Monthly Archives: June 2017

Driving lessons at primary school

The Standard By Obey Manayiti 18th June 2017 BLAKISTON Primary School in Harare has started offering driving lessons as the government’s controversial education reforms begin to take root. The government school in the capital’s Milton Park area notified parents about the new developments through a secular last week. “Come and register at the school,” read […]

Government feared Coltart would alter history syllabus 7th June 2017 FORMER Primary and Secondary Education Minister, David Coltart, says the government prioritises presidential and cabinet foreign trips while routinely allocating meagre budgets to the education sector. Speaking at the Trust of Schools Zimbabwe Association meeting in Victoria Falls on Monday, Senator Coltart said for the past 25 years, the Zanu PF […]

“Restoring excellence to Zimbabwe’s education sector” – Opening address by Senator David Coltart at CHIZ 2017 AGM

CHIZ AGM 2017 Pathway to Progress: People, Passion and Purpose Victoria Falls – 5th June 2017 Opening address by Senator David Coltart Introduction I can’t tell you how delighted I am that I’ve been given an opportunity to speak to you today. It is almost 4 years since my office as Minister of Education ended. […]

Gukurahundi cover-up fears in Kezi

The Standard By Nqobani Ndlovu 4th June 2017 Suspected human bones believed to be of victims of the Gukurahundi massacres discovered in Kezi, Matabeleland South last week were “hurriedly” reburied without any forensic analysis, raising questions that government is “hiding something”. Kezi is one of the areas that bore the brunt of the mass killings […]