EDUCATION

Scramble for Form One boarding entrance

A MAJORITY of boarding schools countrywide are overwhelmed by online applications from pupils seeking Form One places for next year. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Educat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 December 2018

EDUCATION

Mnangagwa pays Monte Cassino surprise visit

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa on Saturday made a surprise visit to Monte Cassino Mission School in Macheke where he urged teachers and pupils to maintain the high standards of education that have seen school ou...

By The Herald | Published: 03 December 2018

EDUCATION

Professor Makhurane dies

Founding National University of Science and Technology (Nust) vice-chancellor Professor Phineas Makhurane has died.He was 79.Makhurane succumbed to diabetes at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo yesterday...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 December 2018

EDUCATION

Zimsec dismisses exam paper leaks

THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has dismissed social media reports claiming that there would be a resit for three examination papers that allegedly leaked during the just-ended Novem...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 November 2018

EDUCATION

UZ sues Catholic University

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has petitioned the High Court, seeking $2 million compensation from the Catholic University in Zimbabwe (CUZ) for allegedly stealing and using its trademark without its...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2018

EDUCATION

Zimbabwean scientist wins Cambridge scholarship

Zimbabwean scientist Sandile Mtetwa is one of the 92 new scholars selected by the Gates Cambridge Trust to study a PhD at the prestigious Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.According to the Tr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 September 2018

EDUCATION

Schools close on Thursday

Schools will close on Thursday, at least two weeks earlier than had been scheduled, a development which has been necessitated by the harmonised polls set for Monday.President Emmerson Mnangagwa procla...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018

EDUCATION

Tertiary institutions close tomorrow

Tertiary institutions will close the second term tomorrow to pave way for the harmonised elections set for July 30, Secretary for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Dr D...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018

EDUCATION

STEM re-launched

THE Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Technology Development has re-launched the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programme which will also include the training of teac...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 July 2018

EDUCATION

Bulawayo public schools go digital

PUBLIC schools in Bulawayo have pioneered digitalisation with about 80% of them having embraced the technology as part of the government's plan to digitalise all schools to improve the education syste...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 July 2018

EDUCATION

'Govt reconfiguring Zim education system'

ZIMBABWE is working on a reconfiguration of the country's famed education system to create an inclusive structure that answers to the demands of society, Higher and Tertiary Education minister Amon Mu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2018

EDUCATION

Govt vows to proceed with public exam

GOVERNMENT has vowed to proceed with the November Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) final Science practical examinations as scheduled despite demands by a teachers group to suspend sitting...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2018

EDUCATION

Pupils want November exams shelved

Pupils have appealed to President Mnangagwa for the suspension of the 2018 November public examinations, saying they will not have fully prepared due to disturbances caused by elections, especially th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2018

EDUCATION

Minister lashes out at headmasters

PRIMARY and Secondary Education minister Paul Mavima has rapped some heads for failing to implement the new education curriculum and also provide basic maintenance of their school infrastructure.Mavim...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018

EDUCATION

Zimbabwe, UK in talks to bridge skills gap

British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Ms Catriona Laing yesterday paid a courtesy call on Minister of State for Government Scholarships in the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Christopher Mushohwe to e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2018

EDUCATION

Masvingo hunts for 195 school heads

THE Primary and Secondary Education ministry has started head-hunting for school heads to fill the 195 vacant posts in Masvingo province. The ministry's spokesperson, Patrick Zumbo confirmed the devel...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

EDUCATION

Zimbabwe defers ARV drug roll-out

Government has deferred the national roll-out of Dolutegravir - an anti-retroviral drug for adolescent girls and women of child-bearing age - following reports from Botswana that the drug is associate...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

EDUCATION

Zimbabwe launches 'HIV prevention' pill

Government last week launched the pre-exposure prophylaxis strategy (PrEP), which is meant to reduce the  risk of contracting HIV. Speaking at the "Million Men Circumcised" celebrations and launc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

EDUCATION

Cellphone headache for schools

The advent of cellphones, especially smart phones, and their use in recording videos and instantly sharing images is posing new challenges for Zimbabwe's school administrators.A decade ago, there was ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018

EDUCATION

Japan to increase scholarships for Zim students

Japan is considering increasing academic scholarships to local students to promote human capital development in Zimbabwe.Japanese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Toshiyuki Iwado on Tuesday paid a courtesy c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

EDUCATION

Schools still to get new curriculum textbooks

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 | Published: 05 June 2018

EDUCATION

Zimbabwe has highest literacy rate in Africa

ABOUT 25 percent of the school-going population aged between three and 24 years in Zimbabwe drop out of school with a majority being girls, statistics from the recent Inter-Censal Demographic Survey (...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018

EDUCATION

UZ launches BSc Optometry Honours degree

The University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences on Friday launched the country's first Bachelor of Science Optometry (Honours) degree programme in a ceremony at the college in Harare.Officially...

By Agencies | Published: 23 May 2018

EDUCATION

Teachers to protest on tomorrow

Teachers will be taking to the streets on Friday to protest against government's offer of increasing their salaries by 15 percent, saying the effort fell far too short of their expectations.Government...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 May 2018

EDUCATION

Teachers to protest on Friday

Teachers will be taking to the streets on Friday to protest against government's offer of increasing their salaries by 15 percent, saying the effort fell too short of their expectations. They are dema...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 May 2018
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