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Occasional Papers

Occasional Paper, March  2019

Fictional history and history in fiction:  An Analysis of the sell-out trope in selected literary works studied in Zimbabwean high schools in the period 2012-2019. (Barbra C. Manyarara)

 Occasional Paper, December 2018

Language as a Means of Achieving Quality Education and Other Sustainable Development Goals in Africa (Eventhough Ndlovu & Theodorus Du Plessis)

Occasional Paper, November 2018

‘Lameckising the Dead’ As a Metaphor for Yvone Vera’s under the Tongue and Neshani Andreas’ Purple Violet of Oshaantu:  Implications for Teaching and Learning under the updated Zimbabwean Curriculum Framework 2015-2022. (Tendayi Dzinoreva & Rosemary Moyana)

 Occasional paper, November 2017

Leadership practices for Quality Management in Three Rural Primary Schools Awarded the secretary’s merit Award in Mashonaland provinces of Zimbabwe (Cleopas Chidakwa)

 Occasional paper, May 2017.

Teaching Environmental and Economic Consciousness in the English Language Classroom: A Concept of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). (Rosemary Moyana)

 Occasional paper, July 2016.

UZ@60: The Faculty of Education and Schemes of Association. (Rosemary Moyana).

 Occasional paper, December 2012

Pedagogical soundness of using found poetry to help students interact with and manipulate literary texts: An integrated approach. (Eric Nyoni and Rosemary Moyana)

 Occasional paper, December 2011

An assessment of the feasibility of adopting the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) business model by microfinance institutions in Zimbabwe. (Cathrine N. Tsikirayi and Tamirira Rushesha)

 Occasional paper, August 2011

The practicality and acceptability of using blended e-assessments as a summative measure of students  performance. (Hillary Sibindi).

 Occasional paper, July 2011

The Impact of current visa regime policy on tourism recovery and development in Zimbabwe (Dorothy  Zengeni).

Service quality in a public sector organization: A comparative analysis of perceptions of scouts and their internal and external customers. (Togara Warinda)

 Occasional paper, June 2011

Determinants of private investment: The case of Zimbabwe (1990-2008).(Petros Jecheche).

 Occasional paper, May 2011

The significance of hotel grading on service delivery in Zimbabwe (Blessing Muchenje).

 Occasional paper, March 2011

The role of the national tourism office in the protection of biodiversity on wildlife and the promotion of sustainable tourism in Zimbabwe. (Petros Jecheche).

 Occasional paper Number 9, November 2008

Chinese languages study methods: Audition and the human early stages in Africa.(Li Jing)

 Occasional paper Number 9, April 2008

An appraisal of the performance management system (PMS) in the education sector in Zimbabwe: A case study. (Augustine M. Tirivangana and Tendai Gondo)

Occasional paper Number 8, March 1995

Causes of girls’ academic underachievement: The influence of teachers’ attitudes and expectations on the academic performance of secondary school girls. (Rosemary Gordon)

Occasional paper Number 7, October 1994

A national longitudinal study of black high school graduates in Zimbabwe, the “class of 1971” preliminary results of a fifteen year tracer study.

Occasional paper Number 5, December 1989

An investigation of mathematical competencies attained by Form 1 pupils’ in Zimbabwe 1981. (L.M. Nyagura and G. Jaji)


 Working Paper Number 4, August 2011

Environment of International Business: AN Evaluation of the Global Strategies of a Multinational Banking Cooperation (J.T.M. Chikondo)

Working Paper Number 3, August 2011

International Financial Management: An Analysis of Economic, Transaction and Translation Exposure  and the use of Strategy. Financial Policy, Operational Decision, Internal and External Financial Techniques to deal with Foreign Exchange Risk Management. (J.T.M. Chikondo)


Working Paper Number 2, August 2011

The Future of Self Regulation of Accounting Standards Setting (J.T.M. Chikondo)

 Working Paper Number  1, August 2011

A Conceptual Framework of General Accounting Theory (J.T.M Chikondo)

Working paper Number 8, June 1991

Realms of citizenship education: concepts and perspectives. (C.T. Nziramasanga)

 Working paper Number 7, June 1991

Conceptual difficulties of applicants into the Zimbabwe science teacher training project (ZIMSTT) B.ED Chemistry programme. (D. Ajeyalemi, M. Koo; and P. M. Mashava)

 Working paper Number 6, December 1989

Complexity and collaboration in research on teaching and research on teacher education. (J. Schwille)

Working paper Number 5, November 1989

Global development by means of local involvement limits and prospects of a developmental pedagogy. (Heinrich Dauber)

Working paper Number 4, November 1989

Workers’ education: A reflection of theory and practice. (Meshack J. Matshazi)

Publications (HRRC)


Volume 31 Number 1, March 2019

  1. Re-Writing the Feminine Script: An Exploration of Women with Wings in ChiShona Literature Prescribed for Ordinary Level pupils (Beatrice Taringa1, Vitalis Nyawaranda2 & Levison Tatira3 )
  1. The Perceptions of School Heads and Teachers on External Supervision: A Case Study of Primary Schools in Epworth Suburb in Harare Province, Zimbabwe (Joyce Sipiwe Maphosa1, L. Madhlangobe2 & Thembinkosi Maphosa3)
  1. The Potential of Early Childhood Development Contributing towards National Healing and Reconciliation in Zimbabwe (Peter Kwaira)
  2. Effectiveness of Performance Lag Address Programme for Children with Learning Disabilities in Nyanga District Primary Schools (Webster Mashiri1& Bondai Beatrice2.)
  1. Father Absence and Anxiety Symptoms in Women: Findings from Masvingo Urban, Zimbabwe (Herbert Zirima1, Fred Zindi2 & Pilot Mudhovozi3)
  1. Education for Social Justice and Transformation: Experiences of Learners in Juvenile Reformatory Schools in Zimbabwe (Aretha Mwana Maposa & Lewis Madhlangobe)
  1. Barriers to the Use of ICT by Students on Teaching Practice: Student Teacher and Lecturer Input (Rosemary Ngara)


  1. Perceived Factors Influencing Low Enrolment in Physical Education for Senior School Certificate Examination in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State, Nigeria (Ibraheem T.O. & Ibraheem M.O.)

Volume 30 Number 3, November 2018

  1. Influence of Subject Specialization on Students’ Achievement in Kwara State, Nigeria (Foluke Nike Bolu-Steve).
  2. Clinical Supervision Model: Its Role in the Professional Development of Teachers in Zimbabwe (Stephen M. Mahere).
  3. Guidance and Counselling Needs for Student Teachers: A Case Study of One Teachers’ College in Zimbabwe (David Mutisi & Beatrice Bondai).
  4. Like Water Off a Duck’s Back: Interrogating the Mentoring Practices in the University of Zimbabwe Post-Graduate Teacher Training Programme (Morrin Phiri, Manasa M. Mudondo & Godfrey Museka).
  5. Linking Physics Concepts to Everyday Life at Advanced Level: Value, Concerns and Practice (Simbarshe Munikswa & Gherda J. Ferreira).
  6. Opportunities and Challenges of New Technology Integration in the high School Curriculum in Gweru Urban, Zimbabwe (Jeofrey Mtemeri & Herbert Zirima).
  7. Implementing Online Marking at Tertiary Level: Lecturer’s Reactions (Rosemary Ngara).
  8. Curriculum Reform: The Exclusive Advanced Level Divinity vis-a-vis the Inclusive Updated Family and Religious Studies (Francis Machingura & Memory Hwaire).
  9. Positioning Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Zimbabwe: An Exploration of Trainers’ Perspectives (Carren Pindiriri, Albert Makochekanwa & Joberg Mahuyu).


Volume 30 Number 2, July 2018

  • Resilience Pathways for Schooling Reunified former Street (Samson Mhizha, Patrick Chiroro & Tinashe Muromo).
  • Right to Education Index: Promoting the Right to Education in Zimbabwe (Maxwell Rafomoyo & Liberty Matsive).
  • The Education and Care of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders in Harare – Zimbabwe (Maxwell Rafomoyo & Liberty Matsive).
  • A Case Study of Teachers’ Perceptions of Inclusive Education in Selected Primary Schools in Reigate District Bulawayo Zimbabwe (Sisasenkosi Moyo & Francis Muchenje).
  • Antecedent Factors of Pre-service Teachers’ Attitudes towards Children with Disabilities in Zimbabwe (M. Chitiyo, M. Park., G. Chitiyo, R. Makoni, C. Huh, C.G. Dzenga & J. Chitiyo).
  • Factors Militating Participation in Recreational Activities among University Students in Kwara Stage, Nigeria (Tajudeen O. Ibraheem & Abdulrazaq Ambali).
  • Hope or Despair: Mooting the Situation of Children Learning in Satellite Schools in Binga District, Zimbabwe (Taruvinga Muzingili, Willard Muntanga & Maxwell Mushamunda).
  • Test tyepes and University Students’ Performance in Mathematics 100 (Deborah O. Tobih).

Volume 30 Number 1, March 2018

Special Issue: Unpacking the New Curriculum

  • Foreign Language Teaching and Learning in Primary and Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe: Policy, Practice and Limitations (Eventhough Ndlovu).
  • Zimbabwean Teacher’s Concerns Regarding the Implementation of the New Curriculum (Fred Zindi).
  • Curriculum Review Process in the Context of ZIMASSET: Possible Linkages with the CIET Provisions (C. T. Nziramasanga).
  • Celebrating the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Curriculum Framework for Zimbabwe (2015-2022) (Ngoni Makuvaza).
  • Possibilities for enhancing Efficacy in the Current Curriculum Review Exercise through Curriculum Analysis (O.E. Maravanyika).
  • A Requiem Too Soon or landing Strand Too Far? Teacher-centred Pedagogy Versus Teaching for Critical Thinking in the Zimbabwe Curriculum Framework 2015-2022 (Manase Munashe Madondo).
  • Promoting Sustainable Development through the New/ Revised Design and Technology Curriculum in Zimbabwe: With Specific Reference to Food Security (Peter Kwaira).
  • Analysis of the Status of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education in Zimbabwean Secondary Schools: Access, Quality, Policy (Crispen Bhukuvhani).
  • Rethinking Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the Context of the New curriculum Framework for Primary and Secondary Education 2015-2020 in Zimbabwe (Charles Muchemwa Nherera).
  • Classroom Implementation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Learning and Instruction: A Paradigmatic Shift (David Mtetwa).

Volume 29 Number 3, November 2017

1      Views of Zimbabwean Parents of Children with Autism apropos of the Process of Diagnosis and Access to Services (Morgan Chitiyo, Waganesh Zeleke, Anrnold Mutemeri, Chaidamoyo G. Dzenga, Siddiq Ahmed Siddiq & Xiaohan Chen).

