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absolom chikoto
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:24 EDT
enquiry
Mr Absolom Chikoto
Africa Music Conservatory Trust
c/o Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education
Room 7 NASSA building
46 Inyati drive
Chiredzi
Zimbawe
+263
abchikoto@gmail.com,conafricamusicc@gmail.com +263 774 076 738

10 April 2015

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

Dear sir/ madam

ENQUIRY FOR ASSITANCE ON HOW TO ACCESS EDUCATIONAL DONATIONS FOR NEW PROPOSED UNIVERSITY PROJECT IN MASVINGO ZIMBABAWE

We kindly enquire how we can access donations for the new proposed University College project to be based in parts of Masvingo, Mutare, Beit-bridge , Kariba Chinhoyi ,Murehwa ,Gokwe and Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, just like how ZOU started. The proposed project intents to impart psychomotor degrees of music education, sports, early childhood development foundation phase education, teacher education and IT technology programs. It shall start as an affiliate of the Midlands State University find attached documents. May you please help us to access or be linked to donors who can provide us with the following needs.
We are in need of:
• Books for the above degrees in pallets for each of the above programs or as container
• Computers fifty for library and fifty for ICT, printer’s (heavy duty), ten ,photo copiers five heavy duty
• Library equipment book shelves (etc)…
• Class music instruments, piano, keyboards, brass, strings, wind and books on teaching instruments.
• water and sanitation assistance bore hall, tanks, toilets
• teaching and learning materials of laptops (ten)projectors ten, chairs 300,office furniture desks and chairs ten , screen boards OLD COMPUTERS=100
• Infrastructure development of fencing 2 000 meters, renovations costs of electrical repairs, flooring, painting of our current lease rental premises, rental costs, and building of new learning rooms.
• sponsorship of operations cost and a daily running of institutions and support staff
• assistance of vehicles for administration staff
• VOLUNTEER LECTURERES FROM OVERSEES FOR THE ABOVE DEGREE PROGRAMS

HELP US AS WELL ON HOW WE CAN ACCESSS DONORS OF THE ABOVE NEEDS.

Of all the above, the Africa Music Conservatory Trust will not add value or profit to beneficiaries hence offering programs on charity basis. Find attached herewith deeds of trust, higher education registration, due diligence of university which we shall start as a satellite of as a college, project proposal, development plan.

We also appeal to schools, colleges, library associations and universities to discard to us, help us to help them: educational literacy.
Lastly, I am a researcher, I humbly beg and respectfully ask for one set of music education books for levels form one to four in that country, and pre-grade to grade seven levels or related levels in English language.

We look forward to your informative reply

Thank you much
Yours faithfully
Absolom Chikoto (AMC Trust Founder)
Africa Music Conservatory Trust
The Rise of Music Education in Africa
Appendix
Some of the suggested music books for music books donations here are suggested subject topics for related or relevant books
Music research and research methodology
Music and the community
Organology
Musicology
Music composition
Instrumental studies
Choir
Recorder
guitar
piano
keyboard
trumpet trombone tuber

World cultures
World music studies
African studies
Communication skills
Harmony and counterpoint
Melody writing
Composition analysis
Ear training
Transcription and analysis
Ethnomusicology
Ensemble and band performances
Music teaching methodologies
Philosophy of music
Psychology of music
Music encyclopaedias
Music dictionaries
African studies and music
ICT ICDL and music software’s
Music technology
Music notation software
Jazz music
Teaching music instruments of orchestra
History of African music
History of western music
Statistics
Ethnomusicology and ethnography
Teacher education studies in music
Curriculum issues in education
Management of education
theory of music grades
Musical sound
Music notation
Tonality and harmony
Music and the law
Music form/form of music
Music recordings
Dance and African music
Popular music
Oriental music
Music management marketing and law

Other books required ten or more volumes on each topic

Music of southern African encounter
Introduction to Culture and Heritage
Academic Writing and Presentation Skills
Elements of Music in Early Childhood Development
Language and Play in Early Childhood Development
Instrumental Studies and Performance 1
Foundations of Music Education in
Early Childhood Development
Information and Communication Technology
Music Acquisition in Early Childhood Development
Instrumental Studies and Performance 2
Introduction to Zimbabwe History
African Philosophy and Thought
Choral Music Management
Music Notation in Early Childhood Development
Pedagogical Issues in Music Education
Measurement and Evaluation in Music
Sociology of Music Education
Philosophy of music
Psychology of music
Teaching children music
Orchestration
Choral direction
Expressive Arts in Early Childhood Development
Percussion Band
Practice and Appreciation of Music in
Childhood Development
Administration of Music in Early Childhood
Development
Research Project
Ethnomusicology and Ethnography
Instruments of Major Specialization
Special Needs and Music Education in
Early Childhood Development
Arts and Culture Management





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MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY
P Bag 9055
GWERU
Zimbabwe
Telephone: 054-260464/260450


DUE DILIGENCE FORM

Name of College Africa Music Conservatory

Address (Physical) c/oVictoria High School, Citrus Road, Rhodene, Masvingo
PO Box 1011
Masvingo
Cell phone 0774076738
Email abchikoto@gmail.com

Directions From Gweru first robot after Crocco motors at Tongogara corner Gay Robertson turn left ,go straight north, leave hospital road to the left go straight until roundabout, turn left, go straight at another roundabout at Citrus road turn left and about hundred metres you shall approach the Victoria High School main gate.There’s Africa Music Conservatory

1. INSTITUTIONAL ESTABLISHMENT

Through what legal instrument is the Institution established, eg, Act of Parliament, Deed of Trust or other? (attach copy).

