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School dropouts in Zimbabwe between 1980 and 2004: Implications for education and training policy twenty-five years after independence.
(Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, 2007-09-01)
This article analyses the problem of school dropouts in Zimbabwe during the period 1980 to 2004 with the aim of suggesting how the problem can be eliminated. The discussion is important in view of the fact that the country ...
Post Independent Zimbabwe's new ‘O’ Level History Syllabus 2166: A crisis of expectations
This study is a qualitative, retrospective analysis of the new ‘O’ Level Zimbabwe History Syllabus 2166, whose checkered-history culminated in its replacement, in 2002, by the Syllabus 2167. It examined the innovation ...
COLLABORATORS OR BENEFACTORS: AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE ON MISSIONARY PROVISION OF EDUCATION IN ZIMBABWE
This work examines two theories on the role of missionaries in the provision of education to Africans in Zimbabwe in the context of the philosophy of hunhu/ubuntu. The two theories are the theory of collaboration and the ...
The Comparability of Standards Set at The Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level in Geography 2248 and Integrated Science 5006 Over a Period of Three Years.
The stakeholders of the Zimbabwean examination system expect a given grade to represent a certain achievement standard despite the year it was gained and the subject in which it was achieved. However, ten years after ...
Teaching English in Zimbabwe Secondary Schools: The Importance of Preparation
(University of Zimbabwe, Human Resources Research Centre, 1991-11)
This paper reports on a survey that was carried out in 1988 -1989 on the teaching of English in Zimbabwean secondary schools with special emphasis on the teachers' preparation for their lessons. First the school, teachers' ...
Learning Mathematics for Personal Understanding and Productions: A Viewpoint
(Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa (AMESA), 2010-12)
In this paper we reflect on what makes mathematics more meaningful and more easily understood and thus enabling the learner to apply it to everyday situations in his/her life world. We identify personal – in relation to ...
An Historical Study of a Selection of the White Rhodesian Novel in English, 1890 TO 1994: Content and Character.
This thesis, whose materials were gathered through library and archival research, examines a selection of English novels written by white Rhodesians between 1890 and 1994. In the introductory chapter reasons are given for ...
The Difficulties of Teaching Poetry
(University of Zimbabwe, Department of Teacher Education, 1991-03)
This article discusses the problems of teaching poetry in Zimbabwean secondary schools. It is based on a survey of teachers of English done in 1988. Their answers to questions asked do confirm that poetry teaching is ...
The quality of Citizenship Education in Harare primary school: an evaluation of curriculum implementation.
The marked decline in positive civic behaviour among young Zimbabweans that was reported by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Education of 1999 prompted me to investigate the quality of citizenship education that ...
Shona folktales: Torwards a developmental interpretation
(South African Folklore Society, 2005)