  • Factors Responsible for Student’s Involvement in Internet Fraud as Expressed by Tertiary Institution Students in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State, Nigeria (Mary O. Esere, Adetoun O. Idowu, Betty-Ruth Iruloh, Abiola T. Durosanya & John O. Okunlola).
  • Measuring Student Satisfaction in Higher and Tertiary Education: A Case of One Polytechnic in Zimbabwe (Taremba Chirigo, Joe Phaeton Mukaro & Tinofirei Chirikure).
  • Lecturer Induction Programmes: A Case Study of Midlands State University and Zimbabwe Open University in the City of Gweru, Zimbabwe (Rosemary Ngara & Veronica Makuvaro).
  • Evaluation of the Level of ICT Integration in Sciences Subjects at the Namibian College of Open Learning (E.N. Ngololo, S.M. Lipinge & Ndeshimona Laina Afunde).
  • ‘Standard Shona’ Approach to Teaching ChiShona Abandoned Or Just a Slogan of Hope? A Longitudinal Study of Five Provinces in Zimbabwe (Ephraim Mashayamombe).
  • Unraveling the Educational Conundrums of Children Learning in Zimbabwe’s Resettlement Areas (Taruvinga Muzingili, Muchinako, G.A. & Nompilo Loice Shava).
  • Towards a Paradigm Shift in Educational Research: A Case of Postcolonial Theory (Gamuchirai Tsitsi Ndamba).

Volume 29 Number 2, July 2017

  1. A Comparative Analysis of the Procedure Employed in Item Generation and Establishing Reliability in Selected Nigerian and Non-Nigerian Educational and Psychological Tests (Temitope Babatimekin & Abiodun Faleye).
  2. Parents’ Perceptions of HIV and AIDS Education among their Children in Secondary Schools in Masvingo Urban, Zimbabwe (Regis Chireshe & Excellent Chireshe).
  3. A Study of the Need to Establish a Market-oriented Culture in Educational Institutions in Zimbabwe (Stephen M. Mahere).
  4. Gender Differences in Student’s Perceptions of School Guidance and Counselling Services in Mberengwa District, Zimbabwe (Elliot Nkoma, Herbert Zirima, Pilot Mudhovozi & Connius Zhou).
  5. Institutionalisation Equated to Life in Purgatory: A Focus on Perceptions of Persons with Intellectual Impairments in Selected Centres, Zimbabwe (Phillipa Mutswanga).
  6. Sustained School Improvement: A Case of How School Leaders Strategize for School Improvement in Zimbabwean Primary Schools (Lewis Madhlangobe)
  7. Relationship between Motivation and Academic Performance of Undergraduate Students of College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana (Emma Dawson-Brew & Eric Nyarko-Sampson)
  8. Glocalisation: Examining the Globalisation of the Curriculum Change Nexus in the Zimbabwean and Southern African Context (Manasa M. Madondo)

Volume 29 Number 1, March 2017

  1. Administrative Task Performance by Heads of Senior High Schools in Ghana: The “Organising” Perspective (Vera Rosemary Ankoma-Sey)
  2. Tertiary Students’ Perceptions of Educational Field Trips (Herbert Zirima, Zivanai Samson, Sanganai Kasinamunhu, Emmanuel Maziti & Herbert Chikukwa).
  3. Perception and Patronage of Aphrodisiacs among Male Students in University of Cape Coast: Implications for Counselling in Higher Educational Institutions (Erik Nyarko-Sampson, Kyeremeh Tawiah Dabone & Evelyn Esi Brenya).
  4. Mentoring Model for Lecturer’ Research Skills Development: Case of a University in Zimbabwe (Emmanuel Chinamasa & Tintswalo Vivian Manyike)
  5. Investigating the Extent of Compliance Practices of School Principals in the Teaching of Basic Information Science (BIS) in Namibian Schools: A Case Study of Otjozondjupa Region (Tonderayi W. Chanakira & Mazinza M. Ndala).
  6. The ‘Facebook’ Decade: A Review of Scholarly Literature on Adolescents and Youths’ Use of Social Networking Sites in Zimbabwe in the Period 2006-2016 (Barbra C. Manyarara & Gilbert Chichewo)
  7. Causes of Dropouts among CAMFED Bursary Supported School Girls in Chirozva School Cluster, Buhera District of Manicaland Province (Zimbabwe) (W. Chikwature, v. Oyedele & G. Baswi).
  8. Ethics in Doctoral Studies: Reflections and Refractions from an Experiential Journey (Joyce Tafirenyika)

Volume 28 Number 3, November 2016

  1. Efficacy of the Principal Components Analysis Techniques Using Simulation Data and the Associated Pedagogical Implications (Gibbs Y. Kanyongo).
  2. Participatory Research as a Means of Greening the Curriculum: The Case of a Bachelor of Education Degree Programme at the University of Zimbabwe (Peter Kwaira).
  3. Ramifications of Absent Parenting on School-going Children in Masvingo Urban (Herbert Zirima & Jeofrey Mtemeri).
  4. Efficacy of Self-Instructional Talk and Multicomponent Techniques in Reducing Occupational Stress among Teachers in Command Schools in Nigeria (Mogbekeloluwa Fakokunde, Adetoun O. Idowu & Mary Esere).
  5. Teachers’ Perception of their Role in the Classroom, School and Society in Harare Metropolitan Province of Zimbabwe (Stephen M. Mahere).
  6. Patterns Characterising the Teaching and Learning Practices of Religious Education in Zimbabwean Secondary Schools (Vengesai Chimininge & Jennifar Chikasha).
  7. The Relationship between Student Performance in a First Year Agriculture Course and Pass at Advanced Level: The Case of Plant Biology at the University of Zimbabwe (Susan Jane Richardson-Kageler).
  8. Measuring Student Teachers’ Attitude and Intention toward Cell Phone Use for Learning in Nigeria (Ahmed Tajudeen Shittu, Ampsa Isiaka Gambari, Raheem Adaramaja Shehu & Olarere Waheed Raji).

Volume 28 Number 2, July 2016

  1. Personal Experiences of Hearing-impaired People in Higher Education in Zimbabwe (Tsitsi Chataika).
  2. Philosophy, Disability and Marginality in University Education: The Plight of the Hearing-impaired and Speech-impaired Students at the University of Zimbabwe (Fainos Mangena).
  3. Towards a User Friendly Library for Students with Disabilities: Opportunities and Challenges at Teachers’ Colleges in Zimbabwe (Adam L. Luthuli, Oglady Ncube, Mlungisi Moyo & Vuyiswa Sandra Nyathi).
  4. Accessibility to Sporting Activities by Mainstreamed Students with Visual Impairment in Schools in
    Bulawayo Metropolitan Province (Jane Stobekile Zirobwa & Raphael Dube).
  5. Inclusivity of Technical Education in the Context of Teacher Education in Zimbabwe (Florence Sebele, Mulungisi Moyo & Nodumo Ncube).
  6. Curriculum Provisions for Children with Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools in Bulawayo (Sylvia Tonhoma, Tasara Makombe & Rebecca Ncube).
  7. Strategies Used by Primary School Teachers to Manage Dyslex in Mainstream Classes (Chengeto Chipunza & Joyce Tafirenyika).
  8. Teaching Logic at the University of Zimbabwe: Challenges for Lecturers and the Visually Impaired Students (Fainos Mangena & Clive T. Zimunya).

Volume 28 Number 1, March 2016

  1. Appraising Capacity Building among Engineering Students in Selected Universities in Southwestern Nigeria (Olonade, Kolawole Adisa & Balogun, Adedoyin Usman).
  2. Factors affecting School Completion by the Girl-child in Binga Rural District, Zimbabwe (Taruvinga Muzingii & G.A. Muchinako).
  3. Gilr-Child Education in Nigeria. Issues and Implications on National Development (Joseph A. Oluyemi & Muhammed A. Yinusa).
  4. Challenges Facing Student Affairs Practitioners in Zimbabwe Universities: The Call for a Higher Education Meta-Normative Framework (Munyaradzi Madambi & Fainos Mangena).
  5. Health Implications of Internet Addiction among In-School Adolescents in Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria (Iyanda, Adisa Bolaji & Akintaro, Opeyemi Akimpelu).
  6. Contextualizing: Teaching Estimation to Grade Five and Six learners Using Maize Crop (Calisto Majengwa)
  7. Factors that Determine the Use of the Counselling Centre by Students of a Nigerian Institution of Higher Learning (Bolu-Steve, F.N. & Ogungbade, O.K.)

Volume 27 Number 3, November 2015

  1. Engineering Education in Zimbabwe from Antiquity to the Present (D. J. Simbi).
  2. The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Development: Implications on Design and Technology Education in Zimbabwe (Peter Kwaira).
  3. Co-incidence of Collusion: An Analysis of the Relationship between the Proposal to Ban the Use of Contraceptives and Lowering the Age of Consent in Zimbabwe (Barbra C. Manyarara).
  4. Navigating New Horizons: An Analysis of Factors that Influence Computer Literacy among Undergraduate Students (Herbert Zirima, Takupiwa Nyanga & Pr iscilla Zirima).
  5. School Head Leadership Style and its Perceived Influence on Teachers’ Performance in Bikita District Rural Secondary Schools of Masvingo Province (V.I. Oyedele, Chapwanya & D.J. Fonnah)
  6. An Anatomy of Curriculum Innovation Failure: The Case of Political Economy in Zimbabwe Secondary School Sector (Manasa M. Madondo).
  7. Primary School Composite Class Teaching and Learning Mode: Views of Some Stakeholders (Nyaradzo Machemedze & Emmanuel Chinamasa)
  8. Liberating Africa’s Future Generations from the Myth of Redemptive Violence through Peace Education (Oswell Namasasu, Venesencia Mupfururirwa & Anna Mupawaenda).

Volume 27 Number 2, July 2015

  1. The African University in the 21st Century: The Quest for Self-Financing in the Zimbabwe Open University (Kuzvinetsa P. Dzvimbo).
  2. The Future of Higher Education in Zimbabwe: A Constantly Moving Target (Primrose Kurasha).
  3. The Rising Demand for Higher Education: The Case of Women’s University in Africa (Charles Muchemwa Nherera).
  4. Private Universities in Zimbabwe: The Case of Africa University (Rukudzo Murapa).
  5. Enhancing Africa’s Renewal through Internationalization of Higher Education: A Review of Management Strategies and Issues (Wiseman Magwa).
  6. Celebrating 60 Years of University Expansion in Zimbabwe (Fred Zindi).
  7. A Review of Impediments to Women’s Representation and Participation in University Leadership (Ellen Farisayi Zvobgo).
  8. A Study of the Right of Learners and Teachers to Quality Public Education in Zimbabwe (Stephen M. Mahere).

