 2015 | 3645 Views
Girls did better than boys in the November A-Level examinations set by the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC). The statistics show that girls scored a 74 percent pass rate compar...

by Nyasha Weluzani

'A' Level Results analysis

22 January 2015 | 6890 Views
ZIMBABWE SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS COUNCILNOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATIONS: ADVANCED LEVEL RESULTS ANALYSISTo give a clear understanding of candidates in the same situation, we have grouped the a...

by Staff Reporter

'A' level results out

22 January 2015 | 4488 Views
The 2014 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) 'A' level results are out.In a statement, the ZIMSEC board and Management said candidates who sat for this examination will be able to co...

by Staff reporter

Exam ‘cheats' acquitted

18 January 2015 | 1325 Views
TWO trainee teachers from Gweru and a cook at Mkoba teachers' college who were being accused of leaking an Ordinary Level Mathematics November Examination Paper One to pupils and private candidates w...

by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Qualified teachers returning from diaspora stranded

18 January 2015 | 3370 Views
Over 6 000 qualified school teachers who returned to Zimbabwe after years in the Diaspora are yet to be cleared by Government to resume work in 2015.The clearance is likely to take up to ...

by Staff reporter

Headmasters warned

17 January 2015 | 3778 Views
Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Professor Paul Mavhima, has warned school heads against sending children home over non-payment of school fees as schools have opened. Prof M...

by Staff reporter

'No to condoms in schools,' says Dokora

15 January 2015 | 4190 Views
Primary and Secondary Education Lazarus Dokora yesterday said he will not allow distribution of condoms in schools, arguing that it would c0ompromise the dignity of the country and that the pract...

by Staff reporter

13,000 teachers in limbo

15 January 2015 | 2760 Views
At least 13 000 teachers who hold non-teaching degrees and diplomas face an uncertain future after Government resolved not to renew their contracts arguing they are unqualified to teach.Deputy...

by Staff reporter

Sex scandal rocks Usher Girls High

14 January 2015 | 6654 Views
AN administrator at the Salvation Army-run school, Usher Girls High, is allegedly sleeping with a Form 5 student (name withheld), whose parents disowned her after they discovered the affair which is b...

by Staff reporter

Lupane State University seeks vice-chancellor

13 January 2015 | 2837 Views
Lupane State University (LSU) in Matabeleland North has started a search for a vice- chancellor to replace the late Mclean Mackson Bhala who passed away in August.According to an advertisement...

by Staff reporter

Zim teachers demand 100% salary rise

11 January 2015 | 3366 Views
TEACHERS have threatened a massive nationwide strike if government does not increase their salaries by 100% by the end of this month.The teachers, who are getting salaries of less than $500 pe...

by Staff reporter

Zimsec speak on June exams, they are still on

11 January 2015 | 1345 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has quashed rumours circulating on social media platforms and in schools that the council has suspended this year's June Ordinary Level and Advanced ...

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Teachers in limbo

10 January 2015 | 2261 Views
MORE than 13,000 teachers who are holders of non-teaching degrees and diplomas face an uncertain future after the government resolved to gradually not renew their contracts citing that they are not qu...

by Oswell Moyo

Zimbabweans shun local varsities, opting to study in SA

09 January 2015 | 3313 Views
PROSPECTIVE students are shunning local schools and tertiary institutions in their thousands, opting to study in South Africa despite government's efforts to increase the number of educational ins...

by Hazel Ndebele

Govt to conclude curriculum review by March

08 January 2015 | 1142 Views
Primary and Secondary Education minister, Lazarus Dokora yesterday said his ministry will conclude the school curriculum review in March before presenting it before Cabinet. Dokora said ...

by Staff reporter

Plumtree primary school finally opens, 64 years after it was mooted

05 January 2015 | 2774 Views
PLUMTREE - Ntambana Primary School, which took 64 years to open as its construction began in 1950, is expected to open next week as an annexure of Huwana Primary School housing only Early Childhood De...

by Staff Reporter

Zimsec quashes rumours that June Exams suspended

04 January 2015 | 2923 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has quashed rumours circulating on social media platforms and in schools that the council has suspended this year's June Ordinary Level and Adv...

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Some schools fail to comply with govt's directives

03 January 2015 | 3660 Views
Parents and educationists say the government should follow up to ensure that its directives are adhered to.The festive season is now over and parents have already started making preparations f...

by Staff Reporter

200 teachers train to teach local languages

31 December 2014 | 2665 Views
Government has identified 200 teachers that have been sent to a local university to learn local languages to be examined in schools soon, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Doko...

by Staff Reporter

Govt warns schools against fees hike

31 December 2014 | 2731 Views
THE government has warned schools against increasing fees ahead of the start of the 2015 first term in a fortnight.This comes amid claims that some schools have unilaterally increased thei...

by Nqobile Tshili

Panic over Form 1 places

18 December 2014 | 3878 Views
PANIC and desperation have gripped many parents and pupils still looking for Form One places as the ban on entrance tests fees earlier this year has created more problems than it sought to address. Go...

by Staff reporter

Students rejects Muchinguri as Higher Education minister

18 December 2014 | 7753 Views
Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has rejected the new Higher Education minister Oppah Muchinguri saying she is not qualified to hold the post. Makomborero Haruzivishe said that th...

by Staff reporter

Tonga to be examined at O' Level

16 December 2014 | 2858 Views
FOLLOWING the successful inaugural examination of the minority languages such as Tonga at Grade 7 three years ago, the government will, starting next year, examine the languages at O' Level.T...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe to increase primary school years from 2015

08 December 2014 | 9133 Views
The pronouncements by the ministry of primary and secondary schools that it is going to follow recommendations of the Nziramasanga commission on education, by introducing mandatory Early Childhood Dev...

by Staff reporter

Lecturers sweat over delayed bonus

08 December 2014 | 5179 Views
LECTURERS at state universities across the country have attacked the government over delays in bonus and December salary payments saying this demoralised them and caused unnecessary disturbances to th...

by Oswell Moyo

ZIMSEC refuses to explain exams leak

07 December 2014 | 2597 Views
The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has rejected a public invitation to explain the continuous leakage of examinations papers before they are set for.According to the lates...

by Staff Reporter
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