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    Masvingo Province is the best in Home Economics subjects


    - It was all smiles for Masvingo province's representatives at the Zimbabwe Home Economics Teacher's Association (ZHETA) annual conference   held at Victoria Falls Primary in Matebeland North Province as they came out top out of all the provinces recently.
    Masvingo had 31.9% pass rate followed by Midlands 29.85% and last year's winners Manicaland with 29.16% on third place. For their efforts the best provinces walked away with shields.
     The prize giving ceremony which was graced by all Provincial Directors was organized by the Ministry of Secondary and Non-Formal Education based on the 2015 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) results where two schools from Masvingo province did very well in Home Management subjects.
    Masvingo Provincial Education Director Zedius Chitiga expressed gratitude on the achievement of the schools especially M. Hugo and Victoria High schools who were number one countrywide.
     "We are proud of that achievement as a province and I hope that you will continue to do the same," said Chitiga.
    Masvingo Provincial Education Inspector for Home Economics subjects and ZHETA Masvingo chairperson Aleta Makomeke also applauded the schools for doing well and flying the province's flag high.
    "I am happy for winning the national award. The achievement shows that ZHETA is moving in line with the vision to promote and provide quality inclusive education. Learners seek to understand more about food chemistry through experiments and research and this should promote the food industry and help Zimbabwe to address food security issues from a more informed position," Makomeke said.
     Madlala Lodge in Bulawayo proprietor, Loice Muguni was the guest of honour at the awards ceremony and praised Masvingo province for doing well.
    Makomeke also paid tribute to National Association of Secondary Heads (NASH) for the support given to ZHETA for the Victoria Falls conference.
    NASH Masvingo provincial head in charge of subject panels Mirirai Mutanda of Gutu High and his deputy education Shardreck Sacrament also attended the prize giving ceremony.
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