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CHIREDZI urban is facing a shortage of schools with hundreds of pupils failing to enrol for Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Grade 1 every year. The town has a population of 30 197, according to ...Read more

Chiredzi facing shortage of schools

11 July 2019 | 241 Views
CHIREDZI urban is facing a shortage of schools with hundreds of pupils failing to enrol for Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Grade 1 every year. The town has a population of 30 197, according to ...

by Staff Reporter

MSU lectures strike midway through exam marking

19 June 2019 | 5668 Views
Midlands State University lecturers have gone on strike midway through marking examination scripts citing the depreciation of their salaries.In a letter to the University, the lecturers said t...

by Staff Reporter

Teachers desert classrooms in protest against under-payment

18 June 2019 | 5366 Views
Today is day one of phase 2 of teachers' job action against slave wages. The day coincides with Teachers' June pay day. The peanuts received by teachers have forced them to leave classrooms in protest...

by ARTUZ

How to study anywhere and anytime to improve your career

23 April 2019 | 1496 Views
You may be at a point in your career where you need more skills and expertise to progress, or where you simply want to build on your skills in order to do your job as well as you can, and feel more sa...

by Staff Writer

The theory and practice of educational games as a means to promote better education

25 March 2019 | 1055 Views
When educators and parents think about games, they see them as tools of distraction. They instantly imagine kids glued down to their smartphones, paying zero attention to what's going on outside that ...

by William Steward

Best ways to keep studying without feeling bored and tired

06 March 2019 | 4187 Views
Almost every student experiences a difficult time keeping up with study at one point of time in their life. This is especially possible when the subject is lengthy or boring or tough. For some, maths ...

by Stephanie Ward

Luveve High School maintains prestigious standards

03 February 2019 | 3075 Views
RATED among the best schools and with a current Advanced (A) Level pass rate of 77 percent, Luveve High School in Bulawayo has managed to maintain its prestigious status as one of the most sought afte...

by Staff Reporter

Vocational training for Bulawayo women and girls

05 January 2019 | 2285 Views
Inspire Women and Children is excited to announce that its long-anticipated inaugural vocational training school will commence on Monday the 7th of January here i...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe government introduces free education

23 December 2018 | 6988 Views
Government schools will next year begin offering free basic education, while corporal punishment will be abolished in terms of a new law that is set to be introduced.Authorities will amend the...

by Staff Reporter

NUST: Foreign students to pay fees in forex

22 December 2018 | 1571 Views
NATIONAL University of Science and Technology (Nust) is now demanding fees in foreign currency from foreign students studying at the institution of higher learning. Nust's acting communication...

by Staff Reporter

It's dangerous for schools to collect exam papers on day of writing

14 October 2018 | 988 Views
THE Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has said the move by Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) to say in order to prevent examinations leakages schools are supposed to collect t...

by Stephen Jakes

Mnangagwa caps 1 567 Chinhoyi University of Technology graduates

06 October 2018 | 1088 Views
President Mnangagwa yesterday capped 1 567 graduates at Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT). In his address at the institution's 14th graduation ceremony, Vice Chancellor Professor David Simbi sai...

by Staff Reporter

Govt to increase number of post O Level- A- Level students in Higher and Tertiary education

02 October 2018 | 2693 Views
THE Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Science and Technology Development Amon Murwira has said one of their key policies called inclusive education is to say  there is no Zimbabwean brain...

by Stephen Jakes

Schools competition postponed due to cholera

23 September 2018 | 161 Views
The ministry of Primary and Secondary Education last week postponed the National Annual Science Sports and Arts festival due to cholera outbreak in some parts of the country.The NASSAF was sup...

by Stephen Jakes

Parent involvement helps students to do well

19 September 2018 | 1420 Views
To date, quality education has become one of the important points in the development of a social individual. But no one is born with good academic skills. So some students need more attention and guid...

by Agencies

O'level June results out

27 August 2018 | 3514 Views
The ZIMSEC June 2018 Ordinary level examination results are out.In a statement to the ZBC News, ZIMSEC Board Chairperson, Professor Eddie Mwenje said heads of examination centres can collect t...

