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Why do Bulawayo students fail to enroll at NUST? Zanu PF MP ask

NEWLY-elected Mpopoma-Pelandaba MP Joseph Tshuma (Zanu PF) has queried why a handful of  Bulawayo students get enrolled at  National University of Science and Technology in the city....Read more

Why do Bulawayo students fail to enroll at NUST? Zanu PF MP ask

29 July 2015 | 3101 Views
NEWLY-elected Mpopoma-Pelandaba MP Joseph Tshuma (Zanu PF) has queried why a handful of  Bulawayo students get enrolled at  National University of Science and Technology in the city....

by Thobekile Zhou

Ministry can't take any action against 'vuzu parties'

28 July 2015 | 3497 Views
THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has said it cannot take any action against pupils involved in rowdy behaviour during "vuzu parties" as their activities are done outside i school premis...

by Staff reporter

ZINASU protests anti-labour Supreme Court ruling

23 July 2015 | 3898 Views
The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu)  President Gilbert Mutubuki has expressed concerns over the Supreme Court ruling on workers contracts describing it as devilish, demonic ,stinkin...

by Stephen Jakes

Parents, headmistress clash over missing school funds

18 July 2015 | 4561 Views
Parents and guardians of pupils attending Rugare Government Primary School are up in arms with the school headmistress whom they accuse of misappropriating funds and allowing some teachers to ill-...

by Staff reporter

82 pregnant, married girls drop out of school

16 July 2015 | 5220 Views
At least 82 school girls in Kwekwe district have dropped out of school after they either married or fell pregnant since the beginning of the year.According to Kwekwe district education officer...

by Staff Reporter

School bus imports banned

15 July 2015 | 6513 Views
THE government has directed schools to buy buses from local assemblers to curb alleged corruption in the purchases. Slyvia Utete-Masango, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Seconda...

by Nqobile Tshili

UZ Students Win Enactus Championship

08 July 2015 | 2529 Views
UZ Students Win Enactus ChampionshipStaff ReporterA GROUP of students from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) under the Boost Fellowship will join other teams from 35 countries to showcas...

by Staff Reporter

'Shun 'thigh for a pass' culture,' students urged

07 July 2015 | 5993 Views
FEMALE students in higher and tertiary institutions have been urged to desist from the "thigh for a pass" culture to enhance the quality of their education and contribution to national development....

by Heather Charema

Ban on ZOU diplomas lifted

06 July 2015 | 3224 Views
Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE) has lifted the suspension on the Diploma in Education (Primary) offered by the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU).In a statement, ZIMCHE said the fou...

by Yoliswa Dube

Mugabe appoints Lupane varsity vice chancellor

06 July 2015 | 5200 Views
President Mugabe has appointed Professor Pardon Kuipa as the Vice Chancellor for Lupane State University. The Chancellor of all State Universities also appointed Dr Nomathemba Ndiweni as the P...

by Yoliswa Dube

Government ditches non Five Leveled' ECD teachers for untrained O'Level holders

05 July 2015 | 5949 Views
The Ministry of Primary and secondary Schools headed by Lazaras Dokora has ditched hundreds of trained non O'level holders teachers who were employed by the Schools Development Committees in Matab...

by Stephen Jakes

Govt must fund state universities

01 July 2015 | 4902 Views
Harare West MP Jessie Fungayi Majome has challenged the government to fully fund the running of state universities if it wants to really call them state institutions.Majome said this last ...

by Stephen Jakes

Man threatens in-laws for taking his wife back

30 June 2015 | 5515 Views
A 21-year-old from Mashunye Village in Chief Masunda's area was dragged to court after he sent text messages threatening to use mysterious means to kill his father-in-law and the rest of his famil...

by Staff Reporter

UZ donate books to Tokwe Mukosi Dam victims

30 June 2015 | 3551 Views
The newly established primary school for the flood victims in Mwenezi received a shot in the arm when the University of Zimbabwe library donated 300 books to it last week.Tokwe Mukosi Prim...

by Staff Reporter

Update on Mugabe's scholarship programme

28 June 2015 | 6416 Views
The controversial Presidential Scholarship Programme seeks to send 150 students on scholarship to several South African universities next year. The Fund, a brainchild of President Robert Muga...

