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Form Three boy wins Child Presidency

19 June 2015 | 4610 Views
A form three boy, Samuel Nyarenda from Mazowe High school in Mashonaland Central province was declared the winner for the child president after gaining 48 votes beating the other nine in a contest...
by Stephen Jakes

'Boarding schools seem to have lost direction'

11 June 2015 | 5841 Views
10:40pm, Jun 10 - ‪+263 7* *** ****‬: Editor,Honestly nowadays' boarding schools seem to have lost direction. Very little supervision on the part of the teachers seem to be in place here. ...
by Concerned parent

Empandeni standards dropping

10 June 2015 | 6340 Views
EDITOR,If what is happening at one of the country's once revered schools, Empandeni Girls High in Matabeleland South, is anything to go by then pupils and their parents are in a for a rude awa...
by Concerned Parents, Bulawayo

Millions of girls remain out of school

06 June 2015 | 3319 Views
The gender gap has narrowed, but progress is starting to stall Bright-eyed and clever, a young girl from a small village in Malawi shares her wish ...
by Franck Kuwonu

Collin Nyabadza Charitable Trust Donates Classroom Furniture in Bubi District

31 May 2015 | 3469 Views
It was an emotional day for the parents, children and teachers at Majiji Primary School in Bubi District, Zimbabwe as the Collin Nyabadza Children's Voice Charitable Trust (CNCVCT) kindly donated ...
by Staff Reporter

3000 children drop out from school every year in Mat South - CSO

31 May 2015 | 3134 Views
A Non Governmental organisation has claimed that 3000 children drop out from school every year  in Matabeleland South Province due to various reasons.You have It In Your Foundation (Y...
by Stephen Jakes

Evil spirits descend on school

27 May 2015 | 4327 Views
ABOUT 80 pupils staying at Mbuyazwe High School in Umguza, Matabeleland North were sent home after a number of them suffered from hysteria in a suspected attack from what villagers said were evil spir...
by Siphilisiwe Mloyi

Matabeleland North schools get Wi-Fi connection

20 May 2015 | 1842 Views
AT least eight rural schools in Matabeleland North Province now have wireless internet (Wi-Fi) connection. They also received 80 laptops each for use by pupils as part of the country's e-learning ...
by Leonard Ncube

'St Patrick's Primary detains pupils for not paying their fees in full'

08 May 2015 | 4102 Views
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by Conerned Parent

'Uniform scandal at JW Mthimkhulu primary school'

08 May 2015 | 4413 Views
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by Conerned Parent

It's back to school once again

04 May 2015 | 3983 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 schools disregard children's rights'

23 April 2015 | 2378 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

O level exam fee up

02 April 2015 | 8605 Views
The government has announced an increase in Ordinary Level examination fees and an introduction of examination fees for Grade 7.The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Doko...
by Staff reporter

Hot seating for Grade zero

01 April 2015 | 3669 Views
THE government is seriously considering introducing hot seating for early childhood development education (ECD) in former group A schools in Bulawayo due to the high demand for places as some classes...
by Staff Reporter

Milton Junior School parents angry at Mugabe

31 March 2015 | 5041 Views
Parents at Milton Junior School where on Monday up in arms with school authorities after being told that Samuel Parirenyatwa Street cannot have speed humps as it was used by President Robert Mugabe....
by Thobekile Zhou

Cyrene farm takeover 'error'

12 March 2015 | 4143 Views
THE Anglican Church-run Cyrene Mission's administrators say they believe that the gazetting of the institution's farm for land redistribution was an "administrative error" by the government.Of...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Only one institution to be electrified in Mat North this year

12 March 2015 | 1625 Views
THE MINISTER OF ENERGY AND POWER DEVELOPMENT Dr Samuel Udenge has said government is only able to electrify just one institution out of 47 in Matabeleland North Province this year due to shortages of ...
by Thobekile Zhou

Grade 6 pupil expelled after reporting gross beating by teacher

09 March 2015 | 3052 Views
3:48pm, Mar 9 - ‪+263 7* *** ****: Today my son was expelled from school after I had reported on social media the gross beating up of his Grade 6A class b...
by Concerned Parent

Govt forcing Cyrene High School to close down

08 March 2015 | 7278 Views
THE Anglican Church will close Cyrene High School and Clinic if Government does not reverse the takeover of the church's farm, a senior church official told The Sunday News. The takeover of th...
by Lungile Tshuma

Education Ministry explains Schools Performance Rankings

05 March 2015 | 2282 Views
THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION (PROF PUAL MAVIMA):I would like to say the quality of number of subject per centre is the criteri...
by Staff Reporter

Japan to fund construction of classroom blocks, teachers' houses at Malanda Secondary School in Tsholotsho

05 March 2015 | 2415 Views
The Embassy of Japan has decided today to extend a grant up to one hundred and ninety-nine thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars (USD199,762) to Plan International Zimbabwe for the implementat...
by Staff Reporter

25 O-Level students high on weed, suspended

05 March 2015 | 2681 Views
Mqokolweni High School in Mangwe District has reportedly suspended 25 O-Level students, including girls, for 10 schools days after they were caught smoking cannabis.One of the girls who claime...
by Staff Reporter

