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Chivhu pupil breaks into office to steal exam papers

16 May 2016 | 2867 Views
 A former pupil at Mhari High School in Chikomba Prosper Zisadza (22) has appeared at  Chivhu Magistrates court where he facing charges of unlawful entry into the headmaster's office and ope...
by Staff Reporter

Holiday preparations for June exams

25 March 2016 | 1851 Views
School holidays are upon us and there is an apparent sigh of relief from both parents and pupils. Parents rejoice at the end of the school run as they get to spend more time with their children while ...
by Zimsec Public Relations

Pupils denied O'Level results due to outstanding fees - fail to proceed to A'level

17 February 2016 | 2593 Views
Hundreds of Ordinary Level graduates mostly from private boarding schools risk failing to further their education to Advanced Level after headmasters at their former schools have refused to issue them...
by Staff Reporter

Low O-Level pass rate a concern

13 February 2016 | 3611 Views
Educationists say the 27,46 percent pass rate at O Level shows that more needs to be done to buttress gains that have been made in the country’s education sector.This comes at the backdrop o...
by Staff Reporter

Mat North schools hit all time lowest O'Level results

11 February 2016 | 3545 Views
Mat North schools have done it again, this time hitting the lowest results ever since independence. Schools in Lupane have the lowest results with non aiming above 16%.This comes at a time whe...
by Staff Reporter

Ordinary Level 2015 November Analysis

10 February 2016 | 4481 Views
ZIMBABWE SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS COUNCILFor Performance MeasurementAn Analysis of the November 2015 Ordinary Level Examination ResultsFebruary 20161.0   &n...
by Staff Reporter

ZIMSEC shocker - Grades E, D now passes at O level

10 February 2016 | 24536 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has made a shock announcement that candidates who obtained grades D and E are now considered to have passed.In the past  pass grades were...
by Thobekile Zhou

O-Level results out - Zimsec

09 February 2016 | 5401 Views
The Zimbabwe  Schools Examination Council  (Zimsec) has released the 2015 Ordinary Level results.The examination body said the national pass rate was 27.86%.Candidates are ex...
by Thobekile Zhou

Zimsec withholds November 2015 A-level results

31 January 2016 | 4110 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has withheld some results for November 2015 Advanced Level examinations for several schools amid suspicion that candidates might have cheated, Sunday ...
by tinomuda chakanyuka

Girls dominate A-Level results

27 January 2016 | 1711 Views
Girls outperformed boys in the November 2015 Advanced Level examinations in all the country's 10 provinces, results released by Zimsec last week have shown.The results also show Harare leading...
by Abigail Mawonde

Whiz-kid scores 29 A- Level points

25 January 2016 | 3644 Views
Eighteen-year-old St Faith High School of Rusape student, Munashe Elton Mandizvidza, scored 29 points in the 2015 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) Advanced level examinations.Mand...
by Elita Chikwati

November 2015 Examinations: A'Level Results Analysis

21 January 2016 | 6352 Views
by Staff Reporter

ZIMSEC helps 'dull students' pass - report

24 December 2015 | 4384 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has been accused of lowing pass marks to allow low-scoring candidates to achieve distinction grades.Based on a Zimbabwe Independent report, gr...
by Staff Reported

Zimsec exam markers not yet paid

04 December 2015 | 1962 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) Grade Seven markers have expressed concern over delays by the examinations body to pay them.The markers yesterday said they feared the examina...
by Auxilia Katongomara

2-year ban for Zimsec cheats

30 November 2015 | 1930 Views
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council will cancel results for pupils who were convicted of unlawfully accessing this year's November examination material and bar them from sitting for its exams for...
by Staff reporter

Exam paper leaks traced to Fidelity Printers

13 November 2015 | 2828 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 | 3370 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 | 1383 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 | 2390 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 | 1607 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 | 4685 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 | 3913 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 | 6050 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 | 2372 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 | 2777 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 | 4483 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 | 9389 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 | 5549 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 | 2762 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 | 2112 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 | 1971 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 | 6736 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 | 8302 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 | 4300 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 | 7878 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 | 1974 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 | 2562 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 | 2051 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 | 3951 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 | 2992 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 | 8728 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 | 5598 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 | 4560 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 | 7448 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 | 3795 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 | 3367 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 | 3324 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Zimsec leakages: 'offenders treated with kid gloves'

16 November 2014 | 2171 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Dokora denies media allegations

13 November 2014 | 4225 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 | 4260 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

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