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2056 learning institutions needed in Zimbabwe - Dokora

Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora has said 2056 learning institutions are needed in the country as the nation strive to attain more higher levels of education."Every citi...Read more

2056 learning institutions needed in Zimbabwe - Dokora

28 November 2015 | 534 Views
Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora has said 2056 learning institutions are needed in the country as the nation strive to attain more higher levels of education."Every citi...

by Stephen Jakes

Guidelines on enrollment into Form 1 in 2016

27 November 2015 | 1749 Views
Below is the press release by Minister of Primary and Secondary Education. The Ministry noted that some schools were enrolling learners into Form 1...

by Press release

Grade 7 results out

26 November 2015 | 2544 Views
The 2015 Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) Grade 7 results have been released.According to ZIMSEC, examination centre heads can start collecting results from their regional centres...

by Staff reporter

'Leaked O Level' Maths paper is fake

26 November 2015 | 2295 Views
PRIMARY and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora yesterday claimed that the "O" Level Maths examination paper alleged to have been leaked was, in fact, a fake one and in no way affected the cre...

by Staff reporter

Watch: A tour around Solusi University

24 November 2015 | 2697 Views
Take a tour of the campus of Solusi University in Zimbabwe, Africa with Dr. David Chitate to see what's new and what's needed. produced...

by Staff Reporter

Mugabe installs Pardon Kuipa as LSU Vice-Chancellor

23 November 2015 | 3756 Views
President Robert Mugabe today installed Pardon Kuipa as Lupane State University (LSU) Vice-Chancellor. The event preceded the graduation ceremony at Lupane State University....

by Thobekile Zhou

Lower Six classes to start in second term

22 November 2015 | 2641 Views
LOWER Six pupils will now begin their Advanced level studies in the second term of the year instead of the current set up where they start during the last month of the first term and still pay fees in...

by Lungile Tshuma

Exam paper leaks traced to Fidelity Printers

13 November 2015 | 2156 Views
Leakage of Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) papers for November tests has been traced to the printers, Fidelity Printers, with an employee of the firm appearing in court last week charged...

by Tendai Rupapa

School ordered to reinstate sex accused pupils

13 November 2015 | 1650 Views
NYAHUNI Adventist High School has been ordered to reinstate five pupils it recently expelled over bald and unsubstantiated allegations of engaging in sex after it emerged that the headmaster had not f...

by Daniel Nemukuyu

Pupils to start paying exam fees in Grade 5

08 November 2015 | 2192 Views
PUPILS will start paying for Grade Seven examinations when they are in Grade Five, a move which Government says is meant to reduce the number of pupils whose parents and guardians fail to raise the ex...

by Vusumuzi Dube

Mzilikazi Primary School seeks donations to build computer lab

06 November 2015 | 1911 Views
Mzilikazi Primary School in Bulawayo has invited all former students, residents and well wishers to a meeting at the school this Saturday (7 November 2015) at ...

by Ndou Paul

Mugabe caps 320 HIT graduands

06 November 2015 | 2565 Views
A total of 320 graduands from the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) have been conferred with bachelor of technology degrees by President Robert Mugabe who is the Chancellor of the institution....

by Staff reporter

Teacher Capacity Development Programme 2015 intake

06 November 2015 | 2430 Views
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education is embarking on the second phase of the Teacher Capacity Development Programme. Application forms for eligible candidates should be submitte...

by Staff reporter

18 exam cheats convicted

06 November 2015 | 2307 Views
Eighteen cheating students from different high schools in Chitungwiza who illegally got this year's Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) Ordinary level Mathematics Paper 2 and took the answer...

by Lovemore Meya

Zimsec warns of fake exam papers being circulated

06 November 2015 | 976 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council has warned of fake examination papers being circulated, with incidents of candidates reportedly expressing shock on discovering that the papers they were being...

by Ellah Mukwati

Lack of Maths and Science facilities scuttle learning in Gwanda - Senator Sibanda

04 November 2015 | 1421 Views
Senator Bheki Sibanda of Gwanda North has said the shortage of science and mathematics facilities in Matabeleland south were scuttling the learning of the subjects in most secondary schools amid indic...

by Stephen Jakes

Diarrhoea outbreak hits Peterhouse Girls High School

02 November 2015 | 1868 Views
Peterhouse Girls High School in Marondera has been hit by a diarrhoea outbreak that has affected 236 students, some of who have been hospitalised.The diarrhoea is said to have affected all the...

