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Community Expels Teachers From A Local School

Community Expels Teachers From A Local School

Five teachers at Ndangababi Primary School in Cross Dete, Hwange District, were expelled by parents and guardians after they were accused of being incompetent, disobeying orders, and disrespecting traditional and community authorities.

According to the Chronicle, the dismissed teachers were only named as Messrs N T Ngwenya, Maphosa, Ndaguta, Ms Sigauke, and Ms Chisiwa.

Parents and guardians said that the teachers seldom ever taught since they spent much of their time on personal concerns, with Ms Chisiwa reportedly spending time at the Cross Dete Business Center selling second-hand clothes.

Parents also expressed concern and blamed the teachers for the school’s pass percentage, which fell sharply from 21% four years ago to 5% last year.

Parents, traditional elders, members of the Dete Residents Association, and representatives from the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education all attended a meeting called by the school development committee last Friday.

The five instructors were given till Monday to depart the school after it was decided during the meeting that they should leave.

Officials from the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education told the meeting that the affected teachers will be transferred to other schools.

11 teachers were initially targeted, but the other survivors survived the chop after they apologized in public and the community apparently decided to give them another chance after.

It is said that Mr G. Ngwenya, the school’s head, had trouble keeping them under control and that the school development committee (SDC) found it difficult to carry out its tasks.

Last year, parents submitted a petition to the government, which Chief Dingane-Nelukoba approved. The community chose to resolve the issue on its own after the government took too long to address it.

Two school heads have left the school in the past 10 years after a fallout with the teachers.

Due to parents withdrawing their children from Ndangababi Primary School, the institution’s enrollment fell from 627 last year to 512 this term.

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20 Comments

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Well done parents


Bright 2 weeks ago

Iwe uda kuti adii hurumende isiri kubhadhara ukanzi Shanda usinga piwe Mari unobvuma her kwana

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Welldone chii, munhu ashande achipuhwa nzungu here, vabereki vanenge vachishandira mhuri dzavo teacher onzi ngaa shande bedzi asina mari pa**** ukunzwa.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Yesaya


Tagz 2 weeks ago

The right way to go about it


2 weeks ago

I blame the govt which is not addressing the concern of the teachers. Teachers have told govt that they are incapacitated but govt listen with a deaf ear. Those who seem to attend classes are just doing so for fear of being victimised


Teachers 2 weeks ago

USD200 is not enough we won't teach


2 weeks ago

Hanty pawakapinda basa waiti uchashanda Shanda hama


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Miles 2 weeks ago

I think this is a good move, thumps up to the parents. This is happening in many schools where teachers are no longer giving all they can to learners!


2 weeks ago

POVO yaramba.

Same same neZANU- haichadiwe. Ngaiende


2 weeks ago

How far with O level results


bozslady 2 weeks ago

Siya teaching uone kuti 200 irinane kkkkk people varikuhira peanuts wanzwa


2 weeks ago

Haaa kuenda kunotengesa kubhero aitobata more than 200 iyoyo ,200 for a family person is far much short off

joji 2 weeks ago

diaper 11usd,power 10usd,rent 90 usd 2 big roomswater 5usd,grocery 40usd chegumi 20usd, ummm ndipama 1 m a high xul agric teacher in town

@Joji 2 weeks ago

You will die of stress chief leave tht job

Ntaba 2 weeks ago

Well done parents


G Wagon 2 weeks ago

These teachers are ****s vaifanira kuteacher vana zvisirizvo ndokuti ma parents angware. 200 usd ishoma Dai vapihwa chero 350 usd Gvtmnt ngaasadaro apa malesson havadi vabereki ivava


cid 2 weeks ago

****ish parents pay ya teacher inongopinda but vana vavo time lost will never be recovered


2 weeks ago

Kana kudzidzisa kwakachipa malocals ngavadzidzise uye vabereki vadzidzise vana kumba. Unoona mubereki asina grade 7 achidzinga ticha hanzi haagone.. government iri kutonga inoda mavotes asi...


Bianca 1 week ago

Vakagona maparents ndomashoko angu haupedzeri shungu pafuture yemwana



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