Staff Profile 8 – Mr Katonha, Head of Sciences Department, Teacher of Combined Sciences

Born: Murehwa District, Mashonaland East Province

Trained: Gweru Teachers College, 1981-83

Specialised in Physical Science, I teach Combined Sciences at present

Teacher at Pakati since 2000

Hobbies/interests? I enjoy watching netball, soccer at school, and soccer on television over the weekends

My father really inspired me into becoming a teacher since during his days as a teacher the profession was considered a noble one


My name is Chris Walker, and between January 1989 and September 1991 I worked, through VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), at Pakati Secondary School in Murehwa South district in Zimbabwe. I was a Maths teacher for 2 years, the Acting Head for the last 8 months there. I have also taught in Botswana & the UK, had 4 years working for VSO, and have been a Civil Servant in Bradford since 2005.

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