Staff Profile – 10 Mrs Katonha, Head of Languages

Born: Chivhu

Trained: Gweru Teachers College 1992

Specialism in Languages, teaching Shona & English

Taught at Pakati since 2001

Life at Pakati: Having a great time at Pakati. Pakati is a small school but it is excelling on the sporting side. Small as it is, it’s managing to reach as far as the national competitions in athletics. This is quite motivating for both pupils and teachers.

I am also interested in Law as well as teaching.


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 spent the last 13 years as a Civil Servant in Bradford. I married a Zimbabwean woman & we have 2 sons.

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