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Zimsec set 8 May as deadline for June exam registration

19 April 2015 | 3047 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 | 4260 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

Teachers to boycott Zimsec examinations

18 April 2015 | 2068 Views
TEACHERS have threatened to boycott both the invigilation and marking of public examinations if the government maintains its stance to suspend civil servants bonuses until 2017.Progress Te...
by Staff reporter

2 students sue Zimsec

09 March 2015 | 1616 Views
Two former students of Mbizo High School in Kwekwe, who were accused of exam cheating during the November 2013 Ordinary Level examinations, have taken the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec)...
by Staff reporter

ZUJ condemns death threats on NewsDay reporter

05 March 2015 | 1360 Views
The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has castigated death threats made to Newsday reporter Winston Antonio by Rockland College's Principal director McDonald Makondesa.Antonio was threatene...
by Staff Reporter

Top 100 O-Level schools

10 February 2015 | 6190 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

Mpopoma High tops 2014 'A' Level results league in Bulawayo

26 January 2015 | 6962 Views
POPOMA High School has the best 2014  Advanced Level examinations results in Bulawayo.The reputable learning institution however seats at position 63 nationally according to a report rele...
by Lesley Moyo

Girls beat boys in Zimsec A-Level exams

24 January 2015 | 4009 Views
Girls did better than boys in the November A-Level examinations set by the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC). The statistics show that girls scored a 74 percent pass rate compar...
by Nyasha Weluzani

'A' Level Results analysis

22 January 2015 | 7237 Views
ZIMBABWE SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS COUNCILNOVEMBER 2014 EXAMINATIONS: ADVANCED LEVEL RESULTS ANALYSISTo give a clear understanding of candidates in the same situation, we have grouped the a...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec in move to curb exam leaks

13 January 2015 | 1526 Views
HE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council will this year introduce a pilot project to ensure  headmasters are not able to open examination papers which will only be opened by remote control by the...
by Nyemudzai Kakore

Headmaster, teacher write grade 7 exams for pupils

11 January 2015 | 2033 Views
A HEADMASTER at Vengwe Primary School in Mberengwa has been arrested for allegedly instructing teachers to write Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council Grade Seven examinations for pupils at the rural s...
by Munyaradzi Musiiwa

Zimsec speak on June exams, they are still on

11 January 2015 | 1620 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has quashed rumours circulating on social media platforms and in schools that the council has suspended this year's June Ordinary Level and Advanced ...
by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Zimsec quashes rumours that June Exams suspended

04 January 2015 | 3546 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has quashed rumours circulating on social media platforms and in schools that the council has suspended this year's June Ordinary Level and Adv...
by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

ZIMSEC refuses to explain exams leak

07 December 2014 | 2748 Views
The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has rejected a public invitation to explain the continuous leakage of examinations papers before they are set for.According to the lates...
by Staff Reporter

Grade 7 results out

01 December 2014 | 8835 Views
The 2014 Grade 7 results have been released.In a statement, the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) wishes to advise that candidates who sat for this examination should collect ...
by Staff reporter

Man leaks Zimsec O-level exam paper to lover's daughter

30 November 2014 | 5054 Views
A BID to please a girlfriend backfired on a married Gokwe man when he was arrested together with his lover for allegedly leaking an Zimsec Ordinary Level November Mathematics Paper Two to the woma...
by Staff Reporter

Student jailed for circulating O-Level re-sit paper

29 November 2014 | 4541 Views
A 22-YEAR-OLD Midlands State University student who was in possession and circulated the November 2014 "O" Level Mathematics Paper 2 which was re-set after the first one leaked was slapped with a 12-m...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec English paper leaks again?

28 November 2014 | 7151 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 | 3635 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 | 3356 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 | 3187 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec leakages: 'offenders treated with kid gloves'

16 November 2014 | 1922 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Dokora denies media allegations

13 November 2014 | 3956 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 | 4191 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 | 4085 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec in another exam scandal

15 October 2014 | 5556 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 | 5539 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 | 4122 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 | 3395 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 | 3735 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 | 1952 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 | 2105 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 | 4077 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 | 10157 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 | 4000 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 | 3493 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 | 8120 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 | 7468 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 | 4902 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 | 13181 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 | 2582 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 | 7084 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 | 6513 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 | 3713 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 | 8659 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 | 4337 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 | 12543 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 | 2094 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 | 3468 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 | 4612 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

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