This year has been just every bit as tumultuous as last year due to the ongoing pandemic. Learners have only managed to go to school for two terms the first and the current third term. Despite all this limited learning and preparation that has taken place over the two year period, the government says November examinations will be […]
One common way that schools use to induce students to pay their debts is to withhold their results. Often students are in areas when they sit for their public examinations. To make sure they pay these areas schools sometimes withhold their final results and refuse to hand out results slips and certificates. The hope is that the student […]
Yesterday we mentioned that all indications were showed that the Zimbabwean government was preparing for schools to reopen soon. This follows the much-needed drop in new daily COVID-19 cases that are now below the 500 mark. Now we have a new tidbit to share. When schools reopen students will have to take turns to attend. This measure is […]
Last week we reported that it was unlikely that schools would reopen for the second term. This is because the time that was allocated for the second term has all but been decimated by the lockdowns which the government continues to extend in light of the third wave. However, COVID cases have been falling over recent weeks. In […]
Zimbabwe is in the midst of a third wave that seems to be now subsiding. Schools were set to reopen on the 28th of June for the second term but that could not happen as cases were still high. The government kept postponing the reopening of schools and even now it’s not yet clear when schools will […]
The government has said that schools will remain closed despite preparations being made for them to reopen. There have been somewhat contradictory messages from the government when it comes to when schools will reopen. For example, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube hinted that the government was working to make it safe for schools to reopen:
Schools were supposed to reopen on 28 June i.e. towards the end of last month. That didn’t happen as the number of COVID-19 cases surged. The government pushed back their reopening for the second term by two weeks. This means that schools were supposed to reopen this past Monday but the number of cases have continued to balloon […]
Yesterday the government confirmed what everyone had long suspected. Schools will not be reopening on the 28 of June as had been anticipated. Instead, the reopening of schools has been pushed back by two weeks. Provisionally it means schools will reopen on Monday 12 July 2021 for the shortened second term. Again that is a provisional date. Whether […]
September 2021 Update
The government has reponed registration again. the new deadline is now the end of September 2021. Most centres will close registration on the 28th of September. Please check with your respective centre for exact dates.
The Zimbabwe School […]
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 preparationsMrs Monica Mutsvangwa on the […]