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Zimsec English paper leaks again?

28 November 2014 | 1245 Views
THE credibility of the 2014 'O' Level English examination written on Monday could be questioned again amid revelations that the recently reset English Paper 1 could have leaked following a mistake b...
by Staff Reporter

'Plug exam leaks,' says Coltart

19 November 2014 | 2801 Views
Former minister of Education, Sports and Culture David Coltart has said the Zimbabwe Examinations Council (Zimsec) must find ways of plugging all examination leakages that are threatening to erode th...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec exam papers thieves get 6 months jail terms

17 November 2014 | 2352 Views
CHITUNGWIZA - A FORM Four student at privatedly-owned Fountain College and two men from Chitungwiza were last week slapped with a six-month jail term each after they were convicted for leaking th...
by Court Reporter

'MDC-T now an embarrassment, copying all bad things from Zanu-PF'

16 November 2014 | 2778 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec leakages: 'offenders treated with kid gloves'

16 November 2014 | 1410 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Dokora denies media allegations

13 November 2014 | 3363 Views
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has refuted allegations carried out in some sections of the media that it has barred some school heads from handling national examinations.I...
by Staff Reporter

New dates for leaked Exams released

13 November 2014 | 3350 Views
SCHOOL headmasters have been barred from handling examination papers in the wake of the leakage of four examanation papers that have prompted a nation-wide re-sit at a cost of over $1 milion.A...
by Susan Nyabunze and Ruth Chipayi

Students boycott Zimsec exam claiming teacher did not teach them

02 November 2014 | 3602 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec in another exam scandal

15 October 2014 | 4958 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has been sucked into yet another examination scandal after one of the questions in the Grade 7 mathematics multiple choice questions failed to provid...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec forces O'level candidates to write exam at night

11 June 2014 | 4888 Views
Two Ordinary Level candidates had to travel 100km from Bikita to Masvingo to write the June 2014 Biology Paper 2 examination at night because zimsec failed to deliver question papers to their centre...
by Staff Report

'No Cambridge without Zimsec'

15 May 2014 | 3832 Views
Government will not allow schools to offer Cambridge examinations to the exclusion of the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council, Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Paul Mavhima has said...
by Zvamaida Murwira

Zimsec board to draft Zimbabwe-centric curriculum

23 April 2014 | 2908 Views
Zimbabwe heritage studies should take centre stage in school curriculum to preserve the country’s culture, the minister of Primary and Secondary Education said yesterday.Lazarus Dokora wa...
by Staff reporter

Zimra raids Zimsec offices, confiscates salary schedule

13 April 2014 | 3460 Views
THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) last week swooped on the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) headquarters in Mt Pleasant and allegedly confiscated the salary schedule and copied ...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec lose $1.7m in stationery gaffe

10 April 2014 | 1700 Views
Struggling national examiner, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) is losing over $1,7 million in potential revenue annually to schools and private colleges because of its inability to ...
by Emmerson Njanjamangezi

Zimsec fails to pay O & A Level markers

04 April 2014 | 1791 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools' Examination Council (Zimsec) has still not paid examiners for marking last year's "O" and "A" Level national examinations, almost four months after the exams were written....
by Staff reporter

Minister Dokora are you serious?

03 April 2014 | 3696 Views
There is no doubt that the new constitution adopted last year has opened up political space in Matabeleland and in the country at large for the promotion of indigenous (African) languages in education...
by Divine Dube wa Bango

'Cambridge exams illegal in Zimbabwe'

01 April 2014 | 9422 Views
The ministry of Primary and Secondary Education's acting provincial director for Harare Province, Edward Shumba said Zimbabwe's Education Act outlaws participation of foreign education bodies in the...
by Staff reporter

Controversial Ndebele paper haunts Zimsec

24 March 2014 | 3726 Views
THE issue of the controversial 2013 Grade 7 Ndebele examination paper that was condemned for the use of inappropriate language surfaced again in the National Assembly last week as MPs demanded an over...
by Staff reporter

'Zimsec has failed to pay markers'

02 March 2014 | 2921 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools' Examination Council (Zimsec) has failed to pay markers who marked the November 2013 O- and A-level national examinations leading to threats by some not to take part in future ex...
by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Late electrocuted boy passes O-level with flying colours

24 February 2014 | 7678 Views
THE late Shepherd Mpala, a former O-level student at St Bernard's High School in Bulawayo, who was electrocuted by an exposed cable last year, emerged with distinctions in the 2013 Zimsec O-level re...
by Viola Mzungwana

Zimsec withholds O'Level results for 3 schools

21 February 2014 | 6450 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has withheld Ordinary Level results for three secondary schools in Manicaland due to suspected malpractice, The Manicapost reported.The result...
by Staff Reporter

Dismal O-level performance blamed on parents, schools, teachers

16 February 2014 | 4556 Views
The dismal performance by the majority of Ordinary Level students countrywide over the last few years can be attributed to a poor teaching and learning environment created by parents, schools, teac...
by Lerato Ndlovu

O-level results out, Monte Cassino tops

12 February 2014 | 11683 Views
The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) has released the November 2013 Ordinary Level results. Although it could not be immediately determined when students can start c...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec paralysed by inadequate funding

05 February 2014 | 2308 Views
The Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council has failed to print Grade Seven certificates for the past four years because it has not received the $3,15 million owed by Government which has caused ineffi...
by Staff reporter

A'level results are out!

25 January 2014 | 6499 Views
The November 2013 Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council Advanced Level results are out and have since been dispatched to regional offices.Zimsec acting director, John Maramba, in a  statem...
by Staff Reporter

A-level results expected before month-end

12 January 2014 | 6105 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has revealed that the A-level examination results would be out before the end of the month as marking had since been completed and the results wer...
by Mafu Sithabile

Man in court for leaking O'level Exams paper

31 December 2013 | 3353 Views
A 21-year-old Harare man a appeared in court on Tuesday accused of 'leaking' 2013 O'Level Geography examination paper. He was charged with contravening the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council Ac...
by Staff Reporter

Grade 7 results out

03 December 2013 | 7736 Views
The 2013 Grade 7 results are out.In a statement, the Zimsec Director, Mr Esau Nhandara said candidates who sat for this examination should collect their results from their respective centres ...
by Staff reporter

A'level pupil caught trying to write O'Level Exam for friend spared jail

21 November 2013 | 3721 Views
AN Advanced Level pupil from Gwanda High School who was caught trying to write an Ordinary Level Mathematics Paper for his friend has been slapped with a suspended sentence.The pupil, Steve Ta...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec investigates O-Level exam leak

20 November 2013 | 11563 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) is conducting independent investigations following the leakage in the Midlands of two Ordinary Level examination papers, an official said yesterday....
by Staff Reporter

Barring pupils from writing examinations illegal

25 October 2013 | 1845 Views
Government said yesterday that it is illegal for schools to bar pupils from writing examinations because the issue of writing examinations is a contract between the Zimbabwe School Examinations Counc...
by Staff reporter

'O' Level exams commence

23 October 2013 | 3006 Views
Ordinary Level ("O" Level) exams commenced yesterday, with the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) saying it does not anticipate any leakages after putting in place water tight measures....
by Staff reporter

Grade 7 Zimsec Ndebele Paper 2013 petition

22 October 2013 | 4159 Views
The Ndebele community has launched a petition in response to the Grade 7 Zimsec Ndebele Paper which sparked criticism over its exams system after parents and teachers complained about the 2013 Grade 7...
by Ndebele Community

Zimsec's Nhandara must be fired for playing fejafeja with our minds

22 October 2013 | 4343 Views
I FOUND the Press statement by Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) director Esau Nhandara provocative and very annoying.He was defending his mischievous Grade 7 Ndebele Paper 1, wh...
by Cont Mhlanga

