The High Court in Harare yesterday called for an overhaul of the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council system with Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo calling for the firing of over the individuals responsible for leaking public examinations.
Justice Loice Matanda Moyo sitting with Justice Priscilla Munangati-Manongwa, said it was surprising that no firing was done at Zimsec. Said Justice Matanda-Moyo:
The whole system needs overhaul. Heads must roll. It is quite surprising that nothing is being done to the officials. This is a problem caused by officials at Zimsec. It cannot be business as usual.
Justice Munangati-Manongwa read minutes from Zimsec on the deliberations and recommendations made before the examination body ordered a resit of the examination. Officials seem to acknowledge being incompetent. Said Justice Munangati-Manongwa:
Going by this statement they are acknowledging bungling. They are found wanting. This has been acknowledged by the board members who then went on to suggest remedies to the matter.
The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) is an autonomous parastatal under the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education. ZIMSEC was setup as a result of the 1994, Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Act. Amoung other reasons, the examinations were localised to ensure the end of colonial... Read More About Zimbabwe School Examinations Council
The High Court of Zimbabwe is one of the Superior Courts of Zimbabwe. The High Court deals at first instance with all high value and high importance cases. It also has a supervisory jurisdiction over all subordinate courts and tribunals. Appeals from the High Court... Read More About High Court