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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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November 2020

Trauma Revisis Chipinge And Chimanimani As Hailstorm Wreaks Havoc

By |2020-11-09T05:58:22+02:00November 9th, 2020|

It has been two years since the two districts of Chimanimani and Chipinge were hit hard by Cyclone Idai which left over a thousand people dead or missing and already the region has another trauma to deal with. The region was recently affected by a hailstorm that blew off the roof of several schools and washed away essential […]

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October 2020

Bulawayo Parents Offer To Pay Striking Teachers In Order To Entice Them Back To Work

By |2020-10-12T07:27:00+02:00October 12th, 2020|

When the government announced that schools were going to reopen teachers were up in arms citing incapacitation. A lot of teachers have not been reporting for duty for this reason essentially meaning that they are on strike. That has not been a big deal so far as only completing classes are going to school due to the phased […]

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September 2020

Form Four And Sixes Opening Next Week, Here Is The Rest Of The Government’s School Re-Opening Timetable

By |2020-09-23T05:32:47+02:00September 23rd, 2020|

We now know that those who are doing final classes i.e. Grade Sevens, Form Fours and Form Sixes are set to return to school next week but what about the rest of the students? When will they be returning to school in 2020? Are they even going to attend classes this year? Well, the government has come […]

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You Can Still Register For November 2020 Examinations

By |2020-09-16T08:54:32+02:00September 16th, 2020|

2020 has been one strange year in many regards. Schools have been closed since March when the government was forced to curtail learning in a bid to slow the rate at which the virus could spread. For a while we were also not sure whether students would be writing their final examinations this year but that has since […]

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Schools To Reopen On 28 September: Government

By |2020-09-02T06:15:49+02:00September 2nd, 2020|

The government has finally come out and admitted what we have known for weeks. Schools are going to open later this month. On the 28 of September to be exact. This is for those who were scheduled to write their final examinations this year i.e. the so-called final classes. Exams are scheduled to begin on 1 December and […]

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August 2020

ARTUZ Condemn The Government’s Plan To Have November Examinations

By |2020-08-20T12:47:22+02:00August 20th, 2020|

On Tuesday we were startled to learn that the government wanted the November examinations to go ahead. This is the latest contradictory message from the government and we are not even sure what Minister Mutsvangwa meant by this. Our guess was that she just meant to say that the government was working on schools to reopen in a […]

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We Are Presently Monitoring Trends: Government On Re-Opening Of Schools

By |2020-08-10T06:25:44+02:00August 10th, 2020|

The question on everyone’s minds when it comes to education in Zimbabwe is: When will schools reopen? The last time schools had any sort of activity whatsoever was when June candidates were essentially coerced into writing their June exams in what turned out to be a chaotic operation with reports that some villagers were roped in to become […]

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