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THE ROLE OF
ZIMCHE
ZIMCHE WORKSHOP ON QA IN HEIs
MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY
10 NOVEMBER 2011
Evelyn Garwe
Deputy CEO
Presentation Overview
• ZIMCHE Act
• Mandate
• Core Functions
• Structure of ZIMCHE
Profiles of Council Members
Committees of Council
The Secretariat
THE ZIMCHE ACT
• The framework of the system of
HE in Zimbabwe is defined in
the ZIMCHE Act, Chapter 25:27
which was promulgated in 2006
• The Act repealed the National
Council for Higher Education
Act, Chapter 25:08
ZIMCHE MANDATE
• Promote, coordinate & improve
relevance & quality of HE
• Act as a regulator in the
determination and maintenance of
standards of teaching,
examinations, academic
qualifications & research
in HEIs
CORE FUNCTIONS
 Develop & recommend policy on HE
 Register & deregister HEIs;
 Accredit & regularly audit HEIs, programmes & courses;
 Provide advice on the budgeting & funding arrangements
for HEIs;
 to assist HEIs in the training of high calibre staff;
 Promote international co-operation & facilitate exchange
programmes in HE;
 Provide documentation, information & PR services for HE
& training;
 Promote equity in & access to HE
HE IN ZIMBABWE
ZIMCHE
Private
Universities
(6)
State
Universities
(9)
Associate
Institutions
(still compiling)
Registered
Colleges
(1)
The ZIMCHE working environment
The President of The State
H&TE Minister
ZIMCHE
H& TE
Institutions
THE STRUCTURE OF ZIMCHE
COUNCIL
o Council is the governing body & provides
policy direction.
o Appointed by the Minister on a 3-year term
on the basis of expertise & experience in HE
and research & ability to give guidance and
advice on matters of HE in the country in
order to ensure that the functions of Council
are discharged according to the
highest professional standards.
COUNCIL
The membership is 21 & consists of:
• A chairman & a Vice Chairman.
• 9 members who are not members of the public
service, of whom at least 3 are external to the
HE sector.
• 3 Permanent Secretaries of ministries relevant to
the development of HE
• 3 VCs representing both public and private
universities
• The Chief Executive Officer
• 3 members of international repute
co-opted by the 18 members
appointed by the Minister
PROFILES OF COUNCIL MEMBERS
POSITION/ SECTION NAME/ GENDER
QUALIFICATIONS
EXPERIENCE
Chairman
Section 7(1)(a)
Prof. C.J. Chetsanga
(Male)
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BSc, Califonia
MSc, Toronto
PhD, Toronto
DSc (Honorary),
UZ
Vice-Chairman
Section 7(1)(a)
Prof. S.V. Mubako
(Male)
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BA, UNISA
LLB, Ireland
LLM, UK
LLM, Harvard
LLD, UK
♦ Former
Chairman –
NCHE,
♦ Ex-President
Zimbabwe
Academy of
Sciences
♦ Former PVC – UZ
♦ Professor of Law
at MSU
♦ Former Govt
Minister
♦ Former High
Court Judge
♦ Former
Ambassador to
the USA
Members who
are not
members of
the Public
Service, of
whom at least
3 shall be
external to the
HE sector
Section 7(1)(a)
Dr R. Mafoti
(Male)
 BSc, Lesotho
 MSc, UK
 PhD, Texas
Dr G.M. Mandishona
(Male)
 BSc, UK
 MSc, UK
 PhD, USA
Dr P.S. Makurira
(Male)
 MBCHB, UZ
 MBA, NUST
Prof L.R. Ndlovu
(Male)
 BSc Sierra Leone
 MSc, UK
 PhD, Canada
Dr P. Kurasha
(Female)
 BBS, UZ
 MBA, USA
 PhD, RSA
♦ Director-General SIRDC,
♦ Chairman of CUT
Council
♦ Chairman of HIT
Board
♦ Chairman, ZIMRA
♦ Ex-Director of CSO
♦ Former ChairmanMedical and Dental
Practitioners’ Council,
♦ President-Health
Professions Authority
of Zimbabwe,
♦ Vice Chairman of
ZOU Council
♦ VC of NUST
♦ Former Dean, UZ
♦ VC of ZOU,
♦ Ex- Board Member of
SIRDC
♦ Board Member
Longman
Members who
are not
members of
the Public
Service, of
whom at least
three shall be
external to the
HE section
Section 7(1)(a)
Prof. M. M.
