Education

Beam: Govt fails to pay fees for underprivileged school children

Beam: Govt fails to pay fees for underprivileged school children

GOVERNMENT has reportedly failed to pay tuition fees for pupils under the Basic Education Assistance Module (Beam) over the past two years, causing a severe financial squeeze on several schools run by the Bulawayo City Council.

Govt assures teachers of job safety

Govt assures teachers of job safety

GOVERNMENT has assured teachers they will not lose their jobs in the ongoing staff rationalisation exercise aimed at reducing the civil service wage bill.

Rural teachers’ union calls for nationwide strike

Rural teachers’ union calls for nationwide strike

A RURAL teachers’ union has called for a nationwide strike on January 4 to protest government’s failure to pay civil servants’ bonuses this year.

MSU partners Marondera college to offer community development diploma

MSU partners Marondera college to offer community development diploma

Midlands State University (MSU) has partnered with Marondera-based Kushinga Phikelela Polytechnic in a move that will see the college offering a diploma in Community Development, Southern Eye has established.

Lupane university to relocate in January

Lupane university to relocate in January

Lupane State University (LSU) has promised to work with other government departments to speed up relocation to its main campus in Matabeleland North’s capital.

PTUZ mobilises members to form housing co-ops

PTUZ mobilises members to form housing co-ops

PROGRESSIVE Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has embarked on nationwide campaign to encourage teachers to form housing co-operatives so that they can also be proud owners of urban homes.

MSU relocates arts faculty programmes to Zvishavane

MSU relocates arts faculty programmes to Zvishavane

Six out of 10 degree programmes in the faculty of arts at the Midlands State University (MSU) will from next year be relocated to the Zvishavane campus, the institution said in a notice.

LSU to relocate to Lupane in January

LSU to relocate to Lupane in January

NEWLY-appointed Lupane State University (LSU) Vice-Chancellor Pardon Kuipa has set January next year as relocation date for the institution from Bulawayo to its Lupane campus.

MDC-T activist lobbies for SeSotho learning in schools

MDC-T activist lobbies for SeSotho learning in schools

OPPOSITION MDC-T activist, Ekem Moyo has started lobbying for the teaching of SeSotho in Gwanda where the language is largely spoken.

Nash research complete by December

Nash research complete by December

THE National Association of Secondary School Heads (Nash) research unit, which started consultations aimed at complementing government efforts in developing a new education curriculum in line with the 1999 Nziramasanga Commission, could present its research report by December.

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