Grade 12 and 10 results out on Thursday
The Grade 10 (JSC) and Grade 12 (NSSC) Higher Level results for full-time and part-time candidates will be released on Thursday.
Namibian Sun will publish a special edition containing the full countrywide results on Thursday.
The number of candidates who wrote the Grade 12 Higher Level exams this year was 1 022 (9.6%) higher than last year, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Alfred Ilukena, announced yesterday.
According to the ministry, a total of 211 people were involved in the marking of the Grade 12 Higher Level subjects.
A total of 11 660 of the 54 521 Grade 12 candidates â€“ full-time and part-time â€“ wrote one or more NCSSC Higher Level subject.
According to Ilukena, good progress was made with the marking and processing of examination data.
He said the Grade 12 Ordinary Level results will be released no later than January 18.
â€œTremendous progress had been made by the Directorate of National Examinations and Assessment to bring the release of Grade 12 Ordinary Level [results] as near as possible to the Grade 10 and Grade 12 Higher Level results,â€ he said
This year 44 374 candidates - 34 096 full-time and 10 278 part-time - candidates registered for the Grade 10 examination.
These candidates were from 636 junior secondary schools and 163 part-time tuition centres.
A total number of 1 597 markers were involved in the marking of the Grade 10 examinations- slightly fewer than last yearâ€™s 1 626 markers.
The results will be available on the website of the Directorate of National Examinations and Assessment at www.dnea.gov.na, the website of the Ministry of Education at www.moe.gov.na, and will also be available via SMS service.
To use this service, text the name of the examination, for example JSC, followed by the surname and the first name of the candidate. Write your full examination number and send this information to either 2929 or 99099. In response your surname, name and results will be shown. Both the website and the SMS service will become active on Thursday at 00:00.
WINDHOEK ELLANIE SMIT