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April 2019

How To Unzip ZIMSEC’s Specimen Papers And View Them

By |2019-04-24T11:33:50+02:00April 24th, 2019|

Most of the Specimen paper links provided by ZIMSEC allow you to download the papers in zip format. The zip file for each subject contains all the papers for that particular subject. To get the papers you will need to unzip ( extract the files). Once you unzip you will get to the PDF files.

How to unzip on Windows?

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June 2019 ZIMSEC Examination Timetable

By |2019-04-23T14:32:28+02:00April 23rd, 2019|

It might not look like it now but the June examinations are just around the corner and as the cliche goes, every minute counts. To help you prepare for the impending examinations here are the two timetables for you.

Ordinary Level June 2019 Exam Timetable

You can download the PDF […]

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Government Caves To Pressure In Mat North

By |2019-04-19T09:00:20+02:00April 9th, 2019|

So last week the government through a circular written by Provincial education director Jabulani Mpofu, instructed schools which had a pass rate of less than 30% to conduct compulsory vacation lessons in April and August for Grade 5-7.

The government has since relented and withdrew the order. Mr Mpofu issued another circular withdrawing this order:

AMMENDMENT OF THE PREVIOUS COMMUNICATION ON VACATION […]

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Video: Fire At Hartzell High School

By |2019-04-06T19:53:42+02:00April 6th, 2019|

A fire has burnt a part of Hartzell High School. According to sources the fire broke out on Saturday morning although it is not yet clear what caused the fire there is suspicion that the fire could have been caused by an electrical fault in one the basements.

Another video shows the same building burning from another angle and onlookers.

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Cyclone Idai: 52 Pupils Missing And 70 Missing

By |2019-04-01T06:51:02+02:00April 1st, 2019|

In a recent interview the Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Mr Edgar Moyo revealed that so far they have confirmed that 52 school going children died during the cyclone while 70 others were still missing. It is likely these have passed away also.

The number of missing pupils is 70 but we presume them as dead until legally confirmed […]

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St Charles Lwanga Might Be Relocated

By |2019-04-01T06:38:37+02:00April 1st, 2019|

As stakeholders in the Education sector, we have been watching with abated breath the experiences that students at Charles Lwanga school in Chimanimani have been going through during the Cyclone Idai event.

Now the government has said they are considering relocating the school to a higher safer spot. This would ensure that there will not be a repeat of what happened […]

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March 2019

Monte Casino Students To Receive Counselling

By |2019-03-28T11:37:11+02:00March 28th, 2019|

In the early morning hours,around 4 a.m, of 15 March this year students from Monte Casino school marched to Macheke police station which is located about 7 km from the school.

They had a plenthora against teachers at their school and its teachers including unfairly¬†confiscating their laptops, corporal punishment and sexual harassment, among other allegations. In the end education authorities managed […]

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Video: St Charles Lwanga Students Reunited With Their Parents

By |2019-03-20T05:50:33+02:00March 20th, 2019|

It has been a hard weekend for St Charles Lwanga students. They bore the brunt of the vicious cyclone Idai which killed two of their fellow students. Isolated due to flooding and continuous rains they spend hours marooned on a mountain. Afterwards, they had to trek for 15 km whilst carrying those two bodies to Skyline.

The students have finally been […]

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February 2019

Things to consider if you want to be a doctor or a career medicine in Zimbabwe

By |2019-02-11T11:04:57+02:00February 11th, 2019|

So you want to be a doctor? Maybe the prospect of having people call you Doctor excites and tingles you. In Zimbabwean culture a Doctor is considered to be the pinnacle of an academic career. The ultimate goal of years and years of hard work and academic excellence.

If you have just completed your O levels now is the best time […]

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To All Zimbabweans: You Will Still Need A Pass In Maths/English For Most Courses

By |2019-02-11T09:38:32+02:00February 11th, 2019|

So in 2018, the news doing rounds was that you no longer needed to pass Ordinary Level Maths and English for you to apply for University/College. Well, that that is both true and false.

You can now apply to College/University without these subjects

The Zimbabwean Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education scrapped the requirement. What this technically means is that right now […]

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