Summary of the Faculty
Welcome to the Faculty of Science. This is a growing faculty that is poised to be the anchor of Zimbabwe Open University’s innovation drive.
The Innovation drive that is being promoted by institutions of higher learning in Zimbabwe dictates that the understanding of basic sciences takes the centre stage. The teaching and research in basic and applied sciences becomes the indispensable tool with which institutions of higher learning can contribute towards a knowledge-based economy.
The Faculty of Science at the Zimbabwe Open University has focused its efforts towards the revolutionarising the teaching and learning of Science in an ODEL environment. This is being achieved through innovative teaching methodologies that are learner-oriented. The emphasis is on increased online interaction between the leaners and lecturers on the learning platform.
Problem based learning is also encouraged in the faculty to ensure that learning is directed towards solving problems in the communities. The Faculty strives to ensure that the learning of science is enjoyable and application of the acquired knowledge is put into immediate practical use.
Come and experience the joy of learning science at ZOU.