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Institution produces top-notch journalists

The college, which is the pioneer is training journalists in this country having started in 1976, continues to produce top-notch journalists who are doing well in the media.

Some of the prominent journalists who have passed through our corridors include television personalities Oscar Pambuka, Sugar Chagonda and Marion Shaba, among others.  The college now boasts of state-of-the-art television production equipment for training purposes.

For some of the programmes, Ccosa has an associateship with some higher-level academic institutions such as Zimbabwe Open University.  The institution also has an examinations advisory board manned by eminent educationists, seasoned journalists and business people.

The main academic focus of the college is academic excellence through quality assurance and the education of the whole person in physical, mental and spiritual senses.  To this end, Ccosa has weekly religious sermons for staff and students, where they receive counselling and strengthening in Christian values.

Contrary to them, other colleges emphasise on providing tuition only, but Ccosa puts up with their Christian and moral values, at all costs. They train a person so that he or she does not only acquire journalistic knowledge, but becomes a complete, responsible member of society.

Ccosa also strives to enhance the holistic development of students, grounding them firmly within their historical, social, intellectual, political and social context.  Respect for human dignity, the law and cultural norms are at the core of the institution’s efforts.

The college boasts of consistent results of high grades and a team of highly qualified, experienced and professional lecturers, and provides a spacious and conducive learning environment.

Other short courses on offer include Editing and Production, Ndebele, French, Portuguese and English as second languages and the college offers lectures for day, evening and weekend students, to cater for everyone.

The college also runs June and November examination revision classes for both ordinary and advanced levels, in all subjects. The programme deals specifically in thrashing of key examination areas, ensuring individualised attention and reviewing of past examination papers.

The college’s headquarters is at Boka Islip house, corner Samora Machel Avenue and Park Street.

For further details contact:
The Reception — 04- 792 722-3

Elizabeth Linda Dumbreni Supplements Reporter

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No 1 Union Avenue, 1st Block, 3rd Floor, Harare
Email elizabethd@zimind.co.zw Website www.theindependent.co.zw

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