The 2022 Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) Grade seven examinations are set to begin on Monday next week.
ZIMSEC public relations officer Nicky Dhlamini says it’s all systems go. Dhlamini told ZBC News:
As school examinations council we have finished all the preparations. We have also distributed the papers to their respective centers and this year we expect results to be out on time.
Schools which spoke to ZBC News said they were ready for the examinations.
Meanwhile, candidates who are writing Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations will begin their practicals on Monday next week, while written examinations will get underway next month.
In a related matter, President Emmerson Mnangagwa Monday told the United Nations that the government will progressively provide universal, free and compulsory basic education with effect from next year.
He made the remarks in a virtual presentation at the High-Level Summit on Transforming Education at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly.