Hon. Prof. Paul Mavima


Hon. Minister

of Primary and Secondary Education




 Professor Mavima did Primary Education in Kwekwe and Gokwe

  1. Secondary Education at Amaveni Secondary School in Kwekwe
  2. High school at Fletcher High School
  3. Bachelor of Science in Politics and Administration and Master of Public Administration (UZ)
  4. PhD in Public Administration and Policy (Florida State University, USA)

Professional Experience


  1. 1987 – 1988: Administration Officer, Ministry of Public Construction and National Housing
  2. 1988 –    1990  Teaching   Assistant, Department                           of                 Political and Administrative Studies, UZ
  3. 1990 – 1994 Lecturer, Department of Political and Administrative Studies, UZ
  4. 1994 obtained the Fulbright Fellowship to study for a PhD in Public Administration and Policy at the Florida State University
  5. 1994 –  2000,  Teaching  and  Research Associate, Florida State University, USA
  6. January to August, 2000 Policy Analyst, Parliament of the State of Florida, USA
  7. August 2000 to July 2007, Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University, Michigan USA
  8. August 2007   to   March      2009, Associate           Professor       of          Public Administration and Policy, Grand Valley State University
  • 9. March 2009 to July 2013, Principal Director in the Office of Deputy Prime Minister Mutambara