by Staff Reporter

List of Zimbabwe students who received US scholarships

21 June 2015 | 7342 Views
Twenty seventy Zimbabwean students who went through the United States Embassy sponsored United States Achievers Program (USAP) received full scholarships to study at various American universities and...

by Staff reporter

ZOU 2015 May/June exam results out

18 June 2015 | 4621 Views
All ZOU students are being advised that the 2015 May/June Examination Results are out. The results may be collected from your Regional Centres or accessed from the ...

by Ndou Paul

Presidential Scholarships for 2015

18 June 2015 | 10223 Views
The Executive Director of the Presidential Scholarship Programme invites applications for scholarships for the 2016 academic year, which are tenable at the Universities in South Africa: The Presidenti...

by Ndou Paul

Another state university on the cards

17 June 2015 | 8099 Views
Government is planning to set up another university - the Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST).THE minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Techno...

by Thobekile Zhou

Falcon College in drone storm

14 June 2015 | 5250 Views
Falcon College in Esigodini has been accused of using a drone to take photographs during sporting activities without security clearance.A drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle which is used fo...

by Thobekile Zhou

5000 Zimbabwean teachers to lose their jobs?

10 June 2015 | 11087 Views
ABOUT 5,000 teachers risk being struck off the government payroll for failure to submit certificates from training institutions soon after graduation.It is a legal requirement that upon appo...

by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwe engages World Bank on education programme

09 June 2015 | 4545 Views
The Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development has started consultations with the World Bank on the African Centres of Excellence Programme to be established in ...

by Staff reporter

HIV prevalence rate under control in tertiary institutions

09 June 2015 | 4129 Views
THE HIV prevalence rate at higher institutions of learning around the country is being kept under control by several intervention measures introduced by government, a director in the Ministry of Highe...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe works to restore its education system

09 June 2015 | 4162 Views
FOURTEEN year-old Fadzai Kundishora is at home chatting with her grandmother, aunt and their neighbour when her cousin Tinotenda, 15, strides in from school, hungry. He's in uniform; Fadzai isn't....

by Ofeibea Quist-Arcton I NPR

Universities warned on fees

09 June 2015 | 4481 Views
THE Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development has warned State universities against increasing fees any time soon as doing so would be unjustified.The Deput...

by Bulisile Mguni

Zimbabwe government offering $20 000 for tech projects

09 June 2015 | 2653 Views
Young and upcoming technology enthusiasts and experts have just received a short on the arm as government has unveiled $20 000 support to see the projects and ideas become a reality under innovations ...

by Staff reporter

Beit Trust Scholarship application opens encourage others to apply

29 May 2015 | 4558 Views
The Beit Trust offers annually a number of Postgraduate Masters or PhD Scholarships abroad for  studies or research to graduates who are domiciled in Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe (the beneficial ar...

by Staff reporter

Govt urged to built more Vocational training centres

28 May 2015 | 2748 Views
Youths from Plumtree, the bulk of them unemployed, have urged government to build vocational training centre in the border town, at least to boost skills training and create opportunities for out-...

by Stephen Jakes

14 Zim doctoral students graduate from the University of Fort Hare

24 May 2015 | 4750 Views
AT LEAST 14 Zimbabwean doctoral students graduated from the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa during a historic graduation ceremony at the institution last week....

by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

84 years old Prof gets his 18th degree

18 May 2015 | 5598 Views
Professor Herman Wessels is living proof that you can teach an old dog new tricks - except when it comes to driving.The remarkable 84-year-old academic received his 18th degree earlier this ye...

by Stephen Jakes

Dokora speaks on Chinese, Swahili

15 May 2015 | 3067 Views
Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora told Parliament yesterday that the teaching of foreign languages under the proposed draft curriculum review would be optional. In a ...

by Staff reporter

Teachers frustrated over new Maths, English syllabus

12 May 2015 | 8543 Views
Teachers in Matabeleland South have expressed frustration over the introduction of new English and Mathematics syllabus at primary school when they opened schools for the second term amid revelati...

by Stephen Jakes

Dokora grilled over 'O' Level internship

12 May 2015 | 4838 Views
Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora was last week grilled in Parliament over his plans for industrial attachment of school leavers with some senators suggesting the move was t...

