Story of lo­cal­i­sa­tion sta­tis­ti­cally de­picted

Chronicle (Zimbabwe) - - Business Chronicle - Esau Nhan­dara

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

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