'Include Mugabe's legacy in school syllabi'

01 March 2015 | 1169 Views
Respected educationist Professor Caiphas Nziramasanga says the school curriculum should include more content on Zimbabwe's nationalists, principally President Mugabe.Prof Nziramasanga  to...
by Staff reporter

Nationwide blitz on unregistered driving schools

27 February 2015 | 1106 Views
THE Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Republic Police has embarked on a nationwide exercise to apprehend owners of unregistered driving schools and unqualified drivin...
by Oswell Moyo

Bogus driving schools surge

19 February 2015 | 2587 Views
Police in Harare and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) have launched a joint operation code-named "Takuona" to flush out illegal driving schools which have mushroomed in and around the...
by Staff reporter

Girl dies after classmate pulls chair from under her

18 February 2015 | 8968 Views
A 17-year-old girl has died at the Eden Park Secondary School, in Alberton, after a classmate pulled a chair out from under her."They alleged that she was in class and as she was about to ...
by Sapa

Angry birds break classroom windows, forces school to close

15 February 2015 | 3422 Views
TO many children, the phrase "angry birds" only refers to a video game. To Zhombili Primary School pupils, "angry birds" refers to birds that are in the habit of breaking classroom windows with their...
by Lungile Tshuma

Zimbabwe top 100 O-level schools - 2015 list

10 February 2015 | 17761 Views
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by Staff Reporter

Top 100 O-Level schools

10 February 2015 | 6650 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

Plumtree High worst school in Zimbabwe according to A level results

09 February 2015 | 6650 Views
PLUMTREE High School in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South Province is the country's second worst school after recording a 33, 33 percent pass rate, according to the November 2014 Zimbabwe School Exa...
by Pamela Shumba

Lightning strikes, kills Grade 6 girl in school yard

04 February 2015 | 4831 Views
A grade six pupil at Gampu Primary School in  Bulawayo's Mpopoma suburb died today after she was struck by lightning in the school yard.Teachers at the school said the girl whose family ...
by Staff Reporter

Headmistress beats pupil to death

04 February 2015 | 6945 Views
Beating up a pupil for misbehaving in class proved costly to a headmistress after the victim collapsed and died during the punishment. Modester Rubhabha (43), who is the acting headmistress o...
by Tendai Rupapa

Matabeleland South 2014 Grade 7 Schools ranking - list

02 February 2015 | 6153 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

Teen hangs self at parents' house

28 January 2015 | 3766 Views
A FORMER Form Four pupil committed suicide allegedly by hanging at his parents' home in Magwegwe North over yet to be disclosed reasons. Simba Makumbe, 18, a former Form Four pupil at Sikhuli...
by Oswell Moyo

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

28 January 2015 | 6061 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

Zanu-PF harasses civil servants in Mash West

27 January 2015 | 2507 Views
A qualified teacher at Oldonio Primary School in Hurungwe East, Ward 19, has been barred from attending classes since opening day by a gang of Zanu PF thugs led by the notorious ward councilor, one C...
by Staff Reporter

Boy loses front teeth in school fight

27 January 2015 | 3437 Views
A FORM 3 pupil at Milton High School in Bulawayo lost four teeth after he was assaulted by a group of prefects at the school. The attack is now being investigated by the Ministry of Primary and S...
by Molline Gagare

Hot-seating to blame for poor results

27 January 2015 | 1916 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

Girl (9) found dead after being turned away from school

25 January 2015 | 2638 Views
A nine-year-old girl from Kondo Village in Guruve has been found dead four days following her disappearance after being turned away from school over non-payment of US$15 school fees.The bo...
by Debra Matabvu

Convicted child molester working with children again

25 January 2015 | 3392 Views
School teacher and triathlon coach David Gardner is allegedly still involved in the coaching of young children at another elite boys' school despite having been convicted and sentenced to two years in...
by Staff Reporter

'A' level results out

22 January 2015 | 5041 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

School of mines chases away students for fees

20 January 2015 | 6275 Views
The School of Mines in Bulawayo yesterday sent away more than half of its close to 100 students for non-payment of fees. Some students mostly beginners who had paid a deposit of $1 700 tow...
by Staff reporter

Headmasters warned

17 January 2015 | 4127 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

Govt to conclude curriculum review by March

08 January 2015 | 1404 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

Bonuses threaten schools opening

05 January 2015 | 2225 Views
Teachers are threatening to go on strike next week as they are accusing the Government of failing to come up with the exact date when they would be paid their 13th cheque. However, the Min...
by Staff reporter

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

05 January 2015 | 3210 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

Some schools fail to comply with govt's directives

03 January 2015 | 3918 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

Form 2 pupil commits suicide over girlfriend

03 January 2015 | 5247 Views
A 15-year-old Form Two pupil at Pumula High School in Bulawayo, who had been excluded from school at the end of the last term, has committed suicide after allegedly being dumped by his girlfriend. ...
by Oswell Moyo

'Not happy with Borrowdale brooke academy'

19 December 2014 | 2536 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Panic over Form 1 places

18 December 2014 | 4117 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

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