The History syllabus covers the last two years of secondary education (Forms 5 and 6). It builds on the Forms The History syllabus covers the last two years of secondary education (Forms 5 and 6). It builds on the Forms 1 to 4 History syllabus by continuing with the earlier themes in greater detail. The syllabus also introduces new themes in the study of the History of Zimbabwe and the wider world. In order to safeguard Zimbabwe’s important national heritage and enable learners to participate effectively in the local and international community, it is crucial for learners studying History to acquire skills and knowledge for a deeper understanding of how societies develop socially, economically and politically and the way they relate to each other. The syllabus is designed for learners from diverse backgrounds and deals with socio-economic as well as political status of both men and women from the Stone Age era to the present. It seeks to promote Unhu/Ubuntu/Vumunhu (societal norms and values), instill patriotism and celebrate diversity which are critical for nation-building and responsible citizenship.