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Exam paper leaks traced to Fidelity Printers

13 November 2015 | 2162 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

Tutor leaks exam papers, students caught revising it

12 November 2015 | 2868 Views
An Ordinary Level private tutor in Harare Victor Kabondo (37) is in hot soup for allegedly  accessed this year's Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) Ordinary Level English Paper 2 and d...
by Staff Reporter

Spare a thought for Zim education sector

08 November 2015 | 1083 Views
When the word education is mentioned in Zimbabwe ,we usually have ululaters and mixed reactions for it.In minds of many they will quickly think of it as the best on the continent or should sta...
by Wilson Chipangura

Zimsec should plug off exam leakages

06 November 2015 | 1866 Views
The issue of exam leakages is a national interest which I feel the Government should quickly address for us parents to avoid loss of confidence that we have in Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zi...
by Chido Chikuni

Zimsec warns of fake exam papers being circulated

06 November 2015 | 979 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

O-level Maths exam leaks

02 November 2015 | 3878 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

Zimsec exams leakage questioned

30 October 2015 | 3199 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

Teacher loses Zimsec exam sheets to hooker

16 October 2015 | 5667 Views
A TEACHER assigned to transport Grade 7 Zimsec examination answer sheets from Chipinge District's Rimbi cluster for onward submission to the examination body's provincial offices in Mutare lost the pa...
by Staff reporter

Grade 7 examinations begin

06 October 2015 | 2244 Views
The wait for many students is over with Grade 7 ZIMSEC examinations having commenced countrywide today.Learners took on the Mathematics Paper 1 today as they were tested on whether they had un...
by Staff Reporter

What's next after June exams?

16 September 2015 | 2546 Views
AFTER the June examination results are out, the question that many candidates ask is, "what does it mean for me and my future?"Today we would like to examine the examiner and find out how the ...
by Zimsec

Zimsec withholds O-Level results

18 May 2015 | 4074 Views
The Zimbabwe Examination Council (Zimsec) is yet to release Ordinary Level results for some centres.The local examination body is not saying when exactly the results will be released.T...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec set 8 May as deadline for June exam registration

19 April 2015 | 6382 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 | 5175 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 | 2325 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 | 1820 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 | 1582 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 | 6023 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 | 7013 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 | 3935 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 | 7282 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 | 1564 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 | 2088 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 | 3375 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 | 2390 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 | 8193 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 | 4929 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 | 4250 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 | 6846 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 | 3363 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 | 2901 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 | 3052 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec leakages: 'offenders treated with kid gloves'

16 November 2014 | 1761 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone Number....
by Concerned Citizen

Dokora denies media allegations

13 November 2014 | 3728 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 | 3812 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 | 3921 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec in another exam scandal

15 October 2014 | 5050 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 | 4854 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 | 3574 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 | 152 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 | 3167 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 | 1470 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 | 1551 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 | 3496 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 | 9206 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 | 3378 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 | 2574 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 | 7133 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 | 5807 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 | 3910 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

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