 Volume 27 Number 1, March 2015

  1. Experiential Approach to Teaching Statistics and Research Methods (Fred Zindi & Cribert Munetsi)
  2. Effectiveness of the Gender Policies in the Promotion of Women Leaders in Universities: A Case of Midlands State University, Zimbabwe (Ellen Farisayi Zvobgo).
  3. Up-Side-Down (Dyakodo) Teaching and Learning Method of Mathematics (Calisto Majengwa).
  4. Nutrition, Health and Safety in Early Childhood Development Programmes in Selected Harare Primary School in Zimbabwe (Tendai Chikutuma).
  5. An Evaluation of Guidance and Counselling Services Offered to Students in Gwanda Urban and Peri-Urban Secondary Schools (Itayi Samanyanga & Dingindwawo Ncube).
  6. The Integration of Instructional Technology by Teacher Educators at a State University in Zimbabwe: Are They Leading by Example? (Lockias Chitanana).
  7. The Multi-Faith Approach Gap in Light of the Zimbabwe Junior Secondary and ‘O’ Level Religious Studies Syllabi (Francis Machingura & Future Mugebe).
  8. Mainstreaming English Language, Mathematics and Science in Zimbabwe: Some Ethical Challenges (Fainos Mangena).

 Volume 26 Number 3, November 2014

  1. Strategies for Teaching and Managing Large Classes in University. (Emmanual O. Adu, Anass Bayaga & Adeyinka Tella)
  2. A Comparative Study on the Influence of Formal (School) Career Guidance and Non-Formal (Parents) Career Guidance on Secondary School Students’ Career Decisions in Zimbabwe. (Constance Chifamba).
  3. A Study of Mental Health Requirements among Adolescent School Pupils in Chiredzi District, Masvingo Provinc (Charles Dziro)
  4. A Study of Ethics and Professionalism in Zimbabwe’s Education System. (Stephen M. Mahere).
  5. Challenges and Opportunities of the Postcolonial State University Education in Africa: An Appraisal of Hunhu/ Ubuntu in National-Moral Development in Zimbabwe. (Gift Masengwe & Francis Machingura).
  6. Views on Race and Gender in Roman Catholic Girl’s Education: A Case study of Embakwe ‘Coloured’ School Experiment, 1992-1965. (Barbara Mahamba).
  7. Implications of the Portrayal of Women in Shona Proverbs for Gender Sensitive Teaching and Learning of ChiShona. (Beatrice Taringa).
  8. Gender Effect on the Performance of Junior Secondary School Students in Mathematics: A Case Study of Schools in Ibadan Municipal. ( O Tobih. J. E. Tobih & O. A. Akintaro).

 Volume 26 Number 2, July 2014

  1. Cultivating Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) in In-Service Science Teachers: Addressing Deficiencies of ‘Teaching as Taught’ (Shanah Mompoloki Suping)
  2. Qualitative and Quantitative Paradigms: Intimate Lovers or Distant Cousins? ( Nyawaranda).
  3. Influence of Indigenous Language on the Master of Scientific Concepts and Vocabulary: A Review and Analysis of the Literature (Stuart Greenhalgh and Overson Shumba)
  4. Technical and Vocational Education for Zimbabwe’s Rural Development: Issues of Concerns (Washington Mbizvo).
  5. Implications of Socio-cultural Research Findings for Science Education Reform in Non-Western Developing Countries (Overson Shumba).
  6. On Education and Training Appropriate Information Technology for Developing Societies (F.S Mhlanga).
  7. Vocationalisation of Secondary Education in Zimbabwe: An Examination of Current Policies, Options and Strategies for the 21st Century (Charles M. Nherera).
  8. Prospects for Technical Education Contributing Towards the Development of Early Childhood Education/ Development in Zimbabwe (Peter Kwaira).

   Volume 26 Number 1, March 2014

  1. Psychological Variables as Correlate of Student’s Academic Achievement in Secondary School Economics in Oyo State, Nigeria (O. Adu & T. Oshati)
  2. Differences among Age, Gender and School Factors in Ghanaian Senior Secondary School Students’ Aspirations for Entrepreneurial Careers (Joshua A. Omotosho & Eric Nyarko-Sampson).
  3. Theory-practice Dichotomy in Mathematics Teacher Education: An Analysis of Practicum Supervision Practices at One Teacher Training College in Zimbabwe (Michael Kainose Mholo).
  4. Analysis of Students’ Errors on Linear Programming at Secondary School Level: Implications for Instruction ( Chinamasa, V. Nhamburo & M. Sithole).
  5. The Impact of computer-Assisted Instruction on Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Geography ( Oyedele, D. Munasirei, Y. Oyedele & S. Chikwara).
  6. Problems Associated with Corporal Punishment as Perceived by Secondary School Students in Ilorin, Nigeria (F.N. Bolu-steve, M.C. Ogwokhademhe & M.A Abejirin).
  7. Social Media and the Moral Development of Adolescent Pupils: Soulmates and Antagonists? (Godfrey Museka & Nisbert Taringa).
  8. The Social Reporductiive Role of Chirsitan Missionary Education in Apartheid South Africa; Evidence from History and Research (Aaron Ruvhudzulo & Tawanda Runhare).

Volume 25 Number 3, November 2013

  1. Lecturers Publishing Students’ Research: An Authorship Policy Gap ( Chinamasa)
  2. A Tracer Study of Home Economics Graduates in Botswana: A Case of the University of Botswana ( S. Nyepi, F.M. Mthombeni, S. E. O. Mahgoub, D. Dumba and D. Mothobi).
  3. Factors Influencing Student Nurses’ Performance in the Final Practical Examination at Gweru School of Nursing (M. Gumbo and E. Chinamasa).
  4. An Exploratory Study on the School Related Challenges Faced by Street Children in Harare ( Mhizha and T. Muromo)
  5. Challenges to Quality Primary and Secondary Education in Uganda ( Mugagga-Muwagga, N. Itaaga and W. S. Wafula)
  6. Managing Vandalism in Day Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe ( Chinamasa)
  7. The Paradigm for Effective School Supervision in Secondary Schools in Nigeria ( S. Okoroma)
  8. Variability in the Second Language Acquisition of Verb Morphology by Shona Speakers of English: A Developmental Analysis ( Mlambo)

Volume 25 Number 2, July 2013

  1. Towards the Development of African Psychometric Tests ( Zindi)
  2. Determinants of School Attendance among Children with Disability in Zimbabwe and Implication on Disability Policy (K. Nyikahadzoi, B. K. Chikwaiwa and E. Mtetwa)
  3. HIV and AIDS Awareness among Children with Mental Retardation in Masvingo Urban: A Teacher’s Viewpoint ( E. Dakwa, A Manyowa, A.G.Q. Bhebe, R. Chireshe and E. N. Rutondoki)
  4. Inclusion or Integration: Towards Conceptual Clarity in the Provision of Special Needs Education in Zimbabwe ( Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru)
  5. The Missing Link in the Medium of Instruction Controversy: Voices of Pupils and Teachers ( Phiri, D. Kaguda and D. Mabhena)
  6. Peace and Conflict in Zimbabwe – A Call for Peace Education (A Contribution to the Constitution Making Process) (N. Makuvaza)
  7. Female Leadership Dilemmas in Primary Schools: A Case Study of Five Primary Schools in Harare Province (Zimbabwe) ( Mapolisa, E. Mhlanga, N. C. Madiyire and Z. Chimbwadzwa)
  8. Computer Assisted Assessment and the Role it Plays in Educational Decision Making and Educational Justice: A Case Study of a Teacher Training College in Zimbabwe ( K. Mhlolo)

Volume 25 Number 1, March 2013

  1. Towards Achieving Gender Equality and Equity in the Provision of Education to the Girl Child in Selected Secondary Schools in Gwanda District ( Ncube)
  2. The Prophylactics Debate: Is Unhu/ Ubuntu an Alternative for Zimbabwe? ( Museka, M. Phiri, D. Kaguda and B. C. Manyarara)
  3. Popular Misconceptions of Entrepreneurship Education in a Higher Education Institution in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria ( Olele and C. Uche)
  4. An assessment of the Vacation School Conduct: Stakeholders’ Views ( Munikwa and E. Chinamasa)
  5. An Evaluation of How Students Learn to Write Research Proposals: A Case Study of the Master of Education Students in the Faculty of Education, University of Zimbabwe ( Phiri)
  6. Crafting Dialogue in High School Theatre: An Analysis on Approaches and their Implications

(N. Chivandikwa)

  1. Striving to Achieve Gender Equity in Education: A Zimbabwean Experience – Successes and Challenges

(O Chabaya and E.S. Gudhlanga)

Volume 24 Number 3, November 2012

  1. Factors affecting ICT Policy implementation in rural Namibian schools. ( Ndeukumwa Ngololo)
  2. Exploring the extent and developmental pattern of luing among children. (D. Mushoriwa)
  3. Students Perceptions on the effectiveness and Advantages of the Online Distance Electronic Learning Methodology over the traditional Face to Face Learning Methodology , “Two Years On.” (F.Ruparanganda, K. Mukund and G. Munjoma)
  4. The extent of the Application of the Constuctivist Perspective in the Teaching and Learning of Biology at O’ Level. (F. Ruparangada)
  5. Views of Postgraduate Distance Education Students on the Effectiveness of the Seminar Presentation Paper Tutorial as an Instructional Mode. ( Chidakwa and W. Jonga)
  6. Condoms in Schools: Is Unhu / Ubuntu an Alternative for zimbabwe. (G. Museka, D. Kaguda, B. C. Manyarara and M. Phiri)
  7. An Analysis of the Level of Participation in Sort By Learners with Disabilities in Inclusive settings. ( Mudyahoto)
  8. Substance abuse by rural high school students: A case study of one high school in Mutasa District situated in rural Zimbabwe. ( C. Dziro and T. Makaruse)

 Volume 24 Number 2, November 2012

  1. Technology application in Primary Schools: Stakeholders views on the use of calculators in Chinhoyi Urban. ( Chinamasa)
  2. Teacher Evaluation by Pupils: Case of O’ Level Mathematics Student – Teachers in Bulawayo Urban. ( Chinamasa)
  3. Factors contributing to teacher truancy in two Secondary Schools in Bulawayo. ( Chinamasa, M. Dzinotizeyi and M. Sithole)
  4. The Relevance of O’Level Mathematics in Nursing: A Survey of Practicing Nurses Experiences in Zimbabwe. (M. Kuneka and E. Chinamasa)
  5. Secondary School Teachers ‘and Pupils’ Views on the use of Mathematics Textbooks with Answers in Mazowe District. (L. Maregere, E. Chinamsa and N. Hlenga)
  6. Factors affecting Lecturer Research Output in New Universities in Zimbabwe. ( Chinamasa)
  7. Examinations Question Specialised Marking : A Quantitative Analysis of Inter-marker Reliability Mode at Chinhoyi University of Technology. ( Chinamasa and C. Munetsi)
  8. Computation errors on measures of central Tendency by Masters Students: Implications for Andragogy. ( Chinamasa and C. Munetsi)
  9. Technology Utilisation: A survey of computer literacy levels among Heath Personnel at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital. ( Madya and E. Chinamasa)

Volume 24 Number 1, November 2012

  1. A Survey of the Purpose of extra Classes provided in Primary Schools of Harare Province and their Implications on the Quality of Education. (C. Chidakwa and S.R. Chitekuteku)
  2. Language and Gender: Implications on the Development of Female Self Concept in Zimbabwe. (Beatrice Bondai, Ruth Gora and Francis Muchenje)
  3. The Religious Dimension to Intercultural, Values and Citizenship Education: A cal for Methodological Re-Consideration in Zimbawe’s Religious Education Curriculum.(Godfrey Museka)
  4. An Evaluation of the Mushrooming of new ‘Independent Colleges’ in Zimbabwe with Special Emphasis on the Education of the Urban Child, 2000-2009. (K. Tichagwa)
  5. Towards a Citizenship Education for Zimbabwe. (P.J. Mavhunga, N. Moyo and  H. Chinyani)
  6. Milticulturalism and Pedagogical Electicism: Towards a Paradigm Shift in Zimbabwea Music Education.

