Articles tagged 'zimbabwe school examinations council'

Zimsec reviews FRS syllabus content 10 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) will review the content and evaluation process in the Family and Religious Studies (FRS) (6074/1) Advanced Level paper. This comes after teachers wrote a letter of complaint that the November 2018 examination ambushed both the teachers...
Zimsec refuses to release results of 'exam cheats' 7 November 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has defended its decision to cancel the results of at least 16 “O” Level pupils from Nagle House School in Marondera, arguing that their answer scripts were too identical to rule out foul play. The response comes after the children's p...
Zimsec on fake exam papers 29 October 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has raised alarm over fraudsters who are circulating fake examination papers. It would appear that the fraudsters are finding a willing market in Zimbabwe from Zimsec candidates who want to take the easy way out. “We would like to i...
Zimsec moves to maintain integrity 20 October 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has joined the Deloitte Tip-offs Anonymous Facility to maintain high levels of integrity which are in line with the Zimsec Charter and the Employment Code of Conduct. This comes as the examinations body is seeking to promote truthfulness a...
Zimsec searches for new director 6 August 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) is searching for a director. This follows the decision by its board last year to dismiss some of its directors, including Isau Nhandara, its chief principal officer at the time. The decision came after Zimsec had ordered a rewrite f...
Chaos rocks new curriculum subjects exam registration 17 April 2018 HARARE - Thousands of Ordinary and Advanced level students are at risk of missing out on subjects they have been studying after government surprisingly announced that some combinations which they had chosen would not be examined. Most students had randomly selected subjects and combinations at...
Another exam leak exposes Zimsec 27 March 2018 HARARE - At least 16 Marondera pupils have approached the High Court seeking an order overturning a decision by their school headmaster to cancel their 2017 ''O'' Level Mathematics Paper 2 examination results on allegations of cheating. Junior Mavule and 15 others — all former students of Nagl...
Zimsec exam challenge deferred 13 February 2018 HARARE - The High Court has deferred to today the hearing of a matter in which parents are suing government for ordering a re-sit of the 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2 examination, following allegations the paper had leaked through social media. The applicants, Victor Mukomeka on behalf o...
Zimsec in need of self-introspection 11 February 2018 HARARE - For several years now, the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has been mired in a series of controversies involving examination paper leaks, placing its credibility into the spotlight. During the 2017 examination session, examination papers for several subjects reportedly l...
Parents sue Zimsec over exam resit 11 February 2018 HARARE - Parents have dragged the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) to the High Court seeking an order nullifying its decision to have children resit for the 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2 examination, after allegations the paper leaked through social media. The applicants Vic...
Outrage over Zimsec exam scandal 10 February 2018 HARARE - Education sector stakeholders have called for the immediate resignation of Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) management after the shameful leakage of a November 2017 English Language examination paper, with authorities forcing candidates to rewrite the exam. This comes as ...
2017 November 'A' Level results out 19 January 2018 HARARE - Today is the day when thousands of students progress on their career path as they get their ''A''level results The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec), yesterday, released “A” Level results for November 2017. The total number of candidates who sat for the November “A” Lev...
Woman uses forged certificate to get job 16 January 2018 HARARE - A Harare woman allegedly used a forged Ordinary Level certificate to get employment as an insurance agent at First Mutual in 2006, a Harare court heard yesterday. Abigail Mhizha, 45, was released on $40 bail when she appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande charged with contr...
June 'O', 'A' Level results out 9 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) yesterday released “O” and “A” Level results for June 2107. The total number of candidates who sat for the June “A” Level 2017 examination was 4 668 as compared to 4 007 in June 2016, an increase of 16,49 percent. “The number of can...
'A' Level results out 23 January 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) “A” Level results are out. At least 82 percent of those who sat for the examinations passed. Zimsec said the November 2014 examination results would be ready for collection beginning today. “The total number of school candidates ...
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...
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...