Education

Nust takes lecturers to Labour Court

February 13, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) has taken its lecturers to the Labour Court protesting the legality of their industrial action. Nust lecturers last week on Tuesday went on strike protesting alleged mismanagement […]

Education

Parents sue Zimsec over exam resit

February 11, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Parents have dragged the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) to the High Court seeking an order nullifying its decision to have children resit for the 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2 examination, after allegations […]

Education

Prof Nyagura hits back on Grace PhD

February 6, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura has hit back at lecturers in the department of sociology for challenging the awarding of a doctorate to former First Lady Grace Mugabe claiming they were “ignorant […]

Education

Schools drop Dokora curriculum subject

February 5, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Schools in Binga Matabeleland North have revealed that they have  stopped teaching Heritage Studies, a subject introduced by former Education Minister Lazarus Dokora, because the prescribed textbooks contain gross falsehoods. Speaking in a new curriculum […]

Education

Of stale degrees, a bloated industry

January 30, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

A picture of a middle-aged Zimbabwean selling bananas in graduation regalia was carried in a local daily paper captioned “desperate times”. Part of the description spelt out the qualifications of the guy, which were a Bachelor […]

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