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Manager lands post on fake O-Levels

25 August 2014 02:43:52 The Herald

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter Pick n Pay Kamfinsa customer service manager Tendai Muyambo, who worked for nine years after landing the post using a fake O-Level certificate, was last Friday fined US$100 for the offence. Muyambo (30) of No. 14 Mucherechese Road, Mufakose, pleaded guilty to fraud charges. She appeared before magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti, who...

Vice All News Time25 August 2014 02:43:52


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Five vocational subjects to be certified at Sec level

20 August 2014 11:20:13 timesofmalta.com

Five vocational subjects will be recognised by the Matsec board for the first time at Sec level from the new scholastic year, Education Minister Evarist Bartolo announced today. These subjects will be engineering, IT, agribusiness, health and social care, and hospitality. Mr Bartolo said that this would be among a host of changes which will come into force as from next month with the start of the next scholastic year. The education minister was speaking at the San Gwann Primary. He said that among other changes, Ethics was being introduced as a subject in primary and secondary schools. Accounts were being introduced as a subject in secondary school. There will also be a new Italian language programme. The new scholastic year would see the introduction of middle schools and this would be the second year in a six-year process for the introduction of co-ed in secondary schools. As previously announced, a number of literacy initiatives will be taken in primary schools. There will be an expanded Alternative Learning Programme for those taking up vocational subjects. There will be more career development and work exposure in the Personal and Social Development subject. He said the...

Vice All News Time20 August 2014 11:20:13


Zimbabwe: June O and A-Level Results Out

18 August 2014 09:41:27 AllAfrica News: Latest

June Ordinary and Advanced level results are out, two months after the candidates sat for the examinations, with some students applauding the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council for the early release of results.

Vice All News Time18 August 2014 09:41:27


June ‘O’, ‘A’ exams record lowest pass rate

14 August 2014 11:30:23 NewsDay Zimbabwe

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) “O” and “A” Level examination results for June this year are out. June ‘O’, ‘A’ exams record lowest pass rate : NewsDay Zimbabwe .

Vice All News Time14 August 2014 11:30:23


‘Vocational’ O levels to be introduced

02 August 2014 16:22:35 timesofmalta.com

Vocational subjects will be added to the list of O level topics for students who do not fit into the “Matsec funnel”, Education Minister Evarist Bartolo told Times of Malta. From the next scholastic year, fifth form students will be able to sit for O level exams in hospitality, engineering and social and community care to make school “more relevant”, he said. The Matsec examination board, which sets and grades exam papers, had been extended to include representatives from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology and the Institute of Tourism Studies, Mr Bartolo added. “Our biggest... This article is part of our premium content. Full story is available on Times of Malta Premium.

Vice All News Time02 August 2014 16:22:35


Significant turbulence in SEC results

17 July 2014 08:22:11 timesofmalta.com

The results obtained by students in the core subjects of SEC exams are further confirmation that all is not well with the management of our educational system. This does not bode well for the country’s future socio-economic prospects. Education Minister Evarist Bartolo outlined some disappointing SEC pass rates obtained by students this year. The statistics are very partial and may hide a much more turbulent situation that the headline figures indicate. Unfortunately, the benchmarks used to assess these results may not indicate sufficiently the extent of the underperformance of Maltese... This article is part of our premium content. Full story is available on Times of Malta Premium.

Vice All News Time17 July 2014 08:22:11


Govt to Overhaul Collation of O-Level Exam Results - Dokora

18 June 2014 10:25:18 WN.com - Africa News

Collation and tabulation of results for national examinations is set for a major overhaul after Government identified flaws in the way the results are presented. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Cde Lazarus Dokora said as part of the new regime, June examinations results, which have not been incorporated in the national pass rate tally, would now be considered to make results "more comprehensive and more meaningful"....

Vice All News Time18 June 2014 10:25:18


Govt to overhaul collation of O-Level exam results: Dokora

18 June 2014 03:25:11 The Herald

Tichaona Zindoga Senior Reporter collation and tabulation of results for national examinations is set for a major overhaul after Government identified flaws in the way the results are presented. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Cde Lazarus Dokora said as part of the new regime, June examinations results, which have not been incorporated in the national...

Vice All News Time18 June 2014 03:25:11


Alternative path for students with no O-levels

11 June 2014 13:42:51 timesofmalta.com

Students who leave school without O-levels will soon have the possibility to obtain certification at lower levels in a drive to tackle early school leavers. The current set up sees secondary students sit for SEC exams at the end of Form 5, that gives them the equivalent of Level 3 on the European qualifications system. Students who do not obtain the grades in their SEC exams end up with no qualification and have to undergo a foundation course if they want to enter post-secondary schooling at MCAST. Under the new strategy, an alternative path that certifies students at Level 1 and 2, will give students the chance to start MCAST courses at Level 3 without the need to undertake the foundation course. Education Minister Evarist Bartolo said the important thing was not to measure the number of students who start foundation courses but those who actually finish them and progress to other courses. He said the current rate of drop-outs was too high and the alternative path to obtain Level 1 and 2 certification would help fill in a gap in the system. This forms part of the strategic plan for the Prevention of Early School Leaving, released this afternoon by the educational...

Vice All News Time11 June 2014 13:42:51


HSBC: Results below last year's levels

19 May 2014 16:18:06 timesofmalta.com

HSBC Malta said today that its results between January 1 and May 19 were below the level achieved last year. In a statement to the stock exchange, the bank said it was operating against a backdrop of very challenging market conditions. The main factors impacting performance were margin compression, slow loan growth and a reduced contribution from the life insurance business, that in the comparative period in 2013 benefited from a significant one-off gain. The bank said it had seen a rise in operating expenses as a result of compliance investments and increased regulatory fees. However underlying expenses have been well controlled and significant work continues around streamlining the business for greater efficiencies. Loan impairments were up on 2013, as the prior year benefited from a number of recoveries, but lower than forecast. Mark Watkinson, director and chief executive Officer of HSBC Malta, said: “The European market remains very difficult and the low interest rate environment presents its own set of issues for an organisation such as ours. Nevertheless, we continue to build our business and invest in our franchise. The growth in the pipeline of commercial and retail...

Vice All News Time19 May 2014 16:18:06