Mhloyi
(Female)
Prof. H. H. Patel
(Male)
 BSc, USA
 MA, USA
 PhD, USA
♦ Associate Professor - UZ
♦ Ex-Chairperson,
Sociology Dept -UZ
 BSc, UK.,
 MA,
California
 PhD,
California
Prof L.S.
Zijenah
(Female)
 BSc, (Hons),
UK
 MSc,
Canada
 PhD, UK
Dr I. M.
Sibanda
(Male)
 BSc, UZ
 MA, UK
 PhD, UZ
♦ Professor Emeritus &
Professor of Political
Science – UZ
♦ Ex-Zimbabwean
Ambassador to Australia,
NZealand & Singapore
♦ Professor/Chairperson Immunology Dept. at UZ
♦ Ex-Chairperson - Foreign
Researchers Committee
(RCZ)
♦ Chairperson Department Pathology
♦ Ex -Director of ZIMSEC
♦ Ex -PS for Education &
President’s Office
♦ Chairman Trust Academy
Permanent
Secretaries
of
Ministries
Section
7(1)(d)
Dr W. T.
Mbizvo
(Male)
 BEd, UZ ♦ PS for Higher and
Tertiary Education
 MPhil, UZ
♦ Ex-Technical Advisor  PhD, RSA
World Bank
Mr W. L.
Manungo
(Male)
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Prof F. P.
Gudyanga
(Male)
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♦ Founder Principal Chinhoyi Technical
Trs. College and HIT
BA Econ ♦ PS for Finance
♦ Former Principal
(Hons)
Director-Economic
MSc, UZ
Development
♦ Former Director - RBZ
♦ PS for Science &
BSc, UZ
Technology
MSc, UK
Development
MPhil, UK ♦ Former Chairman of
PhD, UK
Research Council of
Zimbabwe
Vice
Chancellors
Section
7(1)(e)
♦ VC of UZ
Prof L. M.  BSc, UK
♦ VC of ZIMSEC
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BSc
(Hons),
Nyagura
♦ Director - Human
UZ
Resources Research
(Male)
 MSc, RSA
Centre.
 PhD, USA
Prof N. M.  BA,
Botswana
Bhebe
 PhD, UK
(Male)
♦ VC of MSU
♦ Professor of History
and Writer
♦ President - Historical
Association of
Zimbabwe
Prof N. M.  BA (Hons),
UK
Maphosa
 MEd, UZ
(Male)
 PhD, UZ
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VC of Solusi University
Ex-Deputy Sec. - PSC
Chairman of ZIMSEC
Ex-Board Member
Botswana Tertiary
Education Council
CEO ZIMCHE VACANT
Section 7(1)(f)
Members of VACANT
international
repute (3)
Section 7(1)(g)
COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL
• Council executes its functions through
specialist Committees and the
Secretariat.
• The committees examine and determine
specific issues and advise the Council
on action to be taken.
• The committees engage the services of
resource persons and peer reviewers
where necessary.
1. Executive Committee of Council
This is the principal committee of Council. It
has the following membership:
• The Chairperson of the Council (Prof. C.J.
Chetsanga)
• The Vice-Chairperson of council (Prof. S.V.
Mubako)
• The Chairperson of the HEQAC (Prof. L.M.
Nyagura)
• One member appointed by Council from among
the nine members appointed into Council in
accordance with Section 7 (1) (C) (Prof. H. Patel).
• The Chief Executive Officer
2. HE Quality Assurance Committee
This Committee is responsible for
recommending to Council all issues to do with
QA in HE including:
 assessing & ensuring the establishment &
maintenance of high academic stds in universities
& institutions that have applied for accreditation.
 evaluation & approval of curricula of academic
programmes & assessment of academic resources
supporting such programmes.
 Recommends to Council the national
standards on recognition and equation
of qualifications from various parts of
the world
HE Quality Assurance Committee
Membership:
• Prof. L. M. Nyagura– Chairperson
• Prof. L. R. Ndlovu
• Prof. F. P. Gudyanga
• Dr R. Mafoti
• Chief Executive Officer
3. HE Funding and Financing Committee
 Responsible for advising Council on all issues of
funding, audit & internal controls, risk management
and remuneration in HE including policies,
principles, formulae & criteria governing allocation
of public funds to HEIs.