 (Tendai Muparutsa )

 Volume 23 Number 3, November 2011

  1. Tertiary Education and Gender Disparities in a Dollarised Economy: A Case study of the Faculty of Social Studies at the University of Zimbabwe. (Tichaona Zivengwa, Fanuel Hazvina and Nobuhle Maphosa)
  2. Evaluation of Barriers to the integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematicsin Zimbabwe's secondary schools. (Fred Zindi and Fenton Ruparanganda)
  3. Student Teacher perceptions of the Role of classroom mentors on Attachment Teaching practice: The case at Morgan Zintec College. (MAnuel Rwodzi, FRancis Muchenje and Beatrice Bondai)
  4. The Impact of water shortages on educational delivery in selected schools in Harare East District. (Mavis Rufaro Chikoore and John Bowora).
  5. Organisation, Qulaity and Challenges in the B.Ed Technical Education Degree Industrial Attachment Course, University of Zimbabwe. (Misozi Chiweshe, Emily Motsi and Xavier Edziwa).
  6. An Evaluation of the "New History" Phenomenon. (Torerayi Moyo and Stanzia Moyo).
  7. Teaching Science througn Science Technology and Society (STS) lens in Zimbabwean High Schools: Opportunities and Constrains. (Raviro Kasembe).

Volume 23 Number 2, July 2011

Special Issue.

  1. Emerging perspectives in teaching practice external examining in the University of Zimbabwe scheme Association. (Phebion Kangai and Attwell Mamvuto)
  2. Bullying behaviour among secondary school students in the Benin Metropolis of Nigeria. (Oyaziwo Aluede and Samuel Adeleke Fajoju)
  3. Interogation of the relationship between the qualitative research and action research: The Masvingo quality education project experience 2005 -2008.
  4. An investigation into the extent of gender resonsiveness of the student accomodation environment and policy at Midlands State University, Zimbabwe. (Efritha Chauraya).
  5. Marginalisation of the marginalised: Plight of children with disabilitie. (Alice Kuyayama)
  6. The impact of teacher incentives in boosting teacher morale in Zimbabwean primary schools: A case study of selected schools in Chinhoyi Urban.(Pedzisai Goronga, Francis Muchenje and Beatrice Bondai)
  7. Secondary school Wood Technology Graduates: What have industrialists to say?: A case study of furniture manufacturing industries in Southerton Heavy Industrial Area in Harare. (Henry Matienga)
  8. Francis Chumachawazungu, The significance of human earthly life: A course in spiritual awakening and character development, 2010. (Reviewed by G. Museka)

Volume 23 Number 1, March 2011

  1. 'Against all odds' the academic 'brain drain' and the 'walking dead' in Zimbabwe before the government of national unity. (Munyaradzi Mushonga and Munyaradzi Nyakudya)
  2. Modernity and Imperialism in African writing and their implications on pedagogy. (Edwin Mhandu).
  3. Interactive teaching methods in national and strategic studies in teacher training colleges: Defeating the myopia of patriotic history and political expediency. (Munyaradzi Nyakudya)
  4. Resurrecting the teaching of classics in Zimbabwe's secondary schools: The imperative for a new paradigm in Zimbabwe's education approach. (Obert Bernard Mlambo)
  5. Ideal socio-political education for nation bulding in a multi-ethnic society. (Isaiah Munyiswa)
  6. Delineating structural and ethical shades of sports administration in Zimbabwe: A case study of Mashonaland Central's rural schools. (Fainos Mangena).

Volume 22 Number 3, November 2010

  1. The official language in education policy and its implementation at infant school level in Zimbabwe (Gamuchirai Tsitsi Ndamba).
  2. An analysis of Body and Sensory Perception: Conceptual Metaphors in English and Shona. (Dr Isaac Machakanja).
  3. Continuous assessment of pupils' 'O' Level design project work in Technical subjects in secondary schools in Zimbabwe. (Fredreck Chinyemba, Andrew Muzinda, Barbra Nhemachena and Emily Motsi)
  4. A case for teaching development philosophy to science and engineering undergraduates in Zimbabwe's state Universities. (Shadreck T. Mandiopera).
  5. Cry, the beloved profession: A study of short-text messages service (smss) on the teaching profession. (Nyoni Mika, Nyoni Tsitsi and Tavuya Jinga)
  6. Sustainable outsourcing of students catering service at institutions of higher learning in Harare during the hyper inflationary period : 2003-2008. (Miriam Mbasera)
  7. Customary law of inheritance in taditional Ndebele families as depicted in selected Ndebele works of Art. (Bhebhe Cordial, Bhala Timothy, Kadodo Webster and Sithole Nicholus)
  8. Philosophical reflections on the Nziramasanga commission on education and training of 1999 with special reference to Chapter 4 Hunhu / Ubuntu (holistic) education. (Ngoni Makuvaza).

Volume 22 Number 2, July 2010

  1. The Forgotten Women: A Case study of Reproductive Health Issues Among Women Living with Disabilities and Educational Implications in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Rosewitta Murutare, Stanzia Moyo, Peter Mujuru and Torerayi Moyo)
  2. Teachers' perceptions on the effectiveness of women Leadership in Mutare District Schools. (Viola Oyedele, Attwell Mamvuto and L. Nhiwatiwa).
  3. Theatre Education and Gender Equity: Possibilities for the Millenium. (Nehemiah Chivandikwa, Doricah Mhako-Mutonhodzi and Kudakwashe Sambo).
  4. Children's Literature, Child Engineering and the search for an ennobling gender paradigm. (Itai Muhwati, Tavengwa Gwekwerere and Zifikile Gambahaya).
  1. Role of gender in the teaching and learning of Home Economics: A case in MasvingoPeri-Urban. (Lillian Manwa ans Emily Motsi).
  2. Incestous child sexual abuse in Shona society: Implications on the Educational achievements of the girl child. (Molly Manyonganise and Godfrey Museka).

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  1. Preferences of contexts for learning mathematics expressed by students in rural secondary school environments of Zimbabwe. (Zakaria Ndemo and Dr David J. Mtetwa)
  2. Vygotsky’s co-construction principles: Bright children as teachers in Zimbabwean infant school. (Roswitta Gatsi and Professor Chipo Dyanda)
  3. An assessment of teachers’ concern, teachers’ level of use and the support they are given in the implementation of the primary school environmental science curriculum in Zimbabwe: A Case study of Shurugwi District. (Saiden Tondhlana)
  4. Traditional medicine and traditional religion should be included in the school curriculum in Zimbabwe? (T.C Kazembe)
  5. The use of Shona as a medium of instruction in the first three grades of primary school in a Tonga speaking community: parents’ and teachers perceptions. (Ruth Gora, George Mavunga, Bertha Muringani and Phebion Waniwa.)
  6. Exploring factors affecting performance of Bachelor of Education (Educational Administration, Planning and Policy Studies) Students in educational Statistics: A case study of Zimbabwe Open University, Mashonaland West Region.(Emmanuel Chinamasa)
  7. Changing the face of teaching: A case for reflective teaching.(Webster Kadodo)
  8. Theorising practice and practicing theory in University theatre design courses: The case of two Zimbabwean State Universities. (Nehemiah Chivandikwa.)

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  1. Stultifying gender binaries in HIV and AIDS related novelistic discourse: Implications for gender education. (Itai Muhwati)
  2. An analysis of technical and vocational education policy growth and development in the United States of America, The United Kingdom and Africa. ( Munyaradzi Alexander Zengeya)
  3. Towards sustainable urban organic agriculture and food security in Zimbabwe: A comparative study of urban low and high density suburbs of Mabelreign-Marlborough –Westgate and Mabvuku-Tafara, Harare 2005-2008.( Dirwai, P.M. Makonese and N. Mboto)
  4. An Assessment of the utilization of computers as teaching and learning resources: A case study of selected Gweru Urban schools.(Lockias Chitanana)
  5. Using the type-token ratio in the study of repetition patterns in the second language lexical development of learners from two different English language backgrounds. ( Muzi Mlambo)
  6. Strategies used by Chitungwiza Day Care Centre caregivers to deal with separation anxiety in preschool children. (Martha Dozva)
  7. Why should we teach democracy in Africa. (Oswell Hapanyengwi Chemhuru)
  8. An assessment of the role of parents in developing ‘fast-track’ schools: The case of Mashonaland West Province. (Cleopas Peter Chidakwa, Wellington Jonga, Christopher Tapfumaneyi Mandizvidza and Roselyn Dadirai Makoni)
  9. Book Review (Mwana Waamai), Reveiwed by Barbara C. Manyarara.

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  1. A capacity enhancement training programme in Open, Distance and e-learning (ODeL) methodologies of the University of Zimbabwe lecturers: A pilot study report. (Dr Rosemary Moyana, Dr Munyaradzi Alexander Zengeya, Dr Gilford Tapera Hapanyengwi, Mr Sisco Gweru, Mr Pharaoh Joseph Mavhunga and Mr Admire Kurira)
  2. Instructional strategy preference and utilization by primary science teachers in Nigeria.( Udo E. Uyoata and Dr. Koko Ekpo)
  3. Michael Polanyi’s theory of cognition: Its critique and implications for Art education.(Attwell Mamvuto and Phebion kangai)
  4. The participation of deaf pupils in religious activities at a mission school in Zimbabwe. (P Muzembe, M. Musengi, T. Makahamadze)
  5. Gathering and analysis of data using the qualitative research methodology: a practical example.( Bornface Chenjerai Chisaka, Ntombizolile C. G Vakalisa)
  6. Implementation of the advanced (‘A’) level textile and clothing design, syllabus 9193 in Zimbabwe: An examination of teacher perceptions , capacity and needs. (Emily Motsi and Dr Alice Nkungula)
  7. Childhood physical abuse among student teachers in Zimbabwe. (Pesanayi Gwirayi)
  8. Problems associated with applying Piaget’s theory of cognitive development to children’s thinking in history.(Hardy Chitate)
  9. Starting global learning: Knowledge of Nigerian Students about other parts of Africa.(Samuel Folorunso Ogundare and Olabisi Onabanjo)
  10. Teachers, postcolonial education and morality: The engagement and its frustrations. (Pascah Mugwini)
  11. Motivations and expectations of pre-service student teachers specializing in mathematics at two primary teachers’ colleges in Zimbabwe.(Sister Bernadette Chabongora, Million Chauraya and Mike Mhlolo).

