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Vice Chancellor in Higher Education Taskforce

Harare Institute of Technology Vice Chancellor, Eng. Q.C Kanhukamwe has been appointed to a Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Taskforce to drive industrialisation and mordenisation of the society through the Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Initiative.

The taskforce is composed of six members that include Professor Levi Nyagura, Vice Chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe who is the Chairperson, Great Zimbabwe University Vice Chancellor, Professor Rungano Zvobgo, Africa University Vice Chancellor, Professor Munashe Furusa, Professor Eddy Mwenje of Bindura University of Science Education, Lupane State University Vice Chancellor Professor Pardon Kuipa and Engineer Quinton Kanhukamwe, Vice Chancellor of Harare Institute of Technology.

Commenting on his appointment to the taskforce, the Vice Chancellor Eng. Q.C Kanhukamwe said he will give his best shot towards the work of the taskforce.

The taskforce was appointed following a tour of international universities by the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, together with Vice Chancellors and other representatives of the country’s tertiary institutions. The main purpose of the mission was to observe, to learn of the experiences some of the leading universities in these countries have acquired over a period with partner emphasis on STEM.

They visited countries such as Cuba, India, Brazil and Malaysia