While exams are set to begin at the end of this month, it is no secret that teachers have been less than thrilled with this. Various organisations representing teachers have depressed health fears over the fact that they will not be provided with Personal Proctective Equipment (PPE) and will be required to invigilate just as the cases of […]
Despite some rumors to the contrary and the fact that they are facing hardships brought on by the current lockdown meant to stop the spread of Covid-19, parents will have to pay school fees for the children when schools reopen. This is according to remarks attributed to Primary and Secondary Education Minister Cain Mathema in the Sunday News.
Despite denials, the government has confirmed that they intended to reopen schools at the end of June as we reported two weeks ago. The reopening has however been postponed to 28 July as the government tacitly admits that more steps need to be taken in order for schools to reopen safely. Also, just as we reported two […]
Secretary Nick Mangwana has dismissed the document upon which this article is based.
The question on everyone’s minds ever since the coronavirus lockdown began has been: When will our lives get back to normal? One aspect of our lives that has not been normal […]
According to Mrs Thumisang Thabela, the Permanent Secretary of Primary and Secondary Education, June examinations for ZIMSEC will start on the 29th of June this year and will run until July 22. This follows the government’s announcement last week that they really wanted June Advanced Level and O level students to write their exams in June.
This week ZIMSEC made two important announcements concerning the issue of the June 2020 and November 2020 public examinations. According to the board, the June and November papers for this year are ready and will be distributed to schools as soon as the exam board gets a go-ahead from the government.
We still think there is a very strong chance that this year’s June ZIMSEC examinations will be cancelled and that even the November examinations will be written late. However, recent remarks by ZIMSEC board chair, Professor Eddie Mwenje suggests that the exams have been provisionally postponed by one month i.e the bulk of the exams will now be […]
As has already been said ZIMSEC has created an online portal that allows those who want to register for this year’s June and November examinations online despite the current ongoing lockdown. We now have more details on how this arrangement works.
Cambridge has announced that they have cancelled IGSCE and AS A-Level June examinations for this year in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The virus was discovered in Wuhan Province in China December last year and has gone on to become a global pandemic that has already killed thousands and made hundreds of thousands sick.
During the middle of the week, the President relented to rising public pressure and announced that schools would close on the 24 of March as Zimbabwe braced for the coronavirus that has wreaked havoc across the globe. The University of Zimbabwe has announced that it will also temporarily shut down on the 24th and more Universities are likely […]