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Zimbabwe's public education system reforms: Successes and challenges


Gibbs Y. Kanyongo 
School of Education, Duquesne University 
kanyongog@duq.edu

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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to discuss Zimbabwe's public education system. First, the article provides a brief look at pre-independence education in Zimbabwe. Second, it discusses some of the reforms that took place in the Zimbabwe education system following independence. Third, it looks at the current structure of Zimbabwe's education system and fourth it discusses some of the successes and challenges faced by the education system within the context of the prevailing social, political and economic environment. 

Zimbabwe, education reforms, education system, education policy, examination system

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 Kanyongo, G.Y. (2005) Zimbabwe's public education system reforms: Successes and challenges. International Education Journal, 6 (1), 65-74.
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