Articles tagged 'o level'

Zimsec exam leaks causing 'educational holocaust' 26 February 2018 HARARE - Scandal-ridden Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec)’s reputation may have been irreparably damaged  after the November 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2 exam materials were leaked in the latest example of how the cheating epidemic is roiling the country’s education system — ed...
Zimsec bosses fired 15 February 2018 HARARE - Three top Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) bosses, including director Isau Nhandara, have been fired, while four others have been sent on indefinite forced leave. This comes after the High Court stopped the examinations board from making students rewrite a November 2017 ...
'O' Level candidates to rewrite English exam 9 February 2018 HARARE - The 2017 Ordinary Level English examination paper will be re-written on February 16, the Primary and Secondary Education ministry said yesterday. In the statement, minister Paul Mavima said the re-write was arrived at after much consideration as there had been widespread cheating in t...
Man 'leaks' O Level exam paper 1 November 2017 HARARE - A Harare man was dragged to court yesterday for allegedly leaking this year’s Ordinary Level English exam paper, which was written on October 26. Victor Tamanikwa, 25, appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande charged with contravening section 35(a) of the Zimbabwe Schools Exa...
'O' Level results: Boys outperform girls 4 February 2017 HARARE - Boys outperformed girls in the 2016 November Ordinary Level examinations, acting minister of Primary and Secondary Education Sithembiso Nyoni said. Speaking at the release of the “O” Level results yesterday, Nyoni said pass rates of school candidates has been increasing since 2012, wi...
School forced to release withheld “O” Level results 12 February 2016 BULAWAYO - A High school here has been forced to release “O” Level results withheld for two students whose school fees and levies were in arrears. Townsend Girls High authorities buckled under pressure from the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, and released the results of Tanaka Ngwasha and T...
Govt ups 'O' Level exam fees 3 April 2015 HARARE - Government has increased Ordinary Level (“O” Level) examination fees from $13 to $15 while Advanced Level (“A” Level) fees have remained at $26. This comes as parents are also now going to contribute towards the cost of Grade 7 Examination. The upward revision of “O” Level examination...
'O' Level pass rate must improve 11 February 2015 HARARE - There is stagnation in the “O” Level pass rate and this has bred a wildfire of despair, anger and disappointment. However, there are a few sparks of top-level pupil achievement like the story of Chido Michelle Mawarura, who secured 10 As at Langham Girls High in Mvurwi, in the recentl...
Zim's best 'O' Level schools 11 February 2015 HARARE - For the second year running, Monte Cassino Girls High, a Catholic boarding school in Mashonaland East, has emerged as the best school at ''O'' Level in the country, yet again recording an amazing 100 percent pass rate in 2014. According to national pass rate statistics availed by the ...
Zimsec 2014 'O' Level results out 7 February 2015 HARARE - The November 2014 “O” Level results are out, the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) said yesterday. “Zimsec board and management would like to notify the nation of the release of the Zimsec Ordinary Level results,” Esau Nhandara, Zimsec director said in a statement to the D...
Mhlanga adapts 'O' Level set book 9 April 2014 BULAWAYO - Bambata Actors Centre director Styx Mhlanga has completed casting Athol Fugard’s Master Harold and the Boys, a play which is a Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) ‘O’ Level set book. The award-winning Mhlanga is confident that the conversion of the classic ‘O’ Level set bo...
'Evening classes for 'O' Level repeaters' 20 February 2014 HARARE - Government says students who fail to attain at least five Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) credits at Ordinary Level must be given another chance by enrolling again through a parallel evening programme. Out of the 173 856 candidates who sat for the Zimsec examinations las...
'O' Level top schools ranking 14 February 2014 HARARE - Due to public demand, our sister paper, the Daily News on Sunday, will republish the “O” Level best schools ranking. Do not miss your copy of the paper.
'O' Level top 100 schools 13 February 2014 HARARE - Monte Cassino Secondary School in Mashonaland East Province produced the best Zimbabwe Schools Examination (Zimsec) November 2013 Ordinary Level results, recording a 100 percent pass rate. At least 82 candidates sat for the exam. Perched between two mountain ranges some seven kilom...
Ordinary Level results out 12 February 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has released results of the November 2013 Ordinary Level examinations. In a statement yesterday, Zimsec director Esau Nhandara said the results had since been dispatched to Zimsec regional offices countrywide. “Zimsec is notifying t...
'O' Level exams commence 23 October 2013 HARARE - Ordinary Level (“O” Level) exams commenced yesterday, with the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) saying it does not anticipate any leakages after putting in place water tight measures. John Maramba, Zimsec acting director, told the Daily News yesterday that “O” Level exams...
Whiz-kids develop exam revision website 11 October 2013 HARARE - Zimbabweans Walter Chipangura and Mandla Lukaka have designed a Grade 7, “O” and “A” level revision website. The website offers a host of latest and most frequently asked exam questions among other things. Dubbed Brainstorm, the website was created as a means of filling the gap for...