Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 213

Table of Content: May 2011; 3(5)

May 2011

Hopes and hiccups expressed: Barriers to university female lecturers’ promotion

  The study explored barriers to promotion for university female lecturers to leadership positions. In Zimbabwe, women have gained legal rights through government pronounced policies such as the Gender policy and Affirmative Action policy (Government of Zimbabwe, 2004; Chabaya et al., 2009). The theoretical framework used is critical feminism which deals with issues that marginalize women from leadership roles...

Author(s): Rose M. Mugweni, Tafara Mufanechiya and Thelma Dhlomo

May 2011

Motivating Zimbabwean secondary school students to learn: A challenge

  Motivating Zimbabwean secondary school students to learn has been a daunting task for both parents and teachers. The economic and social situation obtaining in Zimbabwe has not encouraged secondary school students to take education seriously and prepare themselves for service and contribution to nation building and self- development. Thus the study sought to understand factors that militate against student...

Author(s): Tafara Mufanechiya and Albert Mufanechiya