April 2021

There will be no ZIMSEC June (2021) exams this year

By |2021-04-07T17:39:19+02:00April 7th, 2021|

The government has resolved that there will be no ZIMSEC June examinations this year. The announcement was made at a press briefing after the cabinet met. Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa made the announcement.

This suspension will allow for timely focus on the November 2021 examination preparations

Mrs Monica Mutsvangwa on the […]
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March 2021

Boarding School students will not be allowed to travel back home for Easter

By |2021-03-30T18:45:00+02:00March 30th, 2021|

We are two weeks into the shortened school calendar and we are about to encounter our first public holiday, Easter. This coming Friday is Good Friday and the usual ensuing Easter weekend, all of which are public holidays in Zimbabwe. This means that students will also take a break from learning something that was factored into the shortened […]

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Schools Reopen For First Term 2021

By |2021-03-22T08:17:48+02:00March 22nd, 2021|

It didn’t look like it was going to happen when this year began but today the rest of the learners will be attending their first classes for 2021. Those in final year classes have already been going to school for a week now. Today will be the first day of a shortened first term that will end in […]

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November 2020 Ordinary Level ZIMSEC Results Are Out, Here is how to view your results online

By |2021-05-03T12:50:40+02:00March 8th, 2021|

ZIMSEC 2020 Ordinary Level results are now out. 2020 was a tough year for candidates. Exam classes only went to school during the first term of 2020 but the government insisted on administering public examinations which were completed early this year. Those who wrote their exams are now eagerly waiting for the results. According to ZIMSEC there was […]

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2021-2022 School Calender

By |2021-03-22T08:14:12+02:00March 8th, 2021|

Now that the number of COVID-19 cases has gone down, talk has now turned to the reopening of schools. The last time students went to school normally was during the first term of 2020. A new school calender has been proposed and announced but it is just a proposal. The hope is that as more people get vaccinated […]

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February 2021

Grade 7 Crisis Deepens, Lupane Grade 7 Pupils Are Illiterate

By |2021-02-26T08:56:34+02:00February 26th, 2021|

Even though they are not at all unusual it seems the Zimbabwean government is suddenly concerned about the low pass rate at Grade 7. The government instead of taking responsibility for wrecking the sector with poor economic measures and not paying teachers enough has instead chosen to blame teacher indiscipline and sanctions. The last is their favourite catch-all […]

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New ZIMSEC Board Appointed

By |2021-02-26T08:39:31+02:00February 26th, 2021|

Amidst the ZIMSEC Grade 7 results scandal a new ZIMSEC board for 2021-2024 has been appointed. The board is made up of various layers as well as technocrats in the education and other fields. The 14 member board will be headed by professor Eddie Mwenje was announced by the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education (MoPSE) Cain Mathema.

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January 2021

“Cancel First Term!” Teachers Implore Government

By |2021-01-04T07:24:54+02:00January 4th, 2021|

There has been a surge in the number of local COVID-19 infections in Zimbabwe that has everyone concerned. Schools were supposed to reopen today (5 January) for this year’s first term. That is not happening anymore as the government has decided to postpone the reopening of schools. Teachers want the government to do more than this though. They […]

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December 2020

2020 English And Maths Paper 1 And 2 Leaked

By |2020-12-14T08:45:55+02:00December 14th, 2020|

ZIMSEC has confirmed that this year’s English Paper 1 and 2 as well as Mathematics Paper 1 and 2 leaked following intense rumours on social media that these papers had leaked. Investigations by the authorities show that the leaks were carried out by a 22-year-old man who worked at ZIMSEC as part of the printing team. The man […]

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Schools Will Re-Open On 9 February 2021 For Form Ones

By |2020-12-14T07:23:18+02:00December 14th, 2020|

COVID-19 has upended the 2020 school calender with schools only opening last month for the second and last month of the term. Finishing classes also have to complete their exams in a hurry so they can proceed either to college or Form 5 and Form One. The problem though is that exams are still ongoing even for Grade […]

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