Africa Music Conservatory is established as a registered collegeunder Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education. The institution exists under the auspices of the Africa Music Conservatory Trust, an organisation that is duly registered with the Registrar of Deeds as a Trust. The trust is the Responsible Authority of the College, managed by the Board of Trustees

1.1 When were you established?

September 12/ 2012

1.2 Accrediting Authority.

The College is registered with the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education and presently accredited to the Higher Education Examinations Council (HEXCO) Zimbabwe and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music London.

A proposal is being made for the College to accredit as an Associate/Affiliate College of the Midlands State University for the degree of music and musicology honours degree as an affiliate and the diploma in music as an associate

2. INSTITUTIONAL GOVERNANCE

2.1 Administration Officers

2.1.1 Chief Executive Officer/Principal (include name and qualifications)

1. Founder of Africa Music Conservatory Trust, the Trust that acts as the Responsible Authority of Africa Music Conservatory

Mr. Absolom Chikoto, Bachelor of Music in Jazz, Zimbabwe College of Music Associate of Africa University( 2011),Diploma in Education (UZ)1998,
I.D. No. 22-145969-22.
Date of Birth: 31 August 1974.
Cell phone: 0774076738
Email abchikoto@gmail.com
2. The Principal of the Africa Music Conservatory
Mrs. Judith Ushe, Masters in Teacher Education (UZ) 2007,B.Ed Teacher Education in Music (UZ) 2003,Diploma in Education Mkoba Teachers College (1992),Theory of Music Grade 6 ABRSM ,London,
I.D. No: 63-205581-S71.
Date of Birth:26/08/1963.

3.Vice Principal
Mrs. Alice Hadebe,BEd. Music (GZU) 2010, Diploma in Education Mkoba (1996),O level.
I.D.No: 27-104903A-27.
Justification for vice principal, she is head of department for diploma courses
2.1.2 The Registrar (include name and qualifications)

Mr Mudzingwa Kudzayiishe, Masters of Education, (Education Administration and Policy Studies) ZOU, 2007, Bachelor of Arts in History and Religious Studies UZ, 1993, Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management (IPMZ), Diploma in Training Management (IPMZ), Graduate Diploma in Education,UZ, 2000.

The Librarian (include name and qualifications).

Mr.Tofara Rugara, M.A. Development Studies, Bachelors Degree in Adult Education, National Diploma in Library and Information Science, O level.
Assistant Librarian
Mr.Solomon Gwerevende, B.A. General in Art and Music (GZU)2010,Alevel,Olevel
2.2 Terms of Reference and Composition of Board of Studies/Academic Board.
• Is the standing committee responsible for all academic matters relating to Africa Music Conservatory
• Advises the Principal, Vice Principal, Registrar and all staff regarding academic decisions relating to African music teaching and research activities.
• Oversees matters of quality and implementing all academic functions.
• Formulates further and coordinates academic implementation of the Midlands State University policies
• Refers matters to Midlands State University Faculty of Social Science and the Department of Music and Musicology
• Oversees the implementation of the Africa Music conservatory approved courses teaching and learning
• Oversees the development, implementation and examination of the curriculum at Africa Music Conservatory in consultation with Midlands State University.

