The department of the Human Resources, Discipline, Training and Administration, implements policies and procedures for the approximately 130 996 employees in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education. Of the total number, 127 091 are teachers, Head of Departments, Deputy Heads and Heads of school located in 8953 primary and secondary schools while 3905 are administrators, districts of schools, Inspectors, Provincial Education Directors and other managerial employees.
The human resources cycle involves recruitment, selection, induction, performance management, promotions, discipline and separation. The department also processes approved foreign travel, manages the Ministry’s fleet of vehicles and its assets across the country. The department also plays a liaison role with the Teachers’ Unions, Church Education Secretaries, Association of Trust Schools and non-formal education colleges.
The department of structured as Southern and Northern Regions:
Southern Region comprises: Masvingo, Midlands, Bulawayo, Matabeleland North and Matabeleland South
Northern Region comprises: Harare, Manicaland, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, and Mashonaland Central
The Principal Director, Directors and Deputy Director for the Department are:
Chief Director: Mr L Tagara
Directors: Mr Muguse – Northern Region
Mrs Makonese – Southern Region
Mrs Mufukare – Discipline Division
Mrs Maramba – Training Division
Mr Nyanga - Administration