Volume 21 Number 1, March 2009

  1. Effect of Self-generated Concept-Mapping Instructional Strategy on the Achievement of Students in Evolutionary Concept. (Dr V.I Oyedele)
  2. Resisting New Concepts: Incorporation of Community-Based Conservation Concept at the University of Zimbabwe. ( Dzingai, R. Mashava, A. Shayamano)
  3. Education for all in Zimbabwe: A Mirage? (Pharaoh Joseph Mavhunga, Manasa Madondo and Morin Phiri)
  4. Teaching Vocabulary through a Semantic Mapping Technique. (Isaac Machakanja)
  5. An Assessment of the Implementation of Guidance and Counseling Programmes at Ordinary Level in Gweru Urban Secondary schools. (Ellen Farisayi Zvobgo)
  6. Views of children with Visual Impairment on the Challenges of Inclusion. (Francis Emson Dakwa)
  7. An Experimental Study into the use of computers for teaching of composition writing in English at Prince Edward School in Harare.( Tatira, N.Sithole, B.C. Manyarara and R. Gora)
  8. Re-Examining the source of Morality in Citizenship Education: A Brief Response to aristole.(Fainos Mangena)

Volume 20 Number 3, November 2008

  1. Teachers’ Coping in Financial Difficulties: A Case Study of the Classroom Tuck-shop Phenomenon in Zimbabwean Urban Primary Schools in Norton. (Beatrice Bondai and Francis Muchenje)
  2. The Relevance of Budget Preparation in School Administration. (Fan Akapan Fan and Besong Joseph Besong)
  3. Job Stress, Job Dissatisfaction and Stress Related Illnesses among South African Educators.(Karl Pelzer, Olive Shisan, Kahangelani Zuma, Brian Van Wyk and Nompumelelo Zungu-Dirwayi)
  4. The Influence of Psychological and Social Factors on Student Performance in Mathematics at the Senior Secondary School Level. ( A Adegboye Jnr)
  5. Sex, HIV/AIDS and Students: A Baseline Study in Agona District in the Central Region of Ghana.(Wisom Harrison K Hordzi)
  6. Information and Communication (ICT) Skills for Bachelor of Education Degree Students at the University of Zimbabwe: Implications for University Policy on a Computer Course for Udergraduate Student Teachers. (Munyaradzi Alexander Zengeya)
  7. Conquest, Colonial Education and Cultural Uprootedness in Africa-he Role of Education for Hunhu/Ubentu inde-rooting the African in Zimbabwe.(Makuvaza)
  8. Theatre, Life Skills and Participatory Learning.(Nehemiah Chivandikwa and Ruth Makumbirofa)

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  1. Can Educational Reform Transform Society? A Marxist Critique.(Severino Machingambi).
  2. Science and Mathematics Teacher’s Relfecltions on their Pre-Serivce Teachr Prepartion Curricular in Relation to In-Service educational Needs in Zimbabwe. (Daving Mtetwa and Rudo Kwari).
  3. A survery of The Infrastruture in ‘Fast-Track’ Schools and Their Implications on teh Quality of Education Provided. The Case For Mashonaland West Province. (Cleophas P. Chidakwa, Wellington Jonga, Christopher T. Mandizvidza, & Roselyn D. Makoni)
  4. Effectis of Participation in Special Olympics International on Social Competence in Persons with Mental Retardaton in Zimbabwe (Esther Gandari)
  5. The Role of Integrity in Counteracting the Challenge of the Decline in Motivation for Work: A case fo Higher Education Zimbabwe. (Blessing Chapfika).
  6. The effectis of Using a Standardized Marking Scheme in Teaching Mathematics (Emmanuel Chinamasa).
  7. Re-Orienting Home Area Teaching Practice in a Two-year Initial Teacher Education Programme: The Case of Mutare Teacher’s College (Charles Chikunda).
  8. Students’ perceptions of Information Technology and Projections for the Future in Science Education. (Nicholas Zezekwa and Young Mudavanhu).

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  1. The Emotions of University Lecturers as root Causes of the Brain-Drain in Zimbabwe.(Fred Zindi & Cribert Munetsi).
  2. Early Childhood Education and Development in Malawi: Major Challenges and Prospects. (Foster A. C. Kholowa & Dixie Maluwa-Banda).
  3. Language, Science, Technology, Mathematics (TM) and Poverty Alleviation in Africa: A Case for Nigeria (Uju Clara Umo)
  4. Africanizing the School Curriculum: A case for Zimbabwe (Pharoah Joseph Mavhunga)
  5. Shoudl Traditional Medicine Practiced in Chivi, Zimbabwe Be Inlcuded in School Curricular. (Takawira Kazembe and Dominic Mashoko).
  6. Staff Supervision as a Tool for Organizational Success in Ghana (Eric Nyarko-Sampson).
  7. Students’ Career Aspirations versus Occupation Environments in the Economy of Ghana (Frederick Ocansey)


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  1. Towards the enhancement of population and family life education for Nigerians. (Fan Akpan Fan, Sunday Udo Usoro & S. D. Edinyang)
  2. The predictive effects of job satisfaction and organizational commitment on teaching efficacy of secondary school teachers in Ibadan, Nigeria. ( A. Adeyamo)
  3. Analysis of stakeholders strategies for adequate funding of University education in Nigeria.(O. Igbinewaka & J. K. Adeyami)
  4. Awareness of secondary school students on various gender perspective programmes conducted by the University of Dar-Es-Salam, Tanzania. (Eliangiringa A Kaale, Rainalds S. Malele & Betty Maganda)
  5. Wide world in Uganda, CYP in Ghana- Lessons to share.
  6. Predicting organizational commitment from transformational and transactional leadership styles among secondary school teachers in south western Nigeria. (Samuel O. Salami).


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Special Issue

  1. The rationale for national strategic studies in teacher training colleges: fostering a sense of patriotism in trainee teachers. (Munyaradzi Nyakudya)
  2. Confounding forces in the eradication of moral poverty in higher learning institutions of Southern Africa: the case of the University of Zimbabwe students. (Fainos Mangena)
  3. The challenges and moral implications of teaching war as a subject in institutions of higher learning: a University case study. (Patrick Dzimiri and Fainos Mangena).
  4. Education in Jando initiation schools: an analysis of social and moral education during Yao rites of passage in Zimbabwe.(Anusa Daimon)
  5. ‘Catch them Young’ cadet schools as modern initiation lodges: a case study of Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) 1900-1968. (Gilbert Mada)
  6. ‘Bethel or Brothel School’? The development of an education system among the BaSotho in the Dewure purchase areas in Gutu 1937 – 1960. (Joseph Mujere)

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  1. A study on the perceptions of rural secondary school pupils towards maternal parenting practices. (Mushoriwa Taruvinga D., Mushoriwa Shelter and Mushoriwa Chipo)
  2. An investigation into the performance by pupils in “A” level chemistry design practical component of Paper 5. (Andrew Chikochi and Washington T. Dudu).
  3. International trends in Technical and Vocational Educational Policy Growth and Development: lessons for Zimbabwe in its search for socio-economic development in the new millennium. (Munyaradzi Alexander Zengeya)
  4. An analysis of learning opportunities of student nurses on night duty: The case of Mutare Provincial Hospital, Zimbabwe. (Charles Chikunda and Leah Muchabveyo)
  5. Present and future opportunities in industrial attachment training for industrial and manufacturing engineers in Zimbabwe.(Steadyman Chikumba)
  6. HIV and AIDS awareness among secondary school pupils in Bindura District, Zimbabwe.(Tapiwa J. Katsande and Constance S. Katsinde)
  7. Your choices and change: promoting healthy behaviours in adolescents. Cecelia Breinbauer, Washington D.C.: PAHO,Book Review by Human Resources Research Centre. University of Zimbabwe.

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Special Issue

  1. The nature of the comprehensive English literacy test of the University of Zimbabwe primary (Celtuz-primary)- field edition. (Chipo Dyanda, Roselyn Makoni, Vitalis Nyawaranda, Juliet Thondlna, Chipo Ellen Machingaidze, Geoffrey Muyambo and John Sithole).
  2. Zimbabwe pupils’ performance on the comprehensive English literacy test of the University of Zimbabwe. (Celtuz-primary). (Chipo Dyanda and Suwisa Muchengetwa).
  3. Grade 3 and 6 performance on the Celtuz-primary (Reading battery). (Chipo Dyanda and Juliet Thondlana)
  4. Zimbabwe pupils’ performance on the Celtuz-primary.(Speaking battery).(Chipo Dyanda and John Sithole)

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  1. Issues on curriculum development for moral education.(Fainos Mangena).
  2. A study on the human factor issues of lecturers and students that hinder the establishment of an e-learning enabled tertiary institution in a traditionally face to face institution. (Samuel Chikasha, Jubilee Tarugarira & Pro Win Van Petegem)
  3. Deconstructing visual imagery by the mentally retarded: Implications for methodology theory. (Atwell Mamvuto)
  4. Voluntary withdrawal, from anti-epileptic drugs: Impact on employee performance, health and safety. ( Gwandure)
  5. Quality concerns in basic primary education in two rural districts of Zimbabwe: An interrogation of perception of critical stakeholders. (Bornface C. Chisaka & Oliver Mavundutse)
  6. The impact of MASTEP on the use of practical work in Namibia science classes. (Hedwing Fnndjeo- Marenga, Hilen Kapenda, Fred Lubben, Bob Campbell, Noah Gaoseb & Choshi Kasanda)

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 Volume 17 Number 2, July 2005

Special Issue

  1. Quality Education for Social Transformation: Methodological Perspectives of the Growing Up and Sexual Maturation Project. (O. Shumba and V. Nyawaranda)
  2. Interventionist Participatory Methodology and Experiences of Involving Stakeholders in Providing and Vetting Information on Growing Up and Sexual Maturation. (O. Shumba, T. Kaziboni and D. Chakuchichi)
  3. Learning Opportunities and Gaps concerning Growing Up and Sexual Maturation in the Primary School Syllabuses in Zimbabwe. (O. Shumba, T. Kaziboni, V. Manokore, D. Chakuchichi, K. Mhondoro, P. Silitshena, G. Sango, T. Dhlomo, and R. Dube)
  4. Analysis of Learning Opportunities and Gaps in the Teacher Education Curriculum on Growing up and Sexual Maturation. (O. Shumba, V. Manokore, P. Silitshena, G. Sango, T Dhlomo, and K. Mhodoro)
  5. Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes About Growing Up and Sexual Maturation Among Primary School Children (O. Shumba, T. Kaziboni, V. Manokore, D. Chakuchichi, P. Silitshena, G. Sango, T. Dhlomo, and R. Dube)
  6. Growing Up and Sexual Maturation and the Culture of Silence Surrounding Disability in Zimbabwe (D. Chakuchichi, O. Shumba, V. Manokore,  and T. Dhlomo)
  7. Stakeholder Constructions of an Interpretative Framework for a Growing Up and Sexual Maturation Oriented Curriculum. (O. Shumba, T. Kaziboni, V. Manokore, D. Chakuchichi).

