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/Mrs Nyembezi Pipi Dapira
Mrs Nyembezi Pipi Dapira

Position: Lecturer

Department: Applied Education
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  • Masters of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Degree -Solusi University, Zimbabwe
  • Bachelor of Education in Home Economics Degree – University of Zimbabwe
  • Certificate in Teacher Education- Gweru Teacher’s College, Zimbabwe


  • Impact of change in fashion and fabrics cause work requirements at Ordinary Level: A Case of Lower Gweru Schools- Zimbabwe Journals of National University of Science and Technology (2014) Dapira. N. P., Shoko. B and Mpala. S
  • The effects of the current Textile of Clothing Design syllabus 9192 on the Teaching and learning of the Subject at Advanced Level-The Dyke. Volume 6. Number 4. (2012). Dapira. N.P, Shoko. B and Mukoko. A
  • Dapira NP and MasukuJ( 2013) Indigenous communities and Industrial linkages;; . The influence of Cultural patterns on ethnicity on contemporary dress pattern in Zimbabwe Strengthening the link between indigenous communities and industries-Cambridge Scholars publishers.
  • The effects of corporal punishment on the teaching and learning of Fashion and Fabrics: Asian Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 14 of 2013.

Work in Progress

  • On the interpretation, implementation and creativity limitations of the Zimsec Fashion and fabrics syllabus 6051/3 in the face of contemporary fashion. A case of Gweru Urban Scholars.
  • The effects of consumer education on consumer purchasing patterns: A case of Mutareurban community.

Community Engagement:

  • Judge for Miss Kuyedza Construction and modelling competition (police women s wives club)
  • External Assessors for HEXCO Poly Technical colleges.
  • Advisor to Midlands Christian  Ladies society on dress and garment construction

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