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Government to meet teachers this week

The Permanent Secretary for Primary and Secondary Education Mrs Sylvia Utete-Masango has said that the government will meet the representatives of teachers this week in order to iron out any differences the civil servants have with the government. The impending strike Various teacher's unions threatened to go on strike when schools open on Tuesday next week. They said the government [...]

By |2018-05-02T06:51:43+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Government to meet teachers this week

Parents can buy their uniforms wherever they want- Government

In a press statement, Dr S.J. Utete- Masango, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, said that parents are free to get uniforms for their children from places of their own choosing. School uniform syndicates Everyone who has been, or has sent a child, to a new school knows this. Upon applying and being accepted you [...]

By |2018-03-13T07:35:01+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Parents can buy their uniforms wherever they want- Government

Government slashes fees for students on industrial attachment

Some tertiary institutions such as Midlands State University (MSU) were being unreasonable. They were profiteering by charging students who were on attachment the same amount of fees as students who were attending normal lessons. This is would be obviously unfair. Students on attachment hardly ever use the university/college's resources. They do not attend lessons so lecturers do not need to [...]

By |2018-03-09T07:34:21+00:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Government slashes fees for students on industrial attachment

Maths and English are still required in College/University

So the news doing rounds right now is that you no longer have to pass Ordinary Level Maths and English for you to apply for University/College. Well that presumption is both true and false. You can now apply to College/University without these subjects The Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education has scrapped the requirement. What this technically means is that [...]

By |2018-03-06T09:25:32+00:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Guidance, Education, News, Opinion|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Maths and English are still required in College/University

Things to consider if you want to be a doctor or a career in Zimbabwe

So you want to be a doctor? Maybe the prospect of having people call you Doctor excites and tingles you. In Zimbabwean culture a Doctor is considered to be the pinnacle of an academic career. The ultimate goal of years and years of hard work and academic excellence. If you have just completed your O levels now is the best [...]

By |2018-02-28T09:32:57+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Career Guidance, Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Things to consider if you want to be a doctor or a career in Zimbabwe

6 things to consider after getting your O level results?

It has been three days since students started collecting their results. If you are one of them you know this has not been the long rest it was supposed to be. It has been a hectic month that included the specter of you being forced to rewrite the English Paper. Now you have the results in your hand what should [...]

By |2018-02-28T08:10:36+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Career Guidance, Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 6 things to consider after getting your O level results?

#Breaking: Government abandons tasks and continuous assessment

It seems the government, Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education have seen the light. News coming out of the ministry confirms that the New Curriculum is under review. What is certain at the moment is tasks and other aspects of continuous assessment have been suspended. A long time coming According to the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Paul Mavima [...]

By |2018-02-27T06:25:33+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on #Breaking: Government abandons tasks and continuous assessment

ZIMSEC actually releases 2017 O Level results, June 2018 deadline not extended

So after promising to release November 2017 results yesterday ZIMSEC finally did so late in the day. As we had predicted earlier on students can start collecting their results on Monday. Quick statistics The total number of candidates who sat for the November 2017 0 Level examination was 332 473. This is 14,25% higher than the November 2016 entry. Total [...]

By |2018-02-24T07:38:21+00:00February 24th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on ZIMSEC actually releases 2017 O Level results, June 2018 deadline not extended

November 2017 O Level results come out today

As expected November 2017 Ordinary Level results are coming out today. This was confirmed by Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) public relations officer Ms Nicky Dlamini who spoke to the Herald. Yes, the results will be released tomorrow (Friday). We will issue more information when they are released It seems the people at ZIMSEC have been working hard ever since their [...]

By |2018-02-23T06:20:21+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on November 2017 O Level results come out today

ZIMSEC November 2017 results will be released next week Friday

Following a tumultuous week ZIMSEC has announced that it expects to release results for those who wrote the November 2017 Ordinary Level exam on Friday 23 February 2018. As ordered by the High Court results for the English Language will be based on the Paper 1 results only. ZIMSEC Top Management on forced leave With their incompetence and complacence exposed [...]

By |2018-02-16T07:16:18+00:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on ZIMSEC November 2017 results will be released next week Friday