 Volume 17 Number 1, March 2005

  1. Effects of cooperative concept mapping teaching approach on secondary school students’ achievement in biology in Gucha district, Kenya. (W. Orora, S.W. Wachanga & F. N Keraro)
  2. School counselors’ perceptions of headmasters’ attitudes towards guidance and counseling in Zimbabwe secondary schools. (Regis Chireshe (Educational Foundations Department, Masvingo State University) & John Mapfumo (Faculty of Education, Africa University)
  3. Effects of project-based learning on student performance of higher cognitive skills in secondary school agriculture. (Joash K. Kibett & Nephat, J. Kathuri (Egerton University, Kenya)
  4. Cultism and violent behaviours in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. (Ilusanya Gboyega, University of Lagos, Nigeria)
  5. Promoting the use and teaching of African languages in Zimbabwe. (Enna Sukutai Gudhlanga, Zimbabwe Open University)
  6. Factors influencing participation in adult education at three colleges in Zimbabwe. (Patricia Tsitsi Zimyama, Department of Adult Education, University of Zimbabwe).

Volume 16 Number 3, November 2004

  1. Towards an understanding of assessment practices of primary school teachers in Tanzania. (Joyce L. Ndalichako)
  2. Differences in pupils’ mathematics self-concept by class level and gender in upper primary schools: Some findings from Kenya’s Kericho municipality( N Githua & J. K Ngeno)
  3. The marketing landscape of Universities in Zimbabwe: perspectives, practices and prospects. ( Felix Maringe)
  4. Survey of the needs of HIV / AIDS orphaned children and foster parents and the implications of these needs on care giving: A case of Murehwa district (Cleophas Chidakwa & Cuthbert Majoni).
  5. Undergraduate and diploma students’ motives for training as mathematics and science teacher. (Lovemore J. Nyaumwe, Juliet C. Brown & Lawrence Dhliwayo)
  6. Different views of distance education and how these views affect distance teaching and open learning within the Zimbabwe Open University (Young Mudavanhu, Farai Stephen Mvere, Cuthbert Majoni, Aron Mupondi & Thomas Kaputa)

Volume 16 Number 2, July 2004

  1. A Critical Analysis of the Nziramasanga Report on Inquiry into Education in Zimbabwe, 1999: The Case of Special Needs Education. (Samuel Murinda)
  2. HIV/ AIDS- Related knowledge and Self-Reported Sexual Behaviour of Secondary School Students in southern Malawi: Implications for AIDS Education and Counselling (Dixie Maluwa-Banda)
  3. Views of Distance Education Students on Factors Affecting Completion of Research Projects at the Zimbabwe Open University (Cuthbert Majoni and Cleophas Chidakwa)
  4. An Analysis of the Barriers Experienced in the Implementation of ‘Creating Learning Networks for African Teachers’ Pilot Project in Zimbabwe (Young Mudavanhu).
  5. A Comparative Analysis of Students’ Characteristics and the Impact These Have on Student Unrest: The Case of Three Universities in Harare. (Muchadei Alex Nyota).
  6. In Search of a New Paradigm for Educational Theory and Practice in Zimbabwe. (Kimberly A. M. Richards, Ephraim M. Govere & Elexandra S. S. Govere).

Volume 16 Number 1, March 2004

  1. Utilisation of resources at science and mathematics centres in Zimbabwe. (Viola Manokore, Kenneth Chavhunduka, Chipo Fumhanda, Faith Joko, Sure Mupezeni & Danmore Musademba)
  2. Education for all: Towards inclusive education policy development in Zimbabwe.         ( Fred Zindi)
  3. An assessment of mathematics teachers’ motivations for attending a hand-held technology workshop at Bindura University of Science Education. (Lovemore Nyaumwe & Ravindraw Bappoo)
  4. Developing critical and reflective thinking in art studio practice through formative portfolio management: An analysis of pre-service art & design secondary school teachers. ( Attwell Mamvuto)
  5. A study of the role of teachers-mentors in the supervision of secondary school student teachers on teaching practice attachment. (Pharaoh Joseph  Mavhunga)

Volume 15 Number 3, November 2003

  1. Women perceptions of ‘masculine’ technical careers: A comparative study of women in ‘feminine’ and ‘masculine’ employment occupations in the city of Gweru, Zimbabwe. (Towanda Runhare)
  2. Active learning approaches in Zimbabwe science and mathematics classrooms. (Redo Kari)
  3. A preliminary survey of marital adjustment among Zimbabwe Open University students. ( Regis Chireshe & John Maputo)
  4. Generative thinking among young Zimbabwean children: A case of the third eye. (Taruvinga D. Mushoriwa)
  5. Preservice student teachers’ attitudes towards chemistry teaching: The case of Egerton University, Kenya (Samuel W. Wachanga, Mwaliki Ngari & D. R. Muchiri)

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  1. Science Education In-Service Teacher Training (SEITT)and Better Schools Programme Zimbabwe(BSPZ) Resource Teachers’ Modes of Facilitating In-Service Activity. (David K. J Mtetwa, Rhadreck Makamure, Ruda Kwari and Addwell Chipangura).
  2. Researching collaboratively within In-Service contexts: some reflections on the experiences of the Seitt at the University of Zimbabwe. (David K. J Mtetwa).
  3. In-Service education needs for science laboratory assistants operating in Zimbabwean secondary schools. (Kenneth Gwara andDavid K. J Mtetwa).
  4. Practicality of exemplary curriculum implementation materials: the case of a chemistry module in science education In-service teacher training programme. (K. Chavunduka and C. Moyo).
  5. Assessing gender differences in A-Level biology students’ perception laboratory environments in Zimbabwean schools. (Emmanuel Mark Zororo Tambo)
  6. Some misconceptions on cell structure and function held by A-Level biology students: Implications for curriculum development.(E. M. Z Tamba, J. P. Mukara and J. Mahasa)

 Volume 15 Number 1, March 2003

  1. Strategies for teaching large classes at University level: experiences from communication skills centre. (L. Chipunza)
  2. Advanced level students’ perceptions of the causes and effects of HIV//AIDS: A case study of Masvingo urban high schools, Zimbabwe. (Excellent Chireshe & Regis Chireshe)
  3. Pupils’ drawing of what is inside themselves: A case study in Zimbabwe. (Viola Manokore and Michael J. Reiss)
  4. A comparison in performance between mature entry students and traditional (A-Level) entry students at the University of Zimbabwe. (Fred Zindi)
  5. Globalisation: A menace to African Values and education? (One A. Despoja)

University business education in southern Africa: A Zambian focus. (Nissan J. Ronan)

 Volume 14 Number 3, November 2002

  1. Early adolescents’ self-esteem and achievement.(Alfred Zengeya)
  2. Teachers’ perception of giftedness and talent among primary school children. (Constantine Ngara)
  3. Relative effects of cooperative class experiment teaching method on secondary school students’ motivation to learn chemistry in Nakuru district, Kenya. (Samuel W. Wachanga)
  4. Teaching Old Testament studies in Zimbabwe’s theological institutions in the HIV/AIDS era. (Lovemore Togarasei)
  5. Sharing teacher expertise through subject specialization in the primary school. [STRESS] (Obert P. Ndawi)
  6. Vocationalisation of the secondary school curriculum as an instrument for human resources development: Zimbabwean experiences, challenges and the way forward. (Pharaoh Joseph Mavhunga).

Volume 14 Number 2, July 2002

  1. Awareness of Mukuvisi river pollution among primary school children: A case study. (Oswell Namasasu & Myra Kandemiri)
  2. Cooperative learning enhances learner’s application of knowledge. (James A. Opare)
  3. The internal efficiency of the education system in Zimbabwe: Retention and transition of pupils in primary and secondary schools in Zimbabwe (1984-1999) (Sibusiso R. Chitekuteku)
  4. Misconceptions about photosynthesis and respiration held by ‘O’ level students in Gweru urban high schools. (Alois S. Chiromo.
  5. Factors militating against the eradication of students’ cults in Nigerian tertiary institutions of learning.(Tuemi T. Asuka)
  6. The impact of gender education on the attitudes of post-independence women in Zimbabwe. (Tabeth Kaziboni).

Volume 14 Number 1, March 2002

  1. An investigation into farm worker and tutor related factors that negatively impact on the receptivity of adult literacy programmes in the Mashonaland Central Province of Zimbabwe. (A. Sigauke)
  2. A critical review of the number schema. (Alec. R. Matambo & Kurauone S. Mataruse)
  3. An investigation into teachers’ stress and physical well being. (Fred Zindi)
  4. HIV and AIDS curriculum for theological institutions in Zimbabwe: An explanatory essay.