2.3 Orientation week for the Board of Studies/Academic Board.
One week before the commencement of lectures as determined by the College calendar.
Frequency of Meetings:
Six (4) times a year
Responsible Officer:
Africa Music Conservatory Trust Academic Chairperson, Mrs.Otilia Njitimani, Masters in Education Administration and Policy Planning,BA English language
Composition:
Subject Coordinators
1) Mr T Kuture ,Music Department Coordinator .Masters in Music
2) University Wide Courses Departmental Chairperson: Mr.Jenjekwa, Master of Education (Linguistics)
3) Coordinator - Research Methods: Mr. Mufanechiya ,Master of Education Curriculum Studies
4) Coordinator, Music theory and contemporary studies Mrs Ushe Judith Masters degree in teacher education ,music
5) Performance and Communication Skills ,Mr.Mareva ,Masters in Education ,languages
6) Coordinator, ICT:Mr.Cleopas Kwenda, Master of Science Degree in Computer Science
7) Advisory Council Board Chair Mr Manatsa ,Masters of music
8) Departmental Chairperson: Mr W. Zimidzi, Masters in Teacher Education (Music).
9) Africa Music Conservatory Trust Board Chairperson Dr Mugweni
10) Africa Music Conservatory Trust Academic Chairperson, , Mrs.Otilia Njitimani, Masters in Education Administration and Policy Planning,BA English language
11) Principal Mrs. Judith Ushe, Masters in Teacher Education (UZ) 2007,B.Ed Teacher Education in Music (UZ) 2003,Diploma in Education Mkoba Teachers College (1992),Theory of Music Grade 6 ABRSM ,London,
I.D. No: 63-205581-S71.
Date of Birth:26/08/1963.
12) Vice principal, Mrs. Alice Hadebe,BEd. Music (GZU) 2010, Diploma in Education Mkoba (1996),O level.
I.D.No: 27-104903A-27.
13) Secretary is Registrar, Mr Mudzingwa Kudzayiishe, Masters of Education, (Education Administration and Policy Studies) ZOU, 2007, Bachelor of Arts in History and Religious Studies UZ, 1993, Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management (IPMZ), Diploma in Training Management (IPMZ), Graduate Diploma in Education,UZ, 2000.
14) Departmental chair of the Midlands State University, Faculty of Social Science, Department of Music and Musicology or its nominee
15) Academic advisor
Professor Magwa, W. Vice Chancellor, Reformed Church University
PhD in Language and Literature
MEd in Language Education
BA Arts -UZ
2.3 Various Committees set up by the College
Advisory Council Academic Advisor
Professor Magwa, W. Vice Chancellor, Reformed Church University
PhD in Language and Literature
MEd in Language Education
BA Arts -UZ
Composition of Advisory Council
Mr.ManatsaUniversity of Zimbabwe Academic Chairperson IMPLEMENTATION
Mr.Makonese, Makonese and Ncube LegalPractitioners LEGAL

Mr.E.Chikoto YOo Africa Networking ICT
Dr.R. Mugweni GZU TECHNICAL
Mrs. O.Njitimani Education Inspector WELFARE
Mr.W.Zimidzi GZU STUDIES
Mr.T. Kuture Africa University, PROTOCOL
Quorum three quarters
The above mentioned filled in a declaration of secrecy and board appointment forms.

Finance and Budget Committee

Chair –AfricaMusic Conservatory Trust Finance Chairperson
Principal -Vice chairperson
Accountant as Secretary
Registrar
Vice Principal
Librarian

Academic Appointment Committee

Africa Music Conservatory Trust Board Chairperson
Africa Music Conservatory Trust Academic Board Chairperson
Vice Principal
Departmental Chair
Registrar as Secretary

Library and Equipment committee
Chair elected annually
Vice Principal
Librarian
One representative from each department
Secretary is Assistant Librarian

Disciplinary Committee

(Staff and students )
Chairperson: Mrs.Mwanyisa, Magistrate
Legal RepresentativeMr.Makonese
Vice Principal
Academic Chair
Lecturing Staff Coordinator
Lecturing staff from any department and concerned department
Registrar
Secretary – and implementing officer, Vice Principal

Examinations Committee
Chaired: Principal
Registrar
Music Chairperson
A Midlands State University Faculty of Social Science, Department of Music nominee.

Timetable Committee

Vice Principal
A Midlands State University nominee,
Registrar
Departmental Chair

Student Selection Committee

Chair: Principal
Vice Principal
Registrar
Departmental Chairpersons/Midlands State University
Coordinators

Salaries and Conditions of Service Committee
Chair: Finance Chair
Principal
Vice principal
Registrar
Advisory Committee Chairperson
Secretary – Accountant

2.4 Terms of Reference and Composition of the Students Representative Council

The student representative council will assist in facilitating student’s leadership representation and advocacy on learning and student welfare matters. It will also represent students in negotiations between college and students and together with college administration organise capacity building workshops for students and its leadership. The council will be a seven member committee elected by students from among students to help create and facilitate students activities and have committees such as health social and entertainment, transport ,academic ,sports, ICT .The council reports to the Vice Principal and the Registrar and its term of office will be one year.

Composition
• President
o Vice president
o Secretary general
o Treasury
o 4 Committee members
3. ACADEMIC STAFF

3.1 Total Establishment: Twelve (12)

3.2 Number in Post: Two (4)

3.3 State Number of Departments, names of staff, their qualifications and details of experience
• Music Departmental Chairperson: Mr W.Zimidzi, Masters in Teacher Education(Music).
• Music Coordinator: Mr. T.Kuture , Masters of Musicology
• University Wide Courses Departmental Chairperson: Mr.Jenjekwa, Master of Education (Linguistics)
• Coordinator -Research Methods:Mr.Mufanechiya ,Master of Education Curriculum Studies
• Coordinator,Music theory and contemporary studies Mrs Ushe Judith Masters degree in teacher education ,music
• Performance and Communication Skills ,Mr.Mareva ,Masters in Education ,languages
• Coordinator, I

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