Schools get nod to hike fees

GOVERNMENT has given schools the greenlight to increase 2019 tuition fees and levies, but only after seeking approval from the Primary and Secondary Education ministry.In a circular to principal direc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 December 2018


Zimbabwe to digitalise 3 500 schools

GOVERNMENT targets to fully digitalise about 3 500 schools countrywide within five years in an effort to enhance e-learning and quality education, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Pa...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 December 2018


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


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


Mnangagwa dispatches education inspectors to schools

Fearful teachers have claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has dispatched public service and education officials to schools across the country, whom they suspect to be intelligence o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 July 2018


ZNCC advocates enterprise development in schools

THE Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) says enterprise development should be a major component of education in schools for the country to produce learners that would add value to the economy...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018


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


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


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


Schools defy Govt on mobile money transfers

SOME schools in Mutare are resisting fees payments through mobile money transfers despite a directive by the parent ministry that they acquire merchant codes and cushion parents from the cash crisis, ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018


High prices dampen schools opening

As parents and guardians gear up for a new schools term which begins tomorrow, many last-minute shoppers, especially for basic requirements, had to contend with punitive prices from predatory retailer...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 January 2018


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


Schools management software system launched

THE Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora, has launched a schools management software system to improve the administration of schools, with more than 6 000 institutions expect...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 July 2017


Petra Schools fall on hard times

PRIVATE schools in the country are facing hard times with some of them coming up with drastic measures to save their institutions from collapse due to financial challenges.Petra Schools Trust in Bulaw...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 July 2017


Zim struggles to fund new schools curriculum

Government is seeking assistance to fund implementation of the new schools curriculum, with Primary and Secondary Education deputy minister Paul Mavhima saying they will only be able to disburse reso...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2017

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