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Zimbabwe bans the beating of children

Zimbabwe’s High Court has outlawed corporal punishment for children both at school and in the home. The ruling comes after a parent complained that her child in grade one, a class for six-year-olds, had deep bruises after a beating by a teacher. Linah Pfungwa said her daughter had been punished …

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Free S.H.S : The case of crying with one eye and laughing with the other- SCEF Director

The Executive Director of the Street Children Empowerment Foundation(SCEF), Mr. Paul Semeh, has welcomed government’s Free Fee Senior High School educational policy but has urged caution in its implementation since according to him ‘we have fully not addressed the problems which have enmeshed the implementation of the Free Compulsory Universal …

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Teachers asked to show strong commitment to job

The Techiman Catholic Diocesan Education Coordinator, the Reverend Father Martin Oduro-Bilson, has called for teachers to show strong commitment and passion for the job they are doing. He asked that they went the extra mile to improve classroom performance – to raise the quality of education. He was speaking at …

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Children need “supportive environment” at home

Dr Sena Kpeglo, Registrar, University of Health and Allied Sciences has called on parents to provide “supportive environment” at home to children to enhance their academic performance at school. “Parents must provide their children with a supportive environment at home; keep watch on their activities and to make links with …

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