Story of localisation statistically depicted
Brief Historical background of the Localisation of Examinations 1983: Cabinet decision to localise Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations.
1984: Training of first lot of markers (English Language, Mathematics, History, Geography, Biology) Why not Science? Already there was ZIMSCI).
1990: First localised O-Level examination written.
1994: Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Act (ZIMSEC ACT 1994/2001).
1995: Completion of the localisation of the Ordinary Level examination. Commencement of the Five Year. ACCREDITATION ARRANGEMENT.
October 1995: First ZIMSEC Board appointed.
Nov 1995: Birth of ZIMSEC under an Interim Director.
July 1, 1996: First substantive ZIMSEC Director appointed.
Nov 1, 1996: Former Examinations Branch staff joined ZIMSEC after abolition from the Public Service.
November 2002: First ZIMSEC A-Level Examination written.
2003: Completion of the Localisation of A-Level Examinations. Advantages of the nation of (having ZIMSEC) Localisation Indigenisation of the curriculum ensuring that education was made relevant to the socio-economic environment. In particular, teaching and assessment materials would be