by Staff reporter

O-level Maths exam leaks

02 November 2015 | 3872 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) has once again been rocked by another examination paper leak that has allegedly occurred at Seke 5 High School in Chitungwiza.The ZBC News ...

by Staff reporter

Govt in serious back log on BEAM payment

02 November 2015 | 1797 Views
Government of Zimbabwe is reported to be lagging behind in the payment of Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) according to the deputy minister of public service, labour and social services, T...

by Stephen Jakes

'Parents are encouraged to pay school fees'

02 November 2015 | 2230 Views
THE DEPUTY Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Paul Mavima, has said it is the duty of all government and parliamentary officials to encourage parents to pay their children's school fees and ...

by Stephen Jakes

School blown off by strong winds

02 November 2015 | 2723 Views
Harare East Member of Parliament Terence Mukupe has lamented the destruction of a Primary School in his constituency which had its roof blown off by heavy winds and rain.Mukupe made the re...

by Stephen Jakes

Lupane varsity to relocate in January

01 November 2015 | 2110 Views
THE Lupane State University (LSU) site in the Matabeleland North capital, Lupane is nearing completion with 160 students moving into campus next year.While the $25 million project took off in 2005...

by Tatenda Gapare

Deputy education minister clarifies Grade 7 examination fees issue

31 October 2015 | 2401 Views
THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION Paul Mavima has clarified the issue of the grade 7 examination fees being paid as at the time when the pupil is in grade 6 and completed at grade...

by Stephen Jakes

Zimsec exams leakage questioned

30 October 2015 | 3192 Views
Harare West MP Jessie Majome has questioned the safety of the Ordinary and advance level examinations from leakages considering the fact that government was ring fencing the payment of examination fee...

by Stephen Jakes

Minister ordered to reinstate fired teacher

30 October 2015 | 2039 Views
THE Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Lazarus Dokora, has been ordered to reinstate a teacher who was fired for allegedly inviting a female pupil to his bedroom where he asked her to wash d...

by Mashudu Netsianda

Anger over barefooted pupil denied exam

30 October 2015 | 2161 Views
Belvin Chibi, a Form Four pupil at the Catholic Church run Mweyamutsvene Mission, missed his third national examination paper today because he does not have school shoes, The Herald can reveal....

by Takunda Maodza

Kamloops West Rotary and Swift Current families help Tsholotsho school with classroom furniture

28 October 2015 | 1954 Views
It was a dream come true for children at Gombalume Primary School in Tsholotsho District, Zimbabwe on Thursday, 22nd October 2015, as the children received new classroom furniture kindly donated by th...

by Staff Reporter

O-Level examination cheats arrested

28 October 2015 | 3103 Views
POLICE have arrested two men for allegedly writing Monday's O-Level Mathematics Paper 1 Ordinary Level examination, one for his brother and the other for his girlfriend.Bright Dube, 23, who li...

by Leonard Ncube and Fairness Moyana

Church elder drags to court more than 20 pastors

27 October 2015 | 2625 Views
A church elder from the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in Zimbabwe has dragged to court more than 20 pastors who presided over proceedings that expelled him from the church.Tenias Brian Chitimi...

by Staff reporter

Mugabe caps 1,883 Great Zimbabwe University graduates

24 October 2015 | 2596 Views
President Robert Mugabe on Friday capped 1,883 students who graduated in different disciplines at Great Zimbabwe University (GZU).The graduates successfully completed first and higher degrees ...

by Walter Mswazie

Zimbabwe graduates creating employment says Mnangagwa

23 October 2015 | 3077 Views
Zimbabwe's education has taken a new thrust of producing graduates that can create employment rather than wait to be absorbed by existent companies.This was said by Vice President Emmerson Mna...

by Staff reporter

O-Level exams in full swing

22 October 2015 | 2025 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Ordinary Level examinations have commenced with students saying they are confident of excelling.The Ordinary Level students were this Monday taking on ...

by Staff reporter

Dokora dismiss 'O' Level drivers licence issue

22 October 2015 | 4468 Views
Minister of Primary and Secondary Education,  Lazarus Dokora has dismissed speculation that 'O' Level students would be allowed to sit for examinations only after acquiring drivers licenses....

by Thobekile Zhou

Grade 7 pupils roam the streets - MP

22 October 2015 | 3408 Views
A LEGISLATOR has claimed that scores of Grade seven pupils are roaming the streets, hardly a week after completing their examinations.Goodluck Kwaramba raised the matter in Parliament on Wedne...

