Articles tagged 'zimbabwe schools examination council'

Zimsec board could be part of the problem 19 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) issued a statement last week advising the public of the suspension of seven officials from the examination body in order to pave way for an audit into leakages of question papers. Two of the officials were suspended pending retirement,...
Toughen penalties for exam leaks: Zimsec 24 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has appealed to parliamentarians to enact a law meting sterner punishment to individuals who leak examination papers. This comes as the internationally accredited examinations board will soon install a multi-purpose state-of-the-art printi...
Let's maintain Zim's education standards 24 February 2016 HARARE - The recent announcement of the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) Ordinary Level results for 2015 in which thousands passed with flying colours have raised serious concerns about whether the examination system is still robust or has been compromised. One of the biggest conc...
Govt bars Zimsec school ratings 11 December 2015 HARARE - Government has barred the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) from compiling the top 100 schools in this year's Grade Seven examinations, preferring it to be done by the minister of Primary and Secondary Education. Over the years, Zimsec  has been ranking schools' pass rates...
'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...
No cash for Grade 7 exams 20 January 2014 HARARE - This year’s Grade 7 examinations hang in the balance after Treasury failed to allocate funds to the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec). Government subsidises examination fees for Grade 7 pupils while Ordinary and Advanced Level students pay for their examination. Officia...
Teachers paid $2 for marking Grade 7 exams 12 November 2013 MASVINGO - Chaos reigned supreme at Masvingo Teachers' College on Friday after primary school teachers protested against a paltry $2 they were offered for marking this year's  Grade Seven national exams. The teachers flatly refused to accept the measly $2 from Zimbabwe Schools Examination Coun...