Education – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com Zimbabwe News and Internet Radio Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:18:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 http://nehandaradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-Nehanda-Radio-Favicon-512-32x32.jpg Education – Nehanda Radio http://nehandaradio.com 32 32 Cellphone headache for schools http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/18/cellphone-headache-for-schools/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/18/cellphone-headache-for-schools/#comments Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:45:21 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180192 Mai Chisamba at She Festival

The advent of cellphones, especially smart phones, and their use in recording videos and instantly sharing images is posing new challenges for Zimbabwe’s school administrators.

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Illicit financial flows at Education ministry http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/17/illicit-financial-flows-at-education-ministry/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/17/illicit-financial-flows-at-education-ministry/#comments Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:02:25 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=180122 Auditor-General Mrs Mildred Chiri (left) addresses the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe workshop on Bridging the Gap: Auditing in the Public Sector

Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has exposed massive illicit financial flows within the Higher and Tertiary Education ministry.

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Mzingwane suicide pupil buried http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/11/mzingwane-suicide-pupil-buried/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/11/mzingwane-suicide-pupil-buried/#comments Mon, 11 Jun 2018 06:19:33 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=179670 The late Ryan Siziba

A Form Four pupil from Mzingwane High School who allegedly committed suicide by hanging was yesterday buried at West Park Cemetery in Bulawayo.

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Sex and drugs scandal at Njube High http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/10/sex-and-drugs-scandal-at-njube-high/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/10/sex-and-drugs-scandal-at-njube-high/#comments Sun, 10 Jun 2018 14:37:33 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=179589

Njube High School in Bulawayo has come under the spotlight after a sex and drugs scandal emerged at the school.

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Chisipite Senior School forced to apologise after VIDEO of female students singing obscenities goes viral http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/08/chisipite-senior-school-forced-to-apologise-after-video-of-female-students-singing-obscenities-goes-viral/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/08/chisipite-senior-school-forced-to-apologise-after-video-of-female-students-singing-obscenities-goes-viral/#comments Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:21:53 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=179452 Chisipite Senior School in Harare has been forced to issue an apology after a video of female students singing obscenities went viral on social media. In the video, six girls can be heard singing a vulgar song, made popular by Dynamos fans, which celebrates unprotected sex.

Chisipite Senior School in Harare has been forced to issue an apology after a video of female students singing obscenities went viral on social media. In the video, six girls can be heard singing a vulgar song, made popular by Dynamos fans, which celebrates unprotected sex.

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Howard Mission Hospital in circumcision storm http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/03/howard-mission-hospital-in-circumcision-storm/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/06/03/howard-mission-hospital-in-circumcision-storm/#comments Sun, 03 Jun 2018 10:34:45 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=179163

Howard Mission Hospital is presently in the eye of a legal storm as its chief medical officer Dr Aaron Museka is facing a $50 000 lawsuit for ‘improper conduct’ and ‘negligence’ after a minor was recently circumcised at the hospital without his parent’s consent.

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Teachers threaten strike over pay http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/28/teachers-threaten-strike-over-pay/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/28/teachers-threaten-strike-over-pay/#comments Sat, 28 Apr 2018 11:53:48 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=176064 Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe general-secretary, Raymond Majongwe

Just days after the nurses’ strike ended, educators in Zimbabwe are threatening to put up their own fight as soon as schools open if government does not give them a pay rise and a review of rural-based educators’ allowances.

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UZ student hauled before hearing over medical students’ strike http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/27/uz-student-hauled-before-hearing-over-medical-students-strike/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/27/uz-student-hauled-before-hearing-over-medical-students-strike/#comments Fri, 27 Apr 2018 13:25:01 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175996 File picture of students at the University of Zimbabwe during a protest

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has summoned a student to appear before its disciplinary committee to answer to charges of misconduct in connection with a demonstration held at the institution last year.

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HEXCO results out http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/24/hexco-results-out/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/24/hexco-results-out/#respond Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:08:01 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175634

The Higher Education Examinations Council (HEXCO) results for March/April 2018 are out. The overall pass rate this year is 71 percent.

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Govt to establish university towns http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/24/govt-to-establish-university-towns/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/24/govt-to-establish-university-towns/#respond Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:56:39 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175631 Students are forced to live in threes or fours in one room due to lack of university accommodation

Government has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with investors to establish the construction of university towns and college cities across the country in a bid to ensure that all university students have decent accommodation.

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Solusi High ‘fires’ 12 teachers http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/solusi-high-fires-12-teachers/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/19/solusi-high-fires-12-teachers/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:40:51 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=175071 File picture of Solusi University students waiting to be addressed by management during a protest (Photography by Kaycee)

The Seventh Day Adventist Church-run Solusi High School has allegedly “fired” 12 teachers directly employed by the school before re-advertising vacancies for the same posts.

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Chaos rocks new curriculum subjects exam registration http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/chaos-rocks-new-curriculum-subjects-exam-registration/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/chaos-rocks-new-curriculum-subjects-exam-registration/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:46:12 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174977

Thousands of Ordinary and Advanced level students are at risk of missing out on subjects they have been studying after government surprisingly announced that some combinations which they had chosen would not be examined.

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School of Mines students protest over poor services http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/school-of-mines-students-protest-over-poor-services/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/17/school-of-mines-students-protest-over-poor-services/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:25:27 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174960

Students at the Zimbabwe School of Mines in Bulawayo yesterday staged a demonstration at the institution over alleged poor services which they said were in contrast with high fees they were paying.

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Beating pupil lands teacher in trouble http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/11/beating-pupil-lands-teacher-in-trouble/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/11/beating-pupil-lands-teacher-in-trouble/#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:29:53 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174251 Hugh Beadle Primary School

A student teacher from Hugh Beadle Primary School in Northend suburb, Bulawayo has been arraigned for allegedly beating up a Grade Five learner with a plastic rod for poor handwriting.

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HIT students protest over DStv, food http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/10/hit-students-protest-over-dstv-food/ http://nehandaradio.com/2018/04/10/hit-students-protest-over-dstv-food/#comments Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:41:19 +0000 http://nehandaradio.com/?p=174171 Harare Institute of Technology

Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) students yesterday staged a demonstration against poor living conditions and lack of entertainment — DStv.

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