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Schools opening date unchanged

01 May 2016 | 372 Views
SCHOOLS will open on Tuesday for the second term as earlier advised contrary to some information that has been circulating on social media platforms that Government has postponed the opening to We...
by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Greenlight for schools to expel pupils

01 May 2016 | 377 Views
BOARDING schools have been given the green light to bar pupils from entering their premises if they have not paid boarding fees to enable the learning institutions to run their day-to-day operations w...
by Vusumuzi Dube

National Pledge: Respect the Right and Freedom of the Child Minister - Zapu

29 April 2016 | 1511 Views
Educationists, parents, religious organisations and individuals have expressed their disapproval of the national pledge proposed by the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education. A leading Harare Ch...
by Mkhululi Zulu

National pledge forced adoption should be rejected, people must go to the streets and protest

29 April 2016 | 1371 Views
We are the people  and we are not objects. We need to be respected. We can not  be forced or dragged into something which we don't know so as to be loyal to Zanu autocratic government which ...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

People's Democratic Party (PDP) International Labour Day 2016 Statement

29 April 2016 | 1026 Views
Preamble WE the People's Democratic Party (PDP); Committed to pa...
by Gorden Moyo PDP Secretary General

The National School Pledge: A National Philosophy

29 April 2016 | 1398 Views
The recent introduction of the National School Pledge by Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora, is a prudent idea which all Zimbabweans should cherish for it reflects our nati...
by Sparkleford Masiyambiri

Mat North schools need food aide

24 April 2016 | 2081 Views
SCHOOLS in Matabeleland North should ideally provide a meal per day for pupils in the province which is among the worst affected by hunger to create a conducive learning environment, an official has s...
by Dumisani Sibanda

Miss Schools saga rages on

20 April 2016 | 2490 Views
The outcry over hosting of Miss Schools pageant in a bar recently has grown louder with stakeholders in the industry, parents and promoters condemning organisers of the event and calling for action fr...
by Staff reporter

Government slams 'anointed' pens, fake miracles

17 April 2016 | 2910 Views
Primary and Secondary Schools Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora has slammed religious leaders who are encouraging parents and pupils to buy "anointed pens" that ostensibly help candidates pass exams without ...
by Fatima Bulla

School graft: More can be done

17 April 2016 | 1892 Views
Although stakeholders in the education sector applauded the efforts being made to curb abuse of funds by school heads and bursars, calls have been made for Government to show a political will to curb ...
by Tendai Chara

Arundel hockey team leaves for United Kingdom tour

14 April 2016 | 4229 Views
Arundel School's Hockey First Team leaves for the United Kingdom tonight (Thursday) on a two week long pre-season tour of cities in southern England.The team had originally planned a tour of W...
by Agencies

Matabeleland schools defy ministry's directive on language policy

13 April 2016 | 3253 Views
SCHOOLS are allegedly defying the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education's language policy which stipulates that infants should be taught in their mother tongue at Early Childhood Development lev...
by Nqobile Tshili

Schoolboy wins vehicle

13 April 2016 | 3744 Views
A BINGA schoolboy stole the limelight at the Bakers Inn 'Buy and Win' provincial draw held in Hwange yesterday when he won a brand new Honda Fit.Fillimon Mutshayani, 20, who recently finished ...
by Fairness Moyana

End Climate War - with Climate Schools

07 April 2016 | 2076 Views
Africa is known worldwide of conferencing, appointing ministers in already blotted cabinets and lack the principle in implementation of programs and issues at a stake....
by Mbizo Chirasha

Schools told to build huge storage facilities

06 April 2016 | 3028 Views
THE government has instructed all schools in the country to construct huge storage facilities and prepare feeding points ahead of the roll out of a $200 million national schools feeding scheme next te...
by Nyemudzai Kakore

School bombing raises stink

31 March 2016 | 2016 Views
PRIMARY and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora suspects the bombing of Manunure High School in Kwekwe on Monday could be an inside job.The criminals targeted the school's administr...
by Abigail Mawonde

School petrol-bombed

30 March 2016 | 2607 Views
A school in Kwekwe was on Monday petrol-bombed in an act parents suspect was carried out by some among the local staff to destroy evidence of abuse of funds.In a midnight foray, property at Ma...
by Staff reporter