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  1. Integrating AIDS education into primary school curriculum in Zimbabwe. (Obert Ndawi)

Volume 13 Number 3, November 2001

  1. Theory-based school and community-based HIV prevention in Zimbabwe: A prospective study. (Sonja Feist Price, Elias Mpofu, Rick Zimmerman and Pamela Cupp)
  2. A survey of Bindura University of Science Education student teachers’ perceptions of the mentoring model of teaching practice.(Lovemore Nyaumwe)
  3. Situational analysis on primary teacher preparation for environmental science education in Zimbabwe. (Overson Shumba)
  4. Factors affecting condom use among Nigerian university students. (Karl Petzer, Yetunde Oladimeji & Olufemi Morakinyo)
  5. The views of blind students towards inclusive education.(T.D. Mushoriwa)

Volume 13 Number 2, July 2001

  1. Research on school effectiveness on pupils’ achievement in developing countries with special reference to Malawi: Some methodological issues. (Chipo Kadzamira)
  2. An investigation into sleeping patterns of blind students. (Fred Zindi)
  3. A comparison of teachers’ and students’ rankings of practical work objectives IN ‘A’ level chemistry. (Elaos Vhurumuku)
  4. Beyond phenomenology: Teaching African traditional religions in a Zimbabwean University. (Ezra Chitando)
  5. An investigation into the effects of the quality of assignments on performance among Third Year Students at Masvingo Teachers’ college. (O. Chibaya & R. Ziso)

Volume 13 Number 1, March 2001

  1. Application for Bells’ transcription convention to studying disability experience: A case study. (Elias Mpofu, Sonja Feist-Price & Alex Matambo)
  2. Gender differences in the Namibian students’ perception of their mathematics environment. (Yesir Adekele Alausa)
  3. Ability grouping of ordinary level pupils and its impact on instruction.(Bornface Chenjerai Chisaka)
  4. Awareness of educators in Ethiopia about the problem of land degradation. (Aklilu Dalelo)
  5. Adaptive strategies used by adults to cope with life tasks.(Jones Tshuma)

Volume 12 Number 3, November 2000

Special Issue:   Challenges Facing Higher Education in the New Millennium

  1. Whither Higher Education? : A commentary. (Norman Atkinson)
  2. Higher Education and Technology in Zimbabwe: Meaningful development in the New Millennium. (Ignatius Chombo)
  3. The Role of Traditional Universities. (Graham Hill)
  4. The role of emerging Universities in Zimbabwe. (Charles Nherera)
  5. Science and Technology in Zimbabwe in the Millennium. (Phenias Makhurane)
  6. Private Universities in Zimbabwe: The case of Africa University. (Rukudzo Murapa)
  7. The African University in the 21st Century: The Quest of self-financing in the Zimbabwe Open University. (Kuzvinetsa Dzvimbo)
  8. Primary and Secondary Education in Zimbabwe. (Gabriel Machinga)
  9. Education in Zimbabwe: Images of the present as indicators of possible futures. (Tom Bourdillon)

Volume 12 Number 2, July 2000

  1. Agency beliefs about school achievement : Tanzanian primary school students in two city schools. (Las-Erik Malmberg, Brigitte Wanner, Suleman Sumra& Todd D. Little)
  2. Participation in education: Primary school pupils’ participation in Zimbabwe’s Mashonaland Central region. (Sibusiso R. Chitekuteku)
  3. The socio-cultural and linguistic aspects of childhood disability in Shona culture. (Pedzisai Mashiri)
  4. Teaching mathematics through problem solving: Some observations from “Demonstration” lessons. (David Mtetwa)
  5. Vygotsky’s socio-historic theory of cognitive development: A search for an alternative and relevant theory of cognition for colleges of education in Zimbabwe. (Chipo Dyanda and Joan B. Mclane)

Volume 12 Number 1, March 2000

  1. The development of de-constructed masculinity; self-perceptions of boys in primary school classrooms in Zimbabwe. (Edward Shizha)
  2. The use of the mother tongue (Shona, L1) in second language (English, L2) instruction and learning in Zimbabwe: A case for a common underlying hypothesis.(Vitalis Nyawaranda)
  3. Language and communicative actions in Zimbabwean primary school environmental science lessons: Implementing active participatory methodologies.(Overson shumba & Mirika Manyati)
  4. An investigation of the implementation of Zimbabwe’s language policy in primary education.(Maureen Mnkandhla)
  5. Gender differences in mathematics achievement: A search for explanations. (Seleshi Zekele)
  6. Book review: The Hero’s journey: how educators can transform schools and improve learning. (Mark Mukorera)

Volume 11, Number 3 November 1999

  1. Educating individuals to become effective members of our changing society. (H.Pillay)
  2. Education with Entrepreneurship: A study of student Entrepreneurship at the University of Zimbabwe. (F. Maphosa).
  3. Examining classroom discourse in an oral programme at a special school for deaf students in Zimbabwe. (R.Chimedza).
  4. University students perception of the course they take and their expectations of the workplace: The case or Ergeton University, Kenya. (S.W. Wachanga, B.N. Githua & F.N. Keraro)
  5. The process of institutionalizing an in-service support system for advanced level science and mathematics teachers in Zimbabwe.(E. Mushayikwa, D. Mtetwa, T. Mukono, K. Ncube and E. Tambo)

 Volume 11 Number 2, July 1999

  1. Stress in the teaching profession: A comparative study of the sources, incidence and severity of occupational stress of teachers and head teachers in Zimbabwe. (Tichatonga J. Nhundu)
  2. Integrating language and culture in second language teaching-some examples from the shona. (Juliet Thondlana)
  3. Sex education in Zimbabwean schools: A case study of Houghton Primary school. (Pillimon Mapfumo)
  4. Namibian students conception of discipline.(Fred Fulata Zimba, Rehabeam Katengela Auala & Alette Scott)
  5. The effectiveness of special classes on the performance of slow learners in mathematics in primary schools in Masvingo region, Zimbabwe.(Regis Urombo).

 Volume 11 Number 1, March 1999

  1. Codeswitching in mathematics lessons in Zimbabwe. (Ruth Dube & Alice Cleghorn)
  2. Rural-urban differences in breast-feeding and feeding practices of children by black Zimbabwean parents. (S.Nyagura)
  3. Post-primary educational and training opportunities for adults in Harare. (Masimba Vengesa & Patricia Zinyama)
  4. The need to offer basic vocational education in Zimbabwe’s secondary schools. (Ernest M. Munowenyu)
  5. Teacher education courses in relation to preparation for teaching practice: Views from student teachers. (Alois S. Chiromo)


Volume 10 Number 3, November 1998

  1. A critical look at Garford’s AB AB AB approach to argumentative essay writing. (Juliet Thondhlana)
  2. Science students and the language problem: suggestions for a systematic approach. (Liliana Mammino)
  3. A study of the attitude of African parents in Masvingo district towards educational changes into Zimbabwe’s schools since independence.(T.D. Mushoriwa)
  4. Developing entrepreneurship through education in Southern Africa. (Nessan Ronan)
  5. Edward W, Blyden and the west African University: Race, mission and education. (J.Hanciles)

Volume 10 Number 2, July 1998

  1. The influence of language assessment on language teaching methods. (L.B.M Nkosana)
  2. More explanation with less didacticism: A challenge for the contemporary shona novelist. (Emmanuel Chiwome)
  3. Performance ratings of supervisors in Nigerian universities: The subordinates’ views. (Maureen Koko))
  4. Performance management in the Zimbabwe civil service; a review. (Titus Chipangura & Nobert Musekiwa)
  5. Cost recovery and its implications for student teachers in government teacher education colleges in Zimbabwe. (E. Shizha)

 Volume 10 Number 1, March 1998

  1. Teachers’ attitudinal variables in the implementation of the further-mathematics curriculum as correlates of students’ learning outcomes. (Alausa Yesir Adeleke)
  2. Arguments for and against university expansion in Zimbabwe.(Fred Zindi)
  3. Democratization of governance in Tertiary institutions: A critical analysis of perceived involvement of the student union in the administration of institutions of Higher learning in Nigeria. (M.Olakekan Arikewuyo)
  4. The ‘Good’ university teacher as perceived by the students. (Alec Ray Mlambo & Sesedzai Muriro)
  5. A comparative analysis of Bruner’s and Ausubel’s views on the learning process and their implications for Zimbabwe (Munhuweyi Peresuh)

Volume 9 Number 3, November 1997

  1. An appraisal of how register (Oral Communication) has been tested in Zimbabwe: A case study of the June and October /November examinations (1122/2) set for the period 1990 to 1996. (Muchadei A. Nyota)
  2. Resource teachers: conceptions of teaching and learning of a group of A-level science and mathematics teachers. (Scott Johnson)
  3. Map reading skills of prospective graduates of geography, Addis Ababa University: Some implications to teacher education. (Aklilu Dalelo)
  4. Democratization of governance in Tertiary institutions: A critical analysis of perceived involvement of the student union in the administration of institutions of Higher learning in Nigeria. (M.Olakekan Arikewuyo)
  5. Home economics or what? A historical perspective of home economics in Zimbabwe. (Lois R. Mberengwa)

Volume 9 Number 2, July 1997

  1. Perceptions of the Zimbabwe merit pay system for school teachers: An exploratory study. (Elias Mpofu)
  2. Cells and histology in A-level Biology: A study of examination reports and the perceptions of teachers and pupils. (Eric Gwimbi).
  3. Teaching for excellence in the mathematics classroom: Views from Namibian teachers. (Choshi D. Kasanda)
  4. The practical geography kit’s influence in the teaching and learning of geography through field work. (Ernest M. Munowenyu)
  5. Language policy in Malawi. (Gregory H. Kamwendo)

 Volume 9 Number 1, March 1997

  1. Using the analysis of errors to improve student’s expression in the sciences. (Alison Love & Liliana Mammino)
  2. The fallacies of literacy campaigns: Reflections on the Zimbabwe National Literacy Campaign. (Stanley T. Mpofu)
  3. Questioning “Questioning” in Zimbabwean infant classes. (Chipo Dyanda)
  4. Research on school effectiveness on pupils’ achievement in developing countries with special references to Malawi: Some methodological issues. (Munhuweyi Peresuh & Chipo Kadzamira)
  5. Students’ evaluation of University lecturers: A critical Review. (Fred Zindi)

 Volume 8 Number 3, November 1996

  1. The effects of preinstructional activities in enhancing learner recall and conceptual learning of prose materials for preservice teachers in Zimbabwe (Temba C. Bassoppo-Moyo)
  2. Namibian secondary school teachers’ perception of student misbehavior. (Roderick F. Zimba)
  3. The implication of some psychological theories to the improvement of teaching mathematics. (E.O. Oloyede)
  4. The issue of paradigms in educational research: Keeping the debate alive. (Cisco Magagula).
  5. Education in Zimbabwe, today and tomorrow: The case of Unhuist/Ubuntuist institutions of education in Zimbabwe. (Ngoni Makuvaza)

Volume 8 Number 2, July  1996

  1. Follow up study of graduates I the Bachelor of Home Economics degree programme (Lois R. Mberengwa)
  2. Managing academic change at the University of Botswana. (Nessan J. Ronan).
  3. Towards an evaluation of language instructional materials within the context of Eastern and Sothern African languages: A theoretical perspective. (Munhuweyi Peresuh)
  4. Use of satellite imagery in interpreting environmental change: The case of Chivi communal lands. (Eric M. Gwimbi).

