Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec)

Govt to install GPS on exam boxes

Govt to install GPS on exam boxes

THE government is mulling installing geographic positioning systems software on boxes containing examination papers to monitor them and curb leakages.

Zimsec ‘A’ Level results out

Zimsec ‘A’ Level results out

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) yesterday released the November 2014 ‘A’ Level examination results, showing an 82% pass rate for school candidates, while private candidates recorded a 57% pass rate.

Grade 7 results out

Grade 7 results out

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has released this year’s Grade Seven results, which indicate an improvement in the overall pass rate.

‘O’ Level English exam questionable

‘O’ Level English exam questionable

THE credibility of the 2014 ‘O’ Level English examination written on Monday could be questioned again amid revelations that the recently reset English Paper 1 could have leaked following a boob by authorities at a rural school in Matabeleland South.

Zimsec sucked into another exam scandal

Zimsec sucked into another exam scandal

The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has been sucked into yet another examination scandal after one of the questions in the Grade 7 mathematics multiple choice questions failed to provide the correct answer.

Thousands to sit for June examinations

Thousands to sit for June examinations

THE Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec) June ‘O’ Level examinations are set to start on Monday and end on June 18 with a record 104 315 registered to write.

Zimsec trumpets ‘O’ Level ‘record’

Zimsec trumpets ‘O’ Level ‘record’

THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) has revealed that a record 104 315 candidates registered for this year’s June ‘O’ Level examinations which is way above regional trends

Zupco secretive, says watchdog

Zupco secretive, says watchdog

THE Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) is the most secretive State institution, according to a survey on the accessibility of information from public bodies.

Controversial Ndebele  paper haunts Zimsec

Controversial Ndebele paper haunts Zimsec

THE issue of the controversial 2013 Grade 7 Ndebele examination paper that was condemned for the use of inappropriate language surfaced again in the National Assembly last week as MPs demanded an overhaul of the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec).

Government sleeping  on the job

Government sleeping on the job

THE government is reportedly investigating the low pass rate in last year’s examinations with a view to punish non-performing school heads and teachers.

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