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Schools still to get new curriculum textbooks

05-06-18[Bulawayo 24 News]

Some provinces are yet to receive teaching and learning material made available by the Government in February, a development that severely disadvantages affected learners under the new education curriculum. The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Professor Paul Mavima said he was shocked to learn that simple distribution of available material was holding up delivery. In February, Prof Mavima launched the teaching and learning materials distribution programme targeting nearly 5 000 vulnerable rural schools.......  

Schools to close earlier because of elections

Schools in Zimbabwe will close earlier than expected in the second term because of elections slated for end of July. According to the schools calendar, the second term which started on May 8 was scheduled to end on August 9. But Primary and Secondary Education minister Professor Larry Mavhima told a gathering in Bulawayo that the schools calendar is likely to be affected by elections.

Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open this year on truly global basis

The Rhodes Trust is delighted to announce that Rhodes Scholarship applications are now open for most of the Rhodes constituencies. Applications have opened to students and recent graduates from Bermuda, Canada, China, Commonwealth Caribbean, East Africa, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Southern Africa, SJLP (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine), UAE, West Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with the USA and Australia opening on 1st July. In addition, two Global Scholarships are available to candidates from anywhere in the world for the first time in the programme's 115-year history, bringing the total number of Scholarships awarded this year to 100.