Education

Top school threatens to withhold reports

1 day - 28 September 2016 | Education

Parents of children at the prestigious St Boniface College at Rundu have been told to pay an extra N$650 before the end of the term or risk their children not getting their report cards.The parents...

IUM graduates are ready for work

1 day - 28 September 2016 | Education

Marking yet another milestone in its impactful 14 year career as a university, the International University of Management (IUM) graduated just over 1 700 students on Monday in Windhoek at the Dorado Park main campus,...

Teachers vote in favour of strike

1 week ago - 19 September 2016 | Education

About 95% of Namibian teachers have voted in favour of strike action following a pay dispute with government, while 4.7% voted not to strike. Namibia National Teachers’ Union secretary-general Basilius Haingura confirmed that of the...

Pupils sit on bare floors at Kavango school

2 weeks ago - 15 September 2016 | Education

A severe shortage of desks and chairs at the Ndama Combined School in the Kavango East Region has forced many learners at the school to sit on the bare floors.A few relatively lucky ones make...

The great spanking debate

2 weeks ago - 14 September 2016 | Education

The debate on whether school-sanctioned physical punishment is legal in private schools was recently put to rest when a landmark High Court ruling found that corporal punishment is outlawed at all Namibian schools. While...

Opposition backs teachers

3 weeks ago - 07 September 2016 | Education

While teachers yesterday started voting on whether to embark on a nationwide strike, opposition parties have expressed their support and begged President Hage Geingob to...

Olukupa school receives hostel facilities

3 weeks ago - 06 September 2016 | Education

Olukupa Combined School in the Oshikoto Region can now offer its learners hostel accommodation thanks to a donation from a local company.The hostel facilities were...

Bogus training institutions to face the music

4 weeks ago - 01 September 2016 | Education

The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) and the line ministry is in the process of amending one of its Acts which will make accreditation compulsory for...

Ministry won’t bail out Unam defaulters

4 weeks ago - 31 August 2016 | Education

The Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation says it will not overrule the University of Namibia’s plan to bar students who owe money from...

'Shady' deal to improve pass rate

4 weeks ago - 31 August 2016 | Education

A decision by the Rehoboth High School (RHS) management to make 29 grade 10 learners complete the grade over two years has been condemned by...

Thousands of school certificates not collected

1 month - 29 August 2016 | Education

More than 250 000 grade 10 and 12 certificates still at the education ministry’s offices. The ministry’s spokesperson, Johanna Absalom, said the ministry has noted...

Government appeals to teachers

1 month - 22 August 2016 | Education

Government said it cannot afford more than a 5% general increase for teachers falling in salary grades 12 to 5 and that teachers must be...

Education

IUM honours business personalities

1 month - 09 August 2016 | Education

The International University of Management (IUM) hosted a star-studded special graduation ceremony at its Dorado Park Campus in Windhoek last week. The ceremony was held...

Varsity dropouts must pay up...

1 month - 05 August 2016 | Education

Celebrations over the non-registration fees for students at the University of Namibia following protest dubbed #VarsityLockdown earlier this year may have been short-lived, as the...

NUST appoints new council

1 month - 05 August 2016 | Education

The Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Itah Kandjii-Murangi, handed over letters of appointment to the new council members of the Namibia University of...

Foundation makes 25 dreams come...

1 month - 03 August 2016 | Education

The ONE Economy Foundation yesterday announced the successful applicants of the Talented Individual Programme (TIP) at Windhoek High School in Windhoek. TIP gives 25 young...

Kunene needs more school hostels

1 month - 03 August 2016 | Education

More hostels are needed for schools in the Kunene region to make education accessible to learners in the region. Schools mostly affected are those that...

Human rights education in schools...

2 months ago - 26 July 2016 | Education

School learners will no longer benefit from the Ombudsman’s Basic Human Rights programme, as the office has discontinued it due to limited resources.This was revealed...

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