by Staff reporter

Chinese, French, Swahili to be compulsory in all Govt schools

11 May 2015 | 6215 Views
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has completed the draft Curriculum Framework that will see Agriculture being examined at primary school level, while Chinese, French, Swahili and Portug...

by Staff reporter

Fletcher High School headmaster in $229k school bus scam

05 May 2015 | 4589 Views
Fletcher High School headmaster in Gweru is under fire from parents who accuse him of fraudulently procuring a second hand bus claiming it to be brand new.The bus was bought in 2012 at a cost ...

by Staff reporter

Mzingwane High School rope in debt collectors

05 May 2015 | 5401 Views
Mzingwane High School is looking at engaging debt collectors to recover money that is owed by parents in school fees arrears.In an advert in the local newspapers yesterday, Mzingwane High Scho...

by Ndou Paul

It's back to school once again

04 May 2015 | 4109 Views
It's back to school once again, and before boarding buses to various boarding schools, students today received stern last minute instructions from parents and guardians, who have sacrificed everything...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe Power Company offer A Level Scholarship

03 May 2015 | 3710 Views
The Zimbabwe Power Company has announced that it is pouring out cash scholarships for prospetive A Level students during the 2015 academic year. In an advertisement published on several lo...

by Stephen Jakes

Qualified teachers barred from temporary work

02 May 2015 | 5056 Views
Government has banned the recruitment of qualified teachers on a temporary basis. The decision was communicated in a circular dated April 14 by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education which ha...

by Staff reporter

UZ denies plans to hike fees

28 April 2015 | 4047 Views
University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levy Nyagura yesterday described as blatant lies reports that the institution was planning to increase tuition fees by 100% starting from next semester. ...

by Staff reporter

ZJC not re-introduced -minister Mavima

26 April 2015 | 3528 Views
GOVERNMENT has no plans to re-introduce the Zimbabwe Junior Certificate (ZJC) examinations.ZJC examinations were discontinued in 1999 following the recommendation from the Nziramasanga Commiss...

by Staff Reporter

UZ to increase fees by 100%

24 April 2015 | 9264 Views
The University of Zimbabwe is set to increase tuition fees by more than 100% despite the fact that 2 500 students failed to pay fees at the beginning of the current semester due to economic hardsh...

by Staff reporter

'Zimbabwe schools disregard children's rights'

23 April 2015 | 2483 Views
A non-governmental organisation working for the promotion of children's rights yesterday said their offices were flooded with queries from parents whose children had their "O" and "A" Level examin...

by Staff reporter

Zimsec set 8 May as deadline for June exam registration

19 April 2015 | 6548 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has set 8 May as the deadline for registration for the June 2015 O-level and A-level examinations, ending months of speculation on the fate of th...

by Staff Reporter

School heads ban June exams

19 April 2015 | 5319 Views
SOME school heads have banned pupils from writing the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec) June O-level examinations while A-level candidates are being given stringent conditions to sit for th...

by Lungile Tshuma

A-level scholarship program - Zimbabwe Power Company

16 April 2015 | 6689 Views
'A' LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 2015 INTAKEZimbabwe Power Company is the leading generator of electrical energy in Zimbabwe and supplies the bulk of the...

by Staff reporter

Teachers declare war on Mugabe

15 April 2015 | 5547 Views
A leading teachers' union says President Robert Mugabe's government's decision to suspend the payment of annual bonuses to civil servants is a "declaration of war".Teachers make up nearly half...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe's education fails Zimbabwe's economy

14 April 2015 | 2645 Views
President Robert Mugabe has this year been regarded as the most educated leader but commentators say his education does not tally with his governance of the country as the economy has continued to cru...

by Stephen Jakes

Mugabe's presidential scholarship scheme slashed

12 April 2015 | 4054 Views
In the face of Zimbabwe's new economic crisis, the Treasury has resolved to slash the number of student beneficiaries of Robert Mugabe's controversial presidential scholarship programme.The co...

by Kudzai Mashininga

Government introduces Grade 7 exam fees

03 April 2015 | 6905 Views
IN a shocking development, Government has introduced  examination fees for Grade 7 and increased Ordinary Level examination fees.The grade seven examination fees have not been set but how...

by Thobekile Zhou

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