by Staff Reporter

Mnangagwa launches students loan facility

25 July 2018 | 2247 Views
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially launched three inter-linked programmes namely the Student Loan, Infrastructure Development and Information Communication Technology Facilities that are set ...

by Staff reporter

Matabeleland North to have teachers' training college

17 July 2018 | 890 Views
THE Government will soon turn Ntabazinduna Vocational Training Centre in Matabeleland North into a teachers' training college.This emerged during a meeting between the Ministry of Higher and T...

by Staff Reporter

Samahuru Primary School children receive new shoes from local organisation

12 July 2018 | 957 Views
On Friday the 6th of July 2018, children at Samahuru Primary School in Tsholotsho Rural District received some new shoes from a local organisation Shoes2School Zimbabwe. ...

by Agencies

Entries for prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation are open

12 July 2018 | 454 Views
Engineers from Zimbabwe and other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The deadline for entries is Monday 23 July 20...

by Agencies

Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open this year on truly global basis

18 June 2018 | 1525 Views
The Rhodes Trust is delighted to announce that Rhodes Scholarship applications are now open for most of the Rhodes constituencies. Applications have opened to students and recent graduates from Bermud...

by Rhodes House, Oxford

Mzilikazi honoured for Copa success

14 June 2018 | 390 Views
MZILIKAZI High School in Bulawayo tasted the joy of winning the country's most prestigious schools football tournament, the Copa Coca-Cola, four times when they received a donation of books from the s...

by Staff reporterq

Schools still to get new curriculum textbooks

05 June 2018 | 317 Views
SOME provinces are yet to receive teaching and learning material made available by the Government in February, a development that severely disadvantages affected learners under the new education curri...

by Staff reporter

Schools to close earlier because of elections

01 June 2018 | 4606 Views
Schools in Zimbabwe will close earlier than expected in the second term because of elections slated for end of July.According to the schools calendar, the second term which started on May 8 wa...

by Byo24News Reporter

Mutare student takes poetry to another level

29 May 2018 | 1165 Views
Mutare Teachers College (MTC) student Irvine Muzondo has become a beacon of hope on the local poetry scene by storm after several poems he penned were picked for publication in an anthropology titled ...

by Stanley Chirimbani and Virginia Zifesho

John Tallach High wins quiz competition

29 May 2018 | 2558 Views
The finals of the Old Mutual National High School Quiz Competition were held in the capital recently with winning schools walking away with various prizes including cars and laptops.The braggi...

by Staff reporter

ZOU to partner ZIMCHE, AAU in four day workshop

18 May 2018 | 689 Views
The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) in collaboration with the Association of African Universities (AAU) and the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE), will host a four day Research Method work...

by Stephen Jakes

Entumbane High School Bursar wreaks havoc

15 May 2018 | 7694 Views
Mthwakazi Republic Party on Monday the 14th of May 2018 went on a fact finding mission at Entumbane High school in response to the sad outcry of the Entumbane Community and parents of students at the ...

by Stephen Jakes

Schools ambush students on deadline for O & A level exam fees deadline

10 May 2018 | 3198 Views
Ordinary and Advance Level students have cried foul that schools have ambushed them in giving them deadlines for the payment of examination fees as most schools slatted the deadline to Friday this wee...

by Stephen Jakes

Teachers to strike over pay

29 April 2018 | 2224 Views
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean teachers will go on strike to demand an increase in salaries and allowances when schools reopen next month for the new term, the biggest teachers' union said on Friday, a...

by Reuters

Munyeza to present at the forthcoming ZOU public lecture

27 April 2018 | 829 Views
Renowned Zimbabwean businessman and public speaker, Doctor Shingi Albert Munyeza, will make a presentation at the Zimbabwe Open University public lecture at Century Towers in Harare at the beginning o...

by Stephen Jakes

Nust invents prototype platinum purifier

26 April 2018 | 1143 Views
VICE President General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) yesterday pledged Government support in funding a prototype for Platinum group of metals Processing Plant design developed by the National Univers...

by Staff Reporter

Matabeleland schools receive $129K donation

14 April 2018 | 924 Views
THIRTY schools from Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South provinces have benefited from a donation of furniture and textbooks worth $129 000 from the Bulawayo South Rotary Club, under the Matabele...