 The membership is as follows:
• Prof. N.M. Bhebe – Chairperson
• Dr. P. Makurira
• Mr W. L. Manungo
• Chief Executive Officer
4. Human Resource Committee
This committee is responsible for looking
into issues of staff welfare including to
recruitment, retention & promotion .
 It has the following membership:
• Dr. G. Mandishona – Chairperson
• Prof. L.S. Zijenah
• Prof. M.M. Mhloyi
• Dr. W.T. Mbizvo
5. Academic and Student Affairs Committee
This committee is responsible for looking into
issues of the welfare of students.
• It has the following membership:
 Prof. M.M. Mhloyi –Chairperson
 Prof. L.S Zijena
 Dr W.T. Mbizvo
 Dr I.M. Sibanda
 Dr P. Kurasha
 Prof. N.M. Maphosa
 CEO
ZIMCHE SECRETARIAT
• The Secretariat is headed by the CEO
and ex-officio member of Council
• The CEO is appointed by the Minister
of Higher and Tertiary Education
• The role of the Secretariat is to
facilitate and coordinate the work of
Council.
SECRETARIAT STRUCTURE
The Secretariat operates through 3
Directorates each headed by a PD:
• Registration and Accreditation;
• Academic and Institutional Audits
• HR, Admin and Finance
PROFILES OF SECRETARIAT STAFF
Position
Equivalence Incumbent Qualifications
CEO (1)
60%
above
Grade 1
Grade 1
Deputy
CEO (1)
Experience
VACANT
Dr Evelyn
C. Garwe
 BSc Agriculture,
UZ
 MSc Animal
Nutrition, UK
 MSc Strategic
Management,
CUT
 PhD Animal
Science, UZ/UK
♦ Secretary Research and
Intellectual Expo
♦ Local Contact Point EU
CPNAfrica Project for
Young African Scientists
♦ Chairperson Agriculture
Research Council
♦ Board Member,
Agriculture Research
Council
♦ Former Dean, CUT
♦ Former Faculty
Coordinator, WUA
♦ Former National Beef
and Dairy Specialist,
AGRITEX
Principal
Grade 2
Directors (3)
Prof.
Registration &
Obert P.
Accreditation
Ndawi
Academic &
Institutional
Audits
Dr Hilton
H.
Chikuya
HR, Admin &
Finance
Mr
Godfrey
Gurira
 BSc Science
Education, UZ
 MED
Curriculum
Studies, UZ
 PhD Teacher
Education, UZ
 BA General,
UZ
 MSc Adult
Education, UZ
 PhD Adult
Education,
UNISA
♦ Professor of
Education
♦ Dean, MSU
♦ Chairman of
Department, UZ
 BSc Hons
Politics and
Admin, UZ
 MSc. Public
Admin, UZ
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♦ Executive Dean, CUT
♦ Dean, Student Services
& Support Unit, ZOU
♦ Regional Director, ZOU
♦ Deputy Dean of
Students, UZ
♦ Education Officer
Registrar MSU
Director of Exams, UZ
Assistant Registrar, UZ
Divisional Manager,
Command Security
♦ War veteran
Directors (4)
Registration &
Accreditation
Academic &
Institutional Audits
Grade 3(a) Dr Lazarus
Nembaware
Mr Lovemore
C.K. Gwati
 BED Hons Bristol
University
 MED Applied Edu
Research and
Assessment, Man
University
 DPhil Educational
Standards, UZ
♦
♦
Assistant Director, ZIMSEC
Education Officer
 Lic.Ed
 MSc Maths Education
♦
Board Member UZ School
of Social Work
Board Member Foreign
Researchers Committee of
RCZ
HE Administration
Lecturer
♦
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♦
Finance
ODL & Marketing
Mr Neshamba
VACANT
 BCom Accounting
 Part C CIS
 Current studies MCom
in CPA
♦
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♦
Chief Accountant NIPC
Accountant Auditor
General’s Office
Chief Accountant Ministry
of Local Government
Managers (3) Grade 5 Mr Norman
ICT
Ncube
Info and PR
Manager
VACANT
Senior
Internal
Auditor
VACANT
 BSc in Computer ♦ ICT Specialist
Science Hons
ACBF/WUA
(NUST)
♦ Network Admin.
 Diploma in
(NUST)
Computer Studies ♦ Systems Admin.
(ABAC UK)
(Natpham)
 Current studies
MBA (NUST)
Officers (8)
Grade 6
 BSc PolAd, UZ.
