HARARE – Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavhima made the announcement in Harare today (Thursday) that the O’ level English results have been nullified with immediate effect.
Primary and Secondary Education Minister Professor Paul Mavhima says the November 2017 Ordinary Level examination English Language Paper 2 results have been nullified following widespread cheating through social media.
The new development was validated during the marking of the paper.
According to announcement, the exam will be reset and candidates will have to re-write on Friday 16 February from 1000 hrs to 1200 hrs.
All candidates are required to report to the 2017 exam centers for the exam.
Release of results put on hold
The release of the 2017 O-level exam results has been put on hold pending the finalization of the re-writing and re-marking of the exams.
Students will not be required to pay exam fees and students are restricted from writing at other centres.
Cheating students banned
The candidates who were caught cheating on the previous exam have been banned from re-writing.
Minister Mavhima said the decision was a painstaking one but is in the pursuit of maintaining the integrity of the national exams.