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Zimsec forces O'level candidates to write exam at night

11 June 2014 | 4515 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 | 3673 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 | 2717 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 | 3307 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 | 1593 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 | 1625 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 | 3519 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 | 9158 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 | 3558 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 | 2682 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 | 7491 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 | 6114 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 | 4383 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 | 11194 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 | 2184 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 | 6298 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 | 5964 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 | 3125 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 | 7332 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 | 3456 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 | 10692 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 | 1680 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 | 2742 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 | 3958 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 | 4207 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 | 5329 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 | 5811 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 | 4479 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 | 6702 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 | 3611 Views
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by Moyo Roy

June O-level results out

24 August 2013 | 7172 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 | 5201 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 | 3577 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 | 1915 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 | 4914 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 | 4340 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 | 4648 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 | 9027 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 | 3934 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 | 12017 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 | 7547 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

Grade 7 results are out

07 December 2012 | 5031 Views
The marking of the 2012 grade seven examinations has been completed and schools were expected to start receiving the results on Thursday. Zimbabwe S...
by Staff Reporter

Govt owes Zimsec millions of dollars in Grade Seven examination fees

27 October 2012 | 3528 Views
GOVERNMENT owes the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) millions of dollars in Grade Seven examination fees, a situation that has severely compromised the smooth running of the operations of...
by Staff Reporter

Zimsec June 2012 O'Level results are out

07 September 2012 | 5507 Views
June 2012 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Ordinary Level results are out. Candidates started collecting them on Wednesday.Zimsec acting director Esau Nhandara urged the national ...
by Ndou Paul

June 2012 A'Level results are out

13 August 2012 | 5871 Views
Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) spokesperson Mr Ezekiel Pasipamire said June A-level results are out and have been dispatched to their regional offices."June A-level results are ...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec begins exams e-marking

14 July 2012 | 4732 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has started marking electronically, a move that will see results being released quickly compared to previous years.The development has seen t...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec records rise in O, A-Level exam candidates

04 June 2012 | 6774 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has recorded an increase in the number of candidates sitting for this year's June Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations, with the body having beef...
by Staff reporter

Coltart questions why Zimsec has not paid employees

20 May 2012 | 1681 Views
Education, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Senator David Coltart has ordered the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) board to submit a detailed report on its workers' earnings as part ...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec extends O'level and A'level registration deadline

15 May 2012 | 5472 Views
THE Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) has thrown prospective Ordinary and Advanced Level candidates a lifeline, as it has extended the registration deadline by a week.The initial ...
by Staff reporter

Zimsec director retires!

05 April 2012 | 2933 Views
Happy Ndanga the director for Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec), has stepped down after his contract expired and he chose to retire. Zimsec chairperson Norman Maphosa confirmed th...
by Staff reporter

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