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Welcome to Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe

Welcome to the Progressive Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe website. Through our site, we strive to provide an information platform for all those interested in labour and educational issues in Zimbabwe. We are particularly inspired to know that you have spared your valuable time to know what is happening in our schools "Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own." - Nikos Kazantzakis... Read More 


HIV/AIDS Fund There is inequitable access to free antiretroviral drug treatment in Zimbabwe. Most teachers, just like other citizens who test HIV positive and are clinically due for ART are failing to get ARVs through the public health delivery system. In June 2006, the PTUZ demonstrated at the National AIDS Council (NAC) offices in Harare demanding equitable... Read More 

Right to Legal Representation violated

Disciplinary Committees constituted by the Ministry of Education Sport and Culture are denying teachers their right to legal representation. This is a clear violation of the section.In a recent case, Wilbert Muringani, a graduate of the PTUZ Paralegal Training Project was barred access into an office where a PTUZ member Sister Catherine Munekani was appearing to answer ...Read More