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Teachers to be trained digital skills

Government said 3 000 teachers will be trained in the basic digital skills to support the national school e-learning strategy so that the educational system will remain the best despite the disruption caused by Covid-19 pandemic.  Minister of Information Mrs Monica Mutsvangwa said,”The national e-learning strategy for schools is part of the SMART Zimbabwe 2030 master plan, which is programme ...

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full 2021 school calendar out

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has today released the school calendar for the entire year following the relaxation of lockdown measures by government. According to the ministry, the first term opens on March 15, 2021 for examination classes, and the rest of the classes a week later on, March 22 while paying attention to WHO health guidelines. The first ...

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Gvt to address pending issues

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has allayed fears of the parents on schools increasing fees arguing that only the Government has the right to approve whether the fees has to be increased or not. This follows the complaints made by parents on the immediate opening of schools by the Government without giving them enough time to prepare for ...

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ZIMTA threatens ‘disrupting’ strike.

Government announced the reopening of school in phases while the Zimbabwe Teachers Union has threatened a strike until their conditions are met. This comes after the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education released school opening dates for both examination and all other classes on 15 and 22 March 2021. Meanwhile, teachers have been complaining on their incapacitation to report for ...

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Deputy Head arrested for ‘whipping’ pupils

Deputy Head of Chemhanza High School was arrested for ‘whiiping’ some pupils for alleged acts of misconduct. A 52 year old Tarirai Mararike was arrested by police officers following a recent report made by 23 students on the brutal beating. Mararike’s arrest was confirmed by National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi saying they are still investigating the incident as ...

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Illegal foreign children granted right to free education: S.A

South Africa’s Grahamstown High Court in Makhanda, Eastern Cape has declared that the undocumented illegal foreign children have right to free education. The High Court also ruled out that the undocumented S.A children should also not be denied access to education. This came after South Africa’s Centre for Child Law filed an application following reports that the Eastern Cape Department ...

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Civil servants down tools

Apex Council on behalf of civil servants have withdrew their services as the government has not addressed their concerns. Apex said civil servants were incapacitated as their salaries could not tally with the expensive cost of living. Civil servants have downed their tools as the economy deteriorates. Civil servants claimed the government has not yet met their demands and demanded ...

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Teachers threaten to down tools

Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) have threatened to put down tools if the government does not address their grievances. “Teachers have suffered enough come 14 October 2019 they will be indefinitely withdrawing their labor!!!!!!!!!! All teachers are invited to join this job action. Teacher munhuwo. Zvakwana!!!!!!!Sokukwanele!!!!,” Teachers have asked for an increase of their salaries as their labor ...

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Mliswa calls for customer care in ZUPCO fleet

Member of Parliament for Norton Constituency Temba Mliswa has called upon Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) to educate its drivers and conductors about customer care. Mliswa said ZUPCO workers were failing to respect and engage with customers. Mliswa said customers were being ill-treated by drivers and conductors. Hon. Mliswa said the electronic ticketing was not working as conductors gave an ...

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Health practitioners urged to show humanity to patients

By Dalubuhle Dube and Patience Maforo Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo has called upon health workers to practice humanity during their working hours. Moyo said having compassion within would make them gain integrity and respect from their patients. Speaking at the Customer Care Championship Awards Program at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals Hon .Moyo said doctors and ...

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