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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

Zimbabwe’s government finally pays off all 2016 bonuses

The Zimbabwean government has finally finished paying all its civil servants their 2016 bonuses which there supposed to receive between November and December last year. Employees of State universities who had drawn the last straw of being paid last received their bonuses last week Thursday which together their May 2017 salaries.   Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca [...]

By |2017-08-16T07:01:33+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Zimbabwe’s government finally pays off all 2016 bonuses

Zimbabwean teachers finally get their 2016 bonuses

After a lot of snafus, fights, angry words and delays Zimbabwean teachers finally received their 2016 bonuses last week. At some point there was a lot of doubt as to whether there would be annual bonuses last year. The Finance budget tabled  by the Minister of Finance had called for austerity and even proposed salary cuts. Instead as has become [...]

By |2017-07-05T08:38:04+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Zimbabwean teachers finally get their 2016 bonuses

Civil Servants will start to get their bonuses today

After a lot of fighting between the government and various sections of civil servants it seems 2016 bonus payments will begin today. At some point it was not even clear whether the bonus would be paid out at all as various officials in government issued contradictory statements. The Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Tapiwanaishe Matangaidze made [...]

By |2017-04-27T08:32:37+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Civil Servants will start to get their bonuses today

Teachers Dropping out of the Capacity Building Program

170 primary and secondary school teachers dropped out of capacity building program due to finding studies difficult. The teachers were enrolled at universities around Zimbabwe for diploma and degree studies. Their focus was on languages, early childhood development, science, information communication technology as well as vocational and technical training. The capacity building program helps teachers upgrade their skills to teach [...]

By |2017-03-30T05:38:11+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Teachers Dropping out of the Capacity Building Program

ZIPESTA: A Move to Boost the New Curriculum

Teachers have formed the Zimbabwe Physical Education and Sports Teachers Association (ZIPESTA) to help move the new curriculum forward. They expect to do this by using research to draft problems in the curriculum and come up with solutions. The members were equipped with the basic skill to do research at a recently held workshop. The body aims to help the [...]

By |2017-03-21T12:57:33+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: General|Tags: , , |Comments Off on ZIPESTA: A Move to Boost the New Curriculum