Category: Examining the Examiner

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Oct2017

Meet the Marker

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In every examination the focus is on the Candidate and the results that they hope to get after sitting for the examinations. Today, we would like to take a closer look at the Examination Markers. Process of Selection Zimsec flights an advert in the local daily Newspapers inviting applications from people who ... Read More
October 30, 2017admin

30

Oct2017

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

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The introduction of Continuous Assessment in schools has created many questions and many are still unanswered. Today The Examiner would like to begin a series which will unravel some misconceptions about this model of education. Following the approval of the New Curriculum Framework, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education ... Read More
October 30, 2017admin

30

Oct2017
As another session of ZIMSEC Examinations draws near, there is an ever apparent air of ‘wait for it!’ as people wait to hear of some mishap or the other during the exams. Statistics and examples written in many articles about examinations misconduct are all fair and good to those who ... Read More
October 30, 2017admin

03

May2017
This week the Examiner would like to discuss the issue of malpractice in education and examinations with a particular focus on our own society, beliefs and culture. The first question we would like to answer is ‘What is Examination Malpractice?’. With the June examinations fast approaching, we would like the ... Read More
May 3, 2017admin

31

Mar2017

What’s Next?

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The June Examination Results and the question many candidates have is “what does it mean for me and my future?” Today we would like to examine the examiner and find out how the grading process occurs and how to interpret the grades. Last week we took a look at the marking ... Read More
March 31, 2017admin

24

Mar2017
School holidays are upon us and there is an apparent sigh of relief as parents rejoice at the end of school run and the students celebrate the much awaited days of rest and relaxation. End of term breaks are a time when students can clear their head, relax a little ... Read More
March 24, 2017admin

16

Mar2017

Fee Structures

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The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council is committed to being the centre for excellence with-in the Sub-Region and beyond in Quality Assessment in Education. Our commitment extends the parameters of the organisation to reach every stakeholder in professionalism and innovation. After a Cabinet decision in 2015, ZIMSEC came up with a ... Read More
March 16, 2017admin