Audit reveals school heads and bursars loot millions in levies

27 March 2016 | 2983 Views
More than US$1,2 billion in development levies is circulating in Government and mission schools and a chunk of it is being abused by heads and bursars, an audit has revealed.Other alleged culp...
by Tinashe Farawo

Govt rehabilitates satellite schools

22 March 2016 | 851 Views
Deputy minister of Primary and Secondary Education Paul Mavima has said the government has disbursed some funds for the construction of the satellite schools in the country.Speaking in Parliam...
by Stephen Jakes

PSMAS assists towards construction of classroom block in Tsholotsho

21 March 2016 | 840 Views
Premier Medical Aid Society donated 100 bags of cement towards construction of a classroom block at Mbiriya Primary School in Tsholotsho.Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko commissioned the bloc...
by Thobekile Zhou

Zinatha to re-open medical school

20 March 2016 | 2086 Views
The Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers Association is set to re-open its medical school in Harare.The Zimbabwe School of African Traditional Medicine was founded in 1998 by Professor Gordon...
by Staff Reporter

'New school rules breed chaos'

20 March 2016 | 1799 Views
More than 10 000 school development association employees, among them teachers, might soon be jobless as their salaries are not guaranteed by the recently-introduced Social Services Fund.Board...
by Staff reporter

Lab chemicals 'kill teacher'

18 March 2016 | 4854 Views
A TEACHER died at Mandwandwe High School in Bulawayo's Nkulumane suburb after allegedly inhaling poisonous fumes at the science laboratory. The school has been forced to close its science laboratories...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Girl fails to attend class to have sex with 29 year old man

15 March 2016 | 2815 Views
A 15-YEAR-OLD girl of Kitwe’s Chimwemwe township narrated before the Buchi Local Court how a 29-year-old man made her abscond school as he allegedly had sex with her at his aunt’s place.Za...
by Staff Reporter

Boarding schools allowed to exclude pupils over unpaid fees

08 March 2016 | 1958 Views
THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has given boarding schools the greenlight to send away pupils whose fees would not have been paid in full at the beginning of each school term. ...
by Nqobile Tshili

Collin Nyabadza Children's Voice Charitable Trust Donates Books, Tools and Clothing in Matobo District

07 March 2016 | 2029 Views
The Collin Nyabadza Children's Voice Charitable Trust (CNCVCT) continues to impact the lives of school children in rural Zimbabwe. On Thursday 3rd March, 2016 the fledgling organization donated books,...
by Staff Reporter

Government takes ages to approve school site

01 March 2016 | 1614 Views
People of Chivi South in Masvingo Province have expressed bitterness at the slow pace at which the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education is taking to approve a site identified for setting up a s...
by Staff Reporter

Arundel hockey team plans United States tour

29 February 2016 | 997 Views
Arundel School's Hockey First Team plans to go on a pre-season tour in Washington DC, in the United States, in April, with the help of sponsors such as NMB Bank, which has donated $2 000 for hockey ki...
by Agencies

Kariba schools in bad shape

28 February 2016 | 1407 Views
Several schools in the Nyaminyami Area of Kariba need massive upgrades as they are in a bad shape with pupils attending lessons in pole and dagga structures that are not conducive to proper learning....
by Staff reporter

Priest (23) fondles students buttocks during church service

19 February 2016 | 3962 Views
A ROMAN Catholic trainee priest in Kriste Mambo High School - Tatenda Brandon Masenga (23) allegedly fondled a female pupil (17) during a church service at the school last week.The priest has ...
by Staff Reporter

Boarding Schools accused of fraudulently taking A' Level students with Ds and Es

18 February 2016 | 3102 Views
Some parents of students who passed their O' Levels have accused some boarding schools of clandestinely and corruptly enrolling students who would have obtained Ds and Es for A' Level at the expense o...
by Stephen Jakes

Mangwe villagers build primary school

12 February 2016 | 1246 Views
NXELE villagers in Mangwe District have pooled resources to build a primary school.  The school started operating this month. Children from the area had to walk about 15 kilometres throug...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Top 100 schools list banned

12 February 2016 | 3085 Views
THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has, with immediate effect, stopped publicising the top 100 schools ranked by their performance at Ordinary and A Level national examinations.It...
by Abigail Mawonde

Private school likely to increase fees

11 February 2016 | 4077 Views
PRIVATE schools could be forced to increase fees after the government recalled thousands of teachers deployed at the institutions, arguing that they are commercial enterprises and as such must meet th...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Schools ordered to accept Rands