by Staff Reporter

Lupane university lecturers take relocation fight to High Court

07 April 2018 | 1486 Views
NINE Lupane State University (LSU) lecturers in the Department of Development Studies have approached the High Court seeking an order barring university authorities from relocating them from Bulawayo ...

by Staff Reporter

120 Plumtree High School A-Level pupils shelterless

07 April 2018 | 1162 Views
A TOTAL of 120-A Level pupils at Plumtree High School could find themselves without shelter when schools open in three weeks following a fire that razed their hostel on Tuesday.The Government ...

by Staff Reporter

Secondary prepares to write AutoCAD online exams

28 March 2018 | 1053 Views
Secondary schools Computer-Aided Design (CAD) instructors will, this year, sit for an Autodesk International online examination to get certification in teaching software packages that are distributed ...

by Farai Shawn Matiashe and Lisa Tazviinga recently in Harare

ZOU enters into partnership with ZTA

23 March 2018 | 824 Views
The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) have entered into a major partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding at the ZOU headquarters in Harare recently. ...

by Stephen Jakes

Majongwe threatens to sue govt

23 March 2018 | 1078 Views
The Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) Secretary - General Mr Raymond Majongwe has threatened to take the government to court for failing to address hunger and schooling equipment for schoo...

by Simbarashe Sithole

Zimpapers donates teaching equipment to LSU

12 March 2018 | 448 Views
ZIMPAPERS Company last week donated various pieces of teaching equipment which included desk tops, printers, Camera, Projector and Projector screen to Lupane State University at the University's Main ...

by Stephen Jakes

Whiz-kid 'Mkhulisi Moyo' gets scholarship

03 March 2018 | 2432 Views
A BULAWAYO whiz-kid who got 20 points at A-Level has received a scholarship courtesy of cement giant PPC, for him to study Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe this year.As reported in our s...

by Staff Reporter

Great mistake and mischief in rush to implement new curriculum

26 February 2018 | 3162 Views
Sometime in the late 1997, the government of Zimbabwe, through its two ministries of Education resolved to conduct an inquiry into the then Education and Training System. A commission of inquiry lead ...

by Luke Mbune Chakaza correspondent

Seke Principal frustrates students

24 February 2018 | 1746 Views
Seke Teachers College Principal Ephraim Mutubuki is continuing to frustrate and has barred students of the college ahead of their final examinations this coming Monday. Students who have been looking ...

by Edmore Kudakwashe

SA ready to assist Zimbabwe students

23 February 2018 | 2575 Views
The South African Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Mphakama Mbete has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of State for Government Scholarships in the office of the President to discuss issues on the welfar...

by Staff Reporter

'O' Level results today

23 February 2018 | 1580 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2017 Ordinary Level results will be released today, an official confirmed yesterday.Traditionally the results are released by mid-Feb...

by Staff reporter

Marist Brothers' bullies force victims to drink toilet water

17 February 2018 | 6889 Views
FORM Two boys who were allegedly severely tortured by Form Four pupils at Marist Brothers' Secondary School in Dete were allegedly forced to drink water from the toilet bowl by their drunk attackers, ...

by Staff reporter

Government solves foreign-based students' challenges

17 February 2018 | 757 Views
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday urged South Africa-bound students on the Presidential scholarship to go and acquire knowledge and skills that would assist in the country's development.The Presid...

by Staff Reporter

Students at teachers' colleges to learn 3 local languages

17 February 2018 | 2223 Views
STUDENTS at teachers' colleges are now required to learn at least three indigenous languages to ensure that they can be deployed anywhere in the country, a Cabinet Minister said yesterday.The ...

by Staff Reporter

Water, electricity problems dog LSU

12 February 2018 | 781 Views
Students at the Lupane State University have said the institution is still under development and as a result they have water, accommodation and electricity challenges."We have to stay with buc...

by Stephen Jakes

Zimsec assures candidates meals, overnight accommodation

10 February 2018 | 2462 Views
THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has assured all candidates who are going to re-write the Ordinary-Level English Paper 2 next Friday at boarding schools that they will get overnight a...

by Staff Reporter

2018 Joshua Nkomo Scholarships

05 February 2018 | 3270 Views
2018 Joshua Nkomo Scholarships...

by Staff Reporter
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