Zimsec Defence on Grade 7 Ndebele Paper Unacceptable

17 October 2013 | 5524 Views
In response to ZIMSEC statement on the grade 7 ndebele paper, I just want to tell Mr Esau Shingirayi Nhandara the Director of ZIMSEC that by strongly defending the use of such dirty words as "isifebe,...
by Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo

Zimsec grade 7 Ndebele 2013 paper resemble apartheid Bantu education

17 October 2013 | 6359 Views
I still remember vividly my first supervision meeting with Headmaster, the late Mr Sebata as a new very young teacher at JZ Moyo High School in West Nicholson. It was always one of those hastil...
by Titshabona Malaba Ncube

Zimsec in fresh examination scandal

16 October 2013 | 4707 Views
A potential scandal has emerged at Ntute Primary School in Insiza District with the school head and a teacher accused of opening an examination paper for some candidates before the actual examination ...
by Mafu Sithabile

Zimsec: 'Isifebe, ikhikhitha, umangumba are not at all insulting'

16 October 2013 | 7208 Views
Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC) has defended the controversial Grade 7 isiNdebele final examination paper arguing that "terms isifebe, ikhikhitha, umangumba, and ibele lendlela are not a...
by Staff Reporter

2013 Zimsec O-Level October/November Timetable

08 October 2013 | 4427 Views
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by Moyo Roy

June O-level results out

24 August 2013 | 7454 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) says the June 2013 O-level results are out and have been dispatched to the exams body's regional offices.In a statement, ZIMSEC Director Esa...
by Staff reporter

A-Level results out

16 August 2013 | 5392 Views
JUNE 2013 Zimsec Advanced Level results are out and have since been dispatched to all Zimsec regional offices.In a statement yesterday, Zimsec director Mr Esau Nhandara said heads of examinat...
by Staff reporter

Six aspiring soldiers attempt to join the army using fake Zimsec certificates

28 April 2013 | 3679 Views
Six aspiring soldiers from Mashonaland West last week were arrested for presenting fake Zimsec Ordinary Level results slips in a bid to join the Zimbabwe National Army and will now do community servic...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec still struggling to pay last year's examiners

23 April 2013 | 1979 Views
Government is struggling to pay examiners who marked last year's public examinations with the markers still to get 60 percent of their allowances.Financial constraints within the Zimbabwe Sch...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec rectifies results mix-up

21 April 2013 | 5016 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has started rectifying the mix-up at the examination body which saw scores of students failing to get their O'level and A'level examinations results....
by Staff reporter

O/A'level students still waiting for their last year's results after a Zimsec mix-up

25 March 2013 | 4411 Views
SCORES of "O" and A'level students who wrote the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) examinations last year, are still waiting for their results after a mix-up at the examination body....
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec's wants teaching of Tonga in Binga optional

11 March 2013 | 4792 Views
EDUCATION Sport, Arts and Culture minister David Coltart has blocked moves by Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) to make teaching of the Tonga language in Binga optional ahead of Ndebele a...
by Education reporter

O Level, A Level registration deadlines set

05 March 2013 | 9294 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council has set the deadline for the registration of June and November Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examinations. In a statement, Zimsec director Mr Esau ...
by Staff Report

Zimsec withholds results for suspected exam cheats

07 February 2013 | 4059 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council has withheld some results for 2012 Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations for several schools amid suspicion that candidates cheated, especially during pract...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec completes marking of A-level examinations

16 January 2013 | 12321 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has completed marking the Advanced Level 2012examinations and results are expected between tomorrow and mid-February, an official has said....
by Staff reporter

Zimsec O'Level and A'Level certificates not out since 2010

02 January 2013 | 7841 Views
ORDINARY and Advanced-Level candidates have not been receiving their certificates from Zimbabwe School Examinations Council since 2010 amid calls for the council to set up its own printing press....
by Staff Reporter

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