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Continue to map out strategies in the education sector in order to have an education system that is responsive to the country’s development needs.

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Finalisation of the Tertiary Institutions Fee Structure

Herald

    

Jan. 27, 2020

Government has finalised tuition fees for universities and colleges and students will now be paying between $3,500 and $5,000 per semester while those in colleges will be required to pay between $500 and $1,500 depending on programme.

Those studying Medicine will now be required to pay $5,000 in tuition fees while those taking programmes in Sciences, Engineering and Technology will pay $4,000.

Students studying programmes in Arts and Humanities will part away with $3,500 per semester.

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Commissioning of a US$5 million ZimSec printing press

Chronicle

    

Aug. 26, 2019

Governemnt has commissioned a US$5 million Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) printing press, a development that will improve the security of examination papers and save the parastatal millions of dollars in printing costs. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavima commissioned the printing press. In an interview, Prof Mavima said the printing press will stop examination leakages which costs the nation millions of dollars.

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has recruited about 1,300 teachers

The Herald

    

March 11, 2019

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has recruited about 1,300 teachers, the majority of them being deployed to Matabeleland North Province. This follows complaints that individual teachers are manning classes with as many as 165 pupils after the Public Service Commission froze the recruitment of teachers and other professionals in 2014. In an advertisement, the ministry published the full list of teachers that have been engaged.

    

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