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  1. Mainstream children’s attitudes towards integration with the disabled in Zimbabwe’s secondary schools.(Fred Zindi)
  2. Relevance of school education to employment: Expectations of employers in Harare. (Onward S. Mandebvu)
  3. Boys and girls in science: Does the Gender composition matter? (James A. Opare)
  4. Assessing gender factor in some secondary school mathematics textbooks in Nigeria. (O.A. Oyedeji)
  5. Education for all by the year 2000: Its feasibility in some countries in Africa: Can teacher education ensure quantity, quality and relevance for education in the year 2000? (Obert P. Ndawi)

Volume 7 Number 3, November 1995

  1. Choice and perception of population education concepts: focus on Nigerian pre-service social studies teachers. (Biodun Ogunyemi)
  2. Science teachers’ assessment of the interaction of indigenous African culture with science education in Zimbabwe. (Overson Shumba)
  3. An assessment of the reliability of classroom tests used in environmental health training (Abednego Chigumbu)
  4. A survey of sigh language difference among deaf adults in Zimbabwe.(Robert Chimedza)
  5. Church and state partnership in African education in colonial Zimbabwe (Ben. J. Siyakwazi)

Volume 7 Number 2, July 1995

  1. Indigenous Zimbabwean science teachers’ understanding of the nature of science relative to models of the nature of science relative to profiles of teachers in two countries. (Overson Shumba)
  2. Analysis of student-teacher interactions in primary school physics education classes in Nigeria.(Aminu Momodu)
  3. What are children’s (Mis) conceptions of fractions?(Ernesto V. Mandlate)
  4. Patterns of child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe: An overview. (Naia Khan)
  5. Colour preferences and usages among the illiterate in Zimbabwe. (Stanley T. Mpofu)

Volume 7 Number 1, March 1995

  1. Didactics of educational sciences: Curriculum and instruction and the search for an alternative paradigm for effective schools in a new South Africa. (K.P. Dzvimbo)
  2. Interaction of traditional socio-cultural variables with instructional ideology and knowledge of the nature of science: A review of the literature with implications for Zimbabwe (Overson Shumba)
  3. Teaching practice at the University of Namibia: Views from student teachers. (D. Kasanda)
  4. An analysis of the arguments for and against the use of corporal punishment in Zimbabwe’s secondary schools. (Fred Zindi).
  5. The outcomes and shortfalls of the audit literacy and post-literacy project of Zimbabwe 1987 – 1991) (Stanley T. Mpofu).

Volume 6 Number 3, November 1994

  1. Head teachers’ perceptions of power bases: An empirical study about Swaziland. (Cisco Magagula)
  2. Can schools teach democracy? (Kola Babarinde)
  3. Does specializing in science significantly influence proficiency in process skills approach to teaching environmental science by trainee (Primary) teachers? (S.Mugandani & E.Gwimbi)
  4. Attempt at innovative teaching strategies such as small group instruction in primary schools in Chiduku area of Makoni district: problems and possible solutions. (Cribert Munetsi)
  5. Factors and determinants of primary teacher effectiveness in Zimbabwe (B.R.S Chivore)


Volume 6 Number 2, July 1994

  1. The paradox of financing university education in Uganda (F.O.Passi)
  2. A review of educational research priorities and problems in the Sub-Saharan region. (M.Peresuh)
  3. Facet and overall satisfaction with teaching and employment conditions of teachers in Zimbabwe. (J. Nhundu)
  4. A global classroom for the 21st century.(John and E. Mellott Driscoll)

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  1. Teacher effectiveness: A Review (B.R.S Chivore)
  2. Developments in the Sociology of Knowldege/ Education and Implications for Educational Reform in Zimbabwe (K.P. Dzvimbo)
  3. Improving Classroom Practices in Primary Science Using Action Research (R. A. Rwodzi)
  4. Curriculum Implementation in Sixth Form Mathematics Classes in Zimbabwe (G. Jaji)
  5. The British Ability Scales Similarities Subtest’s Content and Construct Validity for a Sample of Zimbabwe School Chilren: A Replication and Extension Study (E. Mpofu)

Volume 5 Number 3, November 1993

  1. Student’s structuring of knowledge in chemical thermodynamics. (Ian Love).
  2. Maintaining and comparing standards of academic performance of learners in an integrated Namibian senior secondary school system. (Donton S.J. Mkandawire)
  3. Relationship between a Head Teacher’s leadership behavior and teacher commitment to work. (Cisco Magagula)
  4. An analysis of Dewey’s perception of Science and Technology in society: Relevance and implications for an African science and technology policy for social and economic development.(Overson Shumba)

Volume 5 Number 2, July 1993

  1. Education and training outcomes: University graduates in Zimbabwe during the 1980s. (P.Benell and M. Ncube)
  2. The evaluation of teacher professional competences in former non-white Namibian schools. (Donton Mukandiwa & Chipo Maria)
  3. Nature of science (NSO) in science education: Possibilities and constraints in a developing country, Zimbabwe (Overson Shumba)
  4. Schooling and the drought in Zimbabwe: The views and reactions of Primary school senior teachers. (Rob Pattman and Tamuka Shumba)
  5. Problems of conducting educational research in Zambia (Chosi D. Kasanda).

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  1. Initiating university reform: experience from Sub-Saharan Africa. (William S. Saint).
  2. Quantitative developments, quality and equity concerns in Zimbabwean primary and secondary education sectors. (L.M. Nyagura)
  3. Curriculum implementation in mathematics classrooms in Zimbabwean secondary schools. (Gail Jaji)
  4. Attitudes towards science: an explanatory survey of pupils preparing for national examinations.(Overson Shumba)
  5. Student teachers’ perceptions of and attitudes towards teaching practice deployment in Zimbabwe. ( Siyakwazi and V. Nyawaranda)

 Volume 4 Number 3, November 1992

  1. The application of generalization theory in constructing achievement tests. (D.S.J. Mkandawire).
  2. Teachers’ perceptions of the levels of difficulty of aspects of English language for ‘O’ level students in Zimbabwe and their perceptions of the use of literature in English in teaching English language .(Farai Maposa)
  3. Student performance in mathematical tasks on IEA literacy study. (Gail Jaji)
  4. The Zambian mathematics pre-service programme: Its ability to impart teaching strategies and classroom management skills as perceived by its graduates. (C.D. Kasanda)
  5. Relationship of attitudes towards self, family and school with attitude towards science among secondary school students in Zimbabwe (R. A. Hodzi)

Volume 4 Number 2, July 1992

  1. Problem solving, beliefs about mathematics, and the long arm of examinations (D.K.J. Mtetwa).
  2. Self- and supervisor –appraisals of job performances and their relationship with role clarity and job satisfaction (T.J. Nhundu).
  3. Tracer study of the Zimbabwe science teacher training project (Gail Jaji & R.Hodzi).
  4. Design and function of the school uniform: Its production within the school curriculum. (L.Nkiwane).
  5. The relationship between work space and and organizational communication efficiency: A case study of Masvingo region. (E.Mpofu)

Volume 4 Number 1, March 1992

  1. Experimental substance use among rural and urban teenagers in Zimbabwe. (Fred Zindi)
  2. The academic achievement in Liberal Arts and Science subject of a fragmented Namibian secondary school system prior to independence. (D.S. Mkandawire)
  3. Young people’s attitude towards household work: Analysis by age and its implications on home economics curriculum at secondary school level. (P.D. Siyakwazi)
  4. Multilevel methodology in studying the quality of education with an application to mathematics education in Zimbabwe primary schools.(L.M. Nyagura)
  5. Technical education in post –independence Zimbabwe: conditions of service. (B.R.S. Chivore)

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  1. Gender issues in Zimbabwe’s two main English language textbooks in the primary schools. (Chipo Marira).
  2. Evidence of acquisition of the reading skill related to comprehension of the narrative passages: data from the international literacy study pilot testing in Zimbabwe. (Rosemary Moyana)
  3. Conflict and its resolution in “Nguni” folktales: in Xhosa lintsomi and Zulu and Ndebele Izinganekwane.(Simon J. Nondo)
  4. Pupils’ attitudes towards Technical / Vocational subjects: an explanatory study.(Onward S. Mandebvu)
  5. Booker T. Washington’s ideas on curriculum development and strategies for implementation. (B. Siyakwazi)


Volume 3 Number 1, March 1991

  1. Evidence of students’ performance in expository passages and non mathematical documents: Data from the pilot version of the IEA research study. (R. Moyana)
  2. Evidence of acquisition of reading skill related to mathematics: Data from the International Literacy study pilot testing: The case of Zimbabwe. (G.Jaji)
  3. A comparative analysis of student achievement by school type in Zimbabwe secondary schools.(L.M. Nyagura)
  4. Career aspirations of University of Zimbabwe geography undergraduate students and the supply of graduate geography teachers. (L.M.Zinyama)
  5. Skilled labour markets in Zimbabwe: A case study of Mechanical Engineering personnel. (P.Bennell, D.Katsidzira & F. Madziya).

 Volume 2 Number 3, November 1990

  1. Teacher quality in Zimbabwe secondary schools (L.M. Nyagura and J.L. Reece)
  2. Home economics teacher quality in Zimbabwean secondary schools (Alice Nkungula)
  3. Attitudes of Zimbabwean secondary school students and teachers towards technical drawing as a school curriculum subject. (G. Chinzvimbo)
  4. Integration of weaving in to the Home Economics curriculum in Zimbabwean secondary schools. (L. Mberengwa)
  5. Design education and the teaching of woodwork at secondary school level in Zimbabwe. (Charles. M. Nherera)

 Volume 2 Number 2, July 1990

  1. The Economics of Education: Evaluation of the Determinants of Primary School performance in Cameroon (T. Edokat, J. U. Umo and R.E. Ubogu)
  2. Provision of Facilities to Primary Schools and their Impact on Staffing and Drop-out Rates. (C. E. M. Chikomba)
  3. An Evaluation Study of Principal’s Instructional Programme Management Performance as Perceived by Teachers (V. F. Peretomode and U.M. Agu)
  4. A Comparative Analysis of Attitudes Towards and Perceptions of the Teaching Profession (B. R. S. Chivore)
  5. Education and Employment of the Blind in Zimbabwe 1981-1987 (C. J. Zvobgo)

 Volume 2 Number 1, March 1990

  1. The teacher as an implement or of the curriculum in Zimbabwe secondary schools: The case of mathematics (Gail Jaji)
  2. Curriculum implementation in Zimbabwe secondary schools (L.M. Nyagura and J.L. Reece)
  3. Students Attitude towards science: A study of secondary school science in Zimbabwe (R.Hodzi)

Volume 1 Number 3, November 1989

  1. Education Policies and Economic development in Zimbabwe (L.Pakkiri)
  2. The school head as an instructional leader in Zimbabwe secondary schools. (J.L. Reece and L.M. Nyagura)
  3. Academic women at The University of Zimbabwe: Career Prospects, aspirations and family role constraints (B.J. Dorsey)
  4. Assessment of teacher needs for implementation of Zimbabwe new ‘O’ Level syllabus (R.Hodzi)

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  1. The World Bank report. Education in Sub-Saharan Africa policies for adjustment, revitalisation and expansion. (Minister Fay Chung, Minister Dzingai B. Mutumbuka, Peter R. Moock, Cream Wright and Kenneth King)    


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