ZIMSEC

‘Economy not conducive  for ‘O’ Level internship programmes’

‘Economy not conducive for ‘O’ Level internship programmes’

FORMER Education minister David Coltart says government plans to introduce an internship programme for “O” Level students were bound to falter under the current economic environment.

‘O’, ‘A’ Level results out

‘O’, ‘A’ Level results out

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) ‘O’ and ‘A’ examination results for June this year are out.

Zimsec $2 payment riles markers

Zimsec $2 payment riles markers

TEACHERS in Masvingo who marked the Grade 7 exams have blasted the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) for making a mockery of their profession after the body paid them $2 as down payment for the 12-day exercise.

Grade 7 Ndebele exam protests  spill into SA

Grade 7 Ndebele exam protests spill into SA

JOHANNESBURG — A small group of South Africa-based Zimbabweans last Thursday staged a peaceful demonstration outside the Zimbabwe Embassy in Johannesburg expressing dismay over this year’s Grade 7 Ndebele examination paper which they say contained derogatory language not fit for 12-year-old children.

Ndebele language is dying

Ndebele language is dying

WE now come to the core of our topic of language as culture.

Pressure builds on Zimsec over exam

Pressure builds on Zimsec over exam

SOME parents have demanded that the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) should reset the controversial Ndebele Grade 7 Paper 1…

Zimsec owes us an apology

Zimsec owes us an apology

I FOUND the Press statement by Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) director Esau Nhandara provocative and very annoying.

Zimsec responds to Grade 7 Ndebele exam furore

Zimsec responds to Grade 7 Ndebele exam furore

This is a response concerning the Ndebele Paper 1, 006/1 which it is alleged was full of slang and obscene language.

Zimsec: Heads should roll

Zimsec: Heads should roll

IT is now becoming a tradition that each Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) examination cycle is dogged by controversy of some sort.

Zimsec scandal

Zimsec scandal

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) was yesterday ducking and diving over the unfolding controversy surrounding the Grade 7 Ndebele public examination paper which contained bad language as choruses grow for the government to institute a probe into the scandal.

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