EDUCATION

Zimsec case deferred

The High Court has postponed to today the hearing of an application seeking to nullify the resitting of the November 2017 Ordinary Level English Language Paper 2 public examination. Zimbabwe Schools E...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2018

EDUCATION

Overhaul of Zim higher education system starts

Government will overhaul university and college curricula, aligning them with the modern job market and broad economic growth fundamentals.All public institutions and private firms are being audited t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 February 2018

EDUCATION

Mnangagwa scraps Mugabe University plans

GOVERNMENT has temporarily shelved plans to construct a $1 billion university in honour of former President Robert Mugabe as it was not a priority at the moment, a Cabinet minister has said.Higher and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 January 2018

EDUCATION

82% A-Level pass rate

THE Government has released Advanced Level results for 2017.About 82 percent of the candidates passed the examinations with a Grade E or better.Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2018

EDUCATION

Polytechnics have no mandate to offer degrees

HIGHER Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira has reiterated that polytechnics have no mandate to offer degree programmes.He said such a mandate rests with unive...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2018

EDUCATION

Govt avails $9m for textbooks

Government has injected $9 million towards the procurement of textbooks for satellite, underprivileged and rural schools to ensure that the new curriculum is well implemented, a Cabinet Minister has s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 January 2018

EDUCATION

Jonathan Moyo's good degree policy reversed

Government has reversed a policy introduced by former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo to introduce degrees in teachers' colleges and polytechnics.This policy somersault emerged at...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 January 2018

EDUCATION

Govt to set up Science parks, innovation centres

THE Government is working on setting up Science parks and innovation centres at State universities as part of efforts to accelerate the country's industrialisation drive.This comes at a time when the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 January 2018

EDUCATION

Tertiary enrolment to go up

Government says it will this year increase enrolment at all tertiary institution by 20 percent to ensure that all students with requisite qualifications are enrolled.Speaking at a meeting with Vice Ch...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 January 2018

EDUCATION

Govt freezes ECD teacher recruitment

Government will continue paying Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers who are already employed but has frozen the recruitment of more teachers for such classes, Primary and Secondary Education Mi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 January 2018

EDUCATION

'Zimbabwe govt can't employ ECD teachers'

Government cannot afford to employ teachers for Early Childhood Development (ECD), Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has said."Government recognises the complementary role that parents play in the E...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2017

EDUCATION

Dokora was 'hugely misunderstood'

Former Primary and Education minister Lazarus Dokora has said he gave it his best despite public distrust while his predecessor Paul Mavima believes Dokora was "hugely misunderstood."Dokora along with...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2017

EDUCATION

'Research critical for healthcare sector'

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) will this week host the 25th edition of the Annual Medical Research Day to explore ways to strengthen the country's health delivery system and offer solutions to some o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 October 2017

EDUCATION

Govt to re-introduce students grants

THE Government is working on re-introducing grants for students at tertiary instiutions, a Cabinet Minister said yesterday.Adddressing graduates and guests at the 44th Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 September 2017

EDUCATION

Zinasu blasts 'exclusionary' loans

THE Zimbabwe National Students' Union (Zinasu) yesterday said the newly-launched Higher and Tertiary Education loan facility was exclusionary as students with parents who have no pay-cheque will not b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 August 2017

EDUCATION

Industrial attachment for college lecturers

Government has expressed dissatisfaction at the quality of skills being churned out by technical colleges, and called on lecturers to go for industrial attachment.Higher and Tertiary Education deputy ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017

EDUCATION

$1 billion for Zimbabwe student loans

All students at institutions of higher and tertiary learning who are struggling to pay fees will start getting loans from September 2017 under a US$1 billion Government facility.CBZ, ZB and NMB banks;...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017

EDUCATION

IIZ to set up insurance school

THE Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe is transforming into a fully-fledged training institution to cater for the dynamic needs of the industry with plans already underway to set up a school in Harare, I...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 August 2017

EDUCATION

Mugabe brews $1 billion university shocker

ZIMBABWE'S cash-strapped government has approved a $1 billion grant to a university to be built in honour of President Robert Mugabe, a Cabinet Minister disclosed yesterday.Jonathan Moyo, the Minister...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 August 2017

EDUCATION

Gono acquires Heritage School

Former RBZ Governor and businessman Gideon Gono has acquired a majority shareholding in the Heritage School, one of the country's leading private schools. Through his Family Foundation, Gono now owns ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 August 2017

EDUCATION

Zimsec June O, A-Level results out

Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council Ordinary and Advanced Level results are out and have been dispatched to regional offices for collection.In a statement yesterday, Zimsec director Mr Esau Nhandara...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 August 2017

EDUCATION

Zimche bemoans decline of education quality

THE Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (Zimche) has expressed concern over the sharp decline in the quality of graduates churned out by local universities.Speaking during a Higher and Tertiary Edu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 August 2017

EDUCATION

Jonathan Moyo reverses private schools closure

THE Government has described as null and void the immediate closure of 251 private and independent training institutions over non-compliance with operational and registration statutes, conceding that ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 August 2017

EDUCATION

250 illegal colleges shut down

FOUNDATION College, the prestigious Girls College and Dominican Convent High School are part of 251 private and independent training institutions which have been closed with immediate effect for non- ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 August 2017

EDUCATION

Zim graduates to be absorbed by DISHes

Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo speaking at the Hillside Teachers' College graduation ceremonyGraduates who leave universities and co...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 August 2017
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