by Thobekile Zhou

'You can't lecture Mugabe on the economy, he holds a degree in economics'

20 October 2015 | 2925 Views
President Robert Mugabe holds an economics degree from London and no one can lecture him on how to run Zimbabwe's economy, a government minister has said.Indigenization Minister Patrick Zhuwao...

by Ntungamili Nkomo

No attachment for O-Level students

20 October 2015 | 4783 Views
Emmerson Mnangagwa Vice President told Parliament last week that the O-Level industrial attachment recently announced by Primary and Education minister Lazarus Dokora was not yet government policy...

by Staff reporter

ZRP roped in to curb exam leakages

20 October 2015 | 2537 Views
POLICE have been engaged to guard public examination papers in transit as part of measures to curb recurrent leakages. Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora told parliament last week...

by Auxilia Katongomara

'Universities must not retrench but rationalise,' says Prof Moyo

19 October 2015 | 4262 Views
THE Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Professor Jonathan Moyo, has said universities should not confuse rationalisation with retrenchment as the government...

by Nqobile Tshili

Hunger forces 6000 Mat'land pupils to drop out of school

18 October 2015 | 4229 Views
OVER 6 000 pupils in the Matabeleland region has dropped out of school due to hunger.Education authorities in the region have cut learning hours as a significant number of pupils come to class...

by Staff Reporter

'O' LEVEL pupils should have drivers licenses - Dokora

18 October 2015 | 4436 Views
All ORDINARY Level pupils will soon be required to have driver's licences in line with the Life Orientation Skills Programme to be introduced in 2016 under the new education curriculum.Already...

by Staff Reporter

Students demo rocks church run High School

17 October 2015 | 4172 Views
A STUDENT unrest has rocked the United Church of Christ (UCCZ)-run Mt Selinda High School in Chipinge where militant pupils took to the streets protesting against church officials for illegally confis...

by Luthando Mapepa

Maths, Science not obligatory for A-Level, tertiary enrolment

17 October 2015 | 2443 Views
Students who do not pass Mathematics or Science subjects at Ordinary Level will be allowed to continue enrolling for Advanced Level and other courses because there is no law barring them yet, Parliame...

by Lloyd Gumbo

Jonathan Moyo to tour 'incomplete' NUST campus

16 October 2015 | 4073 Views
HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo is due to tour the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) on Saturday.Moyo has been touring tertiary institutions countrywid...

by Thobekile Zhou

UZ, NUST get $1.1 million research grant from France

15 October 2015 | 2298 Views
Zimbabwe has received a 218,933,000 ($1.1 million) grant from France to develop science and research at its tertiary institutions.According to New Zimbabwe, the grant was unveiled at the renew...

by Staff reporter

Chipinge opens own university

14 October 2015 | 5096 Views
Chipinge is reported to have becomes the First District In Zimbabwe to open its own University without any form Of assistance from the government.The name of the University is in rememberance ...

by Stephen Jakes

Shona-Chinese/Chinese-Shona dictionary launched

14 October 2015 | 3079 Views
The University of Zimbabwe has scored a first among all local institutions of higher learning to have a Shona-Chinese/Chinese-Shona dictionary that is set to enhance multilingualism among scholars and...

by Lovemore Ranga Mataire

Govt to enforce 'no maths, science no university enrolment'

12 October 2015 | 3277 Views
Government last Thursday announced that passes in O level mathematics and science was now a prerequisite for enrolment at university in addition to a certain number of A level points. Higher a...

by Staff reporter

Ngwalongwalo school commissions admin block

12 October 2015 | 2026 Views
Ngwalongwalo Primary School has since commissioned its administration block as the council run school seek to upgrade its standard of operation through infrastructural development.This came ou...

by Stephen Jakes

Varsities to cut enrolment of arts students

11 October 2015 | 3415 Views
THE government has said universities will soon be ordered to reduce enrolments in social sciences and commercials to curb unemployment levels.Responding to a question by Zanu-PF Mashonaland W...

by Nqobile Tshili

Teacher forces Grade 7 pupils to pay $5 per month for extra hours

11 October 2015 | 4006 Views
A GRADE Seven teacher at Mahlabezulu Primary School in Tshabalala, Bulawayo has caused a stir at the school after she started operating her own parallel class where pupils are forced to pay $5 per mon...

by Lungile Tshuma

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