ZIMBABWE is set to second an unspecified number of English and science teachers to war-torn South Sudan in a 12-month exchange programme.
MZINGWANE High School teachers in Esigodini have allegedly embarked on a go-slow protesting against the government’s move to ban extra lessons and incentives.
TWO teachers from Nhlambabaloyi Secondary School in Ntabazinduna are in trouble for allegedly meting out corporal punishment on five schoolgirls they accused of engaging in love affairs with boys at the same school.
THE Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) says teachers without ‘O’ Level Maths and Science have been asked to ensure they write the subjects in line with new Primary and Secondary Education ministry policies.
BULAWAYO-BASED pressure group Ibhetshu Likazulu has commended the Zanu PF Matabeleland leadership for tackling the contentious deployment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in the region, but accused the Primary and Secondary Education ministry of trivialising the issue.
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has said the deployment of teachers is the responsibility of the Civil Service Commission as the debate on the deployment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in Matabeleland hots up.
TEACHERS have called on the government to give them land and other non-monetary benefits since it was too broke to review their salaries this month as previously promised.
ZANU PF has moved to address the emotive issue of deployment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in the Matabeleland region to teach early grades, the party’s national secretary for education Sikhanyiso Ndlovu said yesterday.
ZANU PF chairman Simon Khaya Moyo yesterday waded into the controversy over the employment of non-Ndebele speaking teachers in Matabeleland saying the practice was destroying the children’s future.
THE GOVERNMENT is reviewing the way teachers are deployed by provincial education officials to ensure that students are taught by educators that speak and understand the local language.