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Dilemma over school exams

by Staff reporter
01 Apr 2020 at 13:31hrs | Views
Government is in a dilemma whether to delay the registration of school examinations the deadline for payment of examination fees for June was yesterday March 30 and April 9, 2020 for the November examinations.

Primary and Secondary Education permanent secretary Tumisang Thabela said they are still carrying out an assessment to decide what the government can do.

"We are assessing the situation; we want to know whether schools are able to register. The problem is that if we postpone the November registration, the November examination will be pushed to 2021. We are looking into the issue and we want to find the best way to solve the issue."

Contacted for comment, Primary and Secondary Education minister Cain Mathema said: "Tell people we are looking into the issue."

This comes after teachers appealed to the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) to postpone examination registration in order to avoid the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Source - dailynews