09 February 2016 | 2917 Views
IT IS against the law to reject the South African rand and Botswana pula as legal tender for the payment of school fees, the government has warned.Primary and Secondary Education Minister Laza...
by Zvamaida Murwira

Suspended school head over leaking exams gets court reprieve

08 February 2016 | 3453 Views
The case against Mhari High School head, Goodwell Manyame who is alleged to have shown exam questions to candidates during last year's November exams has been withdrawn from Chivhu Magistrates' Courts...
by Staff Reporter

Students abandon class as bees terrorise the school

07 February 2016 | 2394 Views
Classes were abandoned at Nyawagi Primary School in Hippo Valley and pupils dismissed early as a swarm of angry bees went on a rampage attacking anyone in sight.Masvingo Mirror reported that a...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe to provide free meals for school kids

07 February 2016 | 1233 Views
Government will in coming weeks start providing meals to school pupils countrywide to shield them from drought-induced hunger and to promote high nutrition levels.It is also implementing multi...
by Staff reporter

Rhodesian government fed primary school pupils but not Zanu PF regime - Zanu PF MP says

05 February 2016 | 2526 Views
Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna has said the Rhodesian government used to feed primary school pupils but the Zanu PF regime is struggling.He said a lot of pupils are dropping out of sch...
by Staff Reporter

No school should be operating from pole and mud structures says govt

05 February 2016 | 1443 Views
THE government has said in the next five years no school should be operating from pole and mud structures as this compromises the quality of education.The Deputy Minister of Primary and Second...
by Nqobile Tshili

Angry protesting parents dump three coffins at school

03 February 2016 | 3768 Views
PARENTS HAVE set out to show the unions and teachers how serious they are about their kids’ education. When teachers arrived for school they were greeted by gatvol parents and three coffins. ...
by Staff Reporter

Illegal to withhold results from pupils, schools warned

03 February 2016 | 1624 Views
Schools that withhold exam results from pupils are breaking the law, the Government said yesterday. Primary and Secondary Education Deputy Minister Professor Paul Mavhima spoke after human rig...
by Staff reporter

Plan Internationa, Japanese Embassy to officially open Malanda Secondary

01 February 2016 | 1436 Views
Plan International, a child rights organization operating in 51  developing countries being funded by the Japanese Embassy has constructed some infrastructure at the Malanda Secondary School in T...
by Stephen Jakes

Forming a unity government with Zanu was a mistake its time to correct mistakes

30 January 2016 | 3136 Views
ZAPU has discovered that forming a unity  government with Zanu PF was a mistake because according to ZAPU policies, manifesto and ideological programmes There should be spirit of togetherness, ma...
by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

Thieving teen spared jail

30 January 2016 | 2183 Views
A 15-YEAR-OLD pupil at Sizane High school in Bulawayo has appeared before a Western Commonage magistrate for allegedly stealing clothes worth $150 from a house in Pelandaba suburb.The Form Thr...
by Melody Baya

Primary school teacher sues Dokora for 'illegal' transfer

30 January 2016 | 2290 Views
A PRIMARY school teacher has dragged the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Lazarus Dokora, and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to the Bulawayo High Court challenging her transfer to a ru...
by Mashudu Netsianda

The Tragedy of SA Business Schools

29 January 2016 | 2995 Views
Business Schools have become victims of their own success in this generation that they have lost the principles of their founding missions; "to educate practitioners and create knowledge through resea...
by Vusumuzi Moyo

Whizkids score As

27 January 2016 | 2744 Views
TWO whizkids from Bulawayo scored 30 points and 15 points in the November 2015 Cambridge A-Level examinations.Emmanuel Zhou of Killarney suburb who did his A-Level at Riverton Academy in Masvi...
by Whinsley Masara

Parents withdraw children from private schools

24 January 2016 | 7259 Views
Some parents who had enrolled their children at private colleges have withdrawn them after failing to afford the fees resulting in government schools being crowded.North Park Primary School i...
by Staff Reported

Reliance on school curriculum limits students' knowledge

19 January 2016 | 1976 Views
Zimbabwe is credited with one of the best education systems in Africa - producing some of the brightest minds on the globe - and similarly prides itself with the highest literacy rate on the continent...
by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

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