Zimbabwe Open University is a state University like all the other state universities in the country and falls under the Ministry of Higher & Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development. The ministry is headed by Minister, Hon. Professor Jonathan Moyo, deputised by Hon. Dr. Godfrey Gandawa, and The Permanent Secretary is Professor Francis Gudyanga.
Hon. Professor Jonathan Moyo
Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development
Hon. Dr. Godfrey Gandawa
Deputy Minister for Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development
Professor Francis Gudyanga
Permanent Secretary – Ministry for Higher & Tertiary Education, Science & Technology Development
Functions of the Ministry:
- The Ministry is responsible for quality assurance of Higher Education and to determine the policies and direction of the higher educational system in Zimbabwe.
- Formulate an effective Science and Technology policy and implement within different institutions and to guide efforts aimed at encouraging girls to improve their technological capabilities.
- Establishing a strong scientific and technological base through strengthening of the teaching and learning of Mathematics and Science.
For more information about the Ministry visit them at:
New Complex Building, 6th Floor, F Block
Cnr 3rd Street / Samora Machel Avenue
Bag CY 7732, Causeway
Telephone: +263-4-736862 Fax: +263-4-706516