HR and Admin
Ms Agnes
Nyamarebvu  Diploma in
Personnel Mgt
Institute of People
Mgt
Accounting
Mr Nyawo  Diploma in
Financial
Accounting
Institute of
Administration &
Commerce
 Accounting Levels
1-4 Pitman
 MBA (ZOU)
Registration &
Cecilia
Accreditation
Chinembiri  MA African History
(UZ)
 GCE (UZ)
 BA Joint Hons
(Univ. of Rhodesia)
♦ Admin Assistant HIT
♦ Deputy Manager PSC
♦ Principal Admin
Officer Ministry of
Education
♦ Chief Accountant
Ministry of
Environment & Natural
Resources
♦ Senior Accountant,
MoHTE
♦ Accountant , MoHTE
♦ GZU Lecturer
♦ Morgan ZINTEC
Lecturer
♦ NCHE Officer
♦ High School Teacher
Librarian
Grade 6 VACANT
Finance
VACANT
Research &
Evaluation
VACANT
ODL &
Marketing
VACANT
Support Staff (3) Grade 7
ICT Technician
VACANT
Library assistant
VACANT
Internal Auditor
VACANT
Personal assistants (9) Grade 8
Elizabeth Maganga
Mrs Caroline Fohlo
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BMgt HR Mgt, ZOU
Diploma in Office Mgt & Admin
Shorthand (110WPM) Diploma, HEXCO
Book-keeping & Accounts Adva, Pitman
Public Relation –LCCI
Audio Certificate
BSc (Hons) Psychology, ZOU
Diploma in Audio Transcription
Advanced Certificate in Word Processing
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Chief Secretary, UZ Animal Science Dept
Senior Secretary, UZ,
Secretary, UZ
Copy Typist, UZ
♦ Chief Secretary, MSU
♦ Senior Secretary, MSU
♦ Secretary , MSU
Florence Chimbumu Grade 10
 Diploma in Admin (HEXCO)
 Diploma in Secretarial Studies (HEXCO)
♦ Personal Assistant, CEO’s Office,
♦ Properties Administrator, ZIMSEC
Tsitsi
Goredema
 Office Admin Diploma (IAC )
 Business practice (LCCI)
Khangelani
Shoko
 National Diploma in Secretarial Studies
 Foundation for Business Studies Diploma
Hope
Chirinda
 Diploma, Executive Assistance
 National Certificate Secretarial Studies
Zvinatsei
Dandure
Molly R.
Ndhlovu
 National Diploma Secretarial Studies
♦ Secretary- Comptroller & A-General
♦ Bursar-Dzivaresekwa 1 High
♦ Clerk Typist-St Nicholas Kindergarten
Teacher Training School
♦ PA, MSU
♦ Senior Secretary MSU
♦ PA, Ministry of Local Government Public
Works and National Housing
♦ PA, KPMG Chartered Accountant
♦ PA, ZIMSEC
♦ PA, Ministry of Industry & International
Trade
♦ Typist PSC
♦ Executive Assistant MHTE
♦ Assistant to Admin Clerk OK Zimbabwe
 Diploma in Secretarial Studies
♦ Private Secretary, TelOne
♦ Typist Stenographer, PSC
Receptionists (2)
Florence
Mutanhaurwa
Maidei
Nyahoja
Technical
Assistant
Simeon
Mathaba
Driver (2)
John
Mutanga
Clayton
Sibanda
Grade 12
 Receptionist Certificate
 Certificate in Office
Administration
 National Diploma in Information ♦ Officer Orderly, Ministry of
Technology
Justice
 National Certificate in
♦ Data Capture- Central
Microcomputer Technology Part I Vehicle Registration
 Certificate Data Communication
Networking
 Z.J.C.
♦ Zimbabwe Agriculture
Society Security Manager
♦ Police Officer
 7 ‘O’ levels
 Class 1 Driver’s Licence
 Certificate in Defensive Driving
♦ ZIMRA BYO – Office
Assistant (2001-2004)
♦ ZIMRA Regional Office –
Driver (2004 - Jan 2011)
Cleaner (2)
Antony
Matono
Priscilla
Gwandu
Grade 16
 5 ‘O’ Levels
 Certificate in
Grooming and
Deportment
♦Cleaner –
International
Organization for
Migration (IOM)
Conclusion
• This paper has explained that
ZIMCHE was established by an Act
of Parliament, explained its
functions and its composition.
• Good working relations among all
stakeholders in HE will enable
ZIMCHE to promote quality in HE in
Zimbabwe.

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