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Barclays Injects Over U.S $500k in Graduate Training

BARCLAYS Zimbabwe invested more than half a million dollars in graduate trainee programmes in the country last year as an initiative to capacitate young adults entering the banking sector. The bank on Friday said it managed to raise intellectual capital through their Pan-African Graduate Training...
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’Dokora Must Consult’ [opinion]

PLANS by Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora to revamp the education curriculum have set tongues wagging as stakeholders and educationists insist there is need for serious consultations before any policy is changed. Although stakeholders agree that a review of the education system is...
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Govt to Phase Out Presidential Scholarship

GOVERNMENT is restructuring the controversial Presidential Scholarship Fund as its funders, described as well-wishers, have stopped bankrolling the programme, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. The Presidential Scholarship Programme was founded in 1995 to give academically-gifted students from poor families a chance to study at...
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Quality Data Key to Meeting Goals – Mbizvo

Quality and reliable data is essential in achieving the education for all goals as well as Millennium Development Goals by 2015, a senior education official has said. Speaking at a regional workshop on education statistics for Southern and Eastern Africa in Harare yesterday, Higher and...
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Lazarus Dokora Calms Nerves

AFTER introducing some sweeping changes in the education sector that won him friends and foes alike, Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Lazarus Dokora, this week moved to calm the nerves following rumours that teachers will, starting August, go unpaid during school holiday months. Dokora told...
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