Education

93 learners in a class

1 hour ago | Education

Less than a week into the new school year, Rundu's Ndama Combined School is facing multiple challenges related to overcrowding. In one Grade 6 class there are 93 learners, most of whom have to...

No way back

1 hour ago | Education

Elizabeth Joseph Sanet Steenkamp, education executive director, dropped a bombshell at the beginning of the academic year when she sent out a circular on the future of learners who completed grade 10 part-time under...

Back-to-school message

1 hour ago | Education

Michelline NawatisesPull quote: “The parents are still expected to voluntarily support their schools financially.” Deputy minister of education, arts and culture, Ester Anna Nghipondoka. The deputy minister of education, arts and culture, Ester Anna Nghipondoka,...

No back-to-school blues here

1 hour ago | Education

The My Zone team recently visited some grade one classes at various schools in Windhoek for the annual back-to-school activations. The excitement was palpable, with most of the children instantly making friends and bonding over...

A passion for biology… and poetry

1 hour ago | Education

Yandi du Plessis Jacques Rossouw is a hardworking, purpose-driven 22-year old student currently pursuing his bachelor's degree in pharmaceutical sciences at the North-West University (NWU) in Potchefstroom. Growing up at Omaruru and attending Moria Private...

WHS onderwysers kry nuwe hemde

1 hour ago | Education

Mnr. Sam Kauapirura van Hollard Namibië se uitvoerende bestuur, met die portefeulje transformasie en korporatiewe kommunikasie, het Maandag Windhoek Hoërskool (WHS) besoek om nuwe geborgde...

Beste studente word vereer

1 hour ago | Education

Leandrea LouwPrivaatskool Karibib gaan op 23 Januarie hul jaarlikse sport-, kultuur- en akademiese prysuitdeling hou. Dié jaar se tema is "Moving Mountains With Your Dreams".Mnr....

One child at a time

1 hour ago | Education

Iréne-Mari van der WaltKinisha Evenson, a grade 12 student at Swakopmund Secondary School (SSS) is excited about what the coming year may bring for her...

Mind your choices

1 hour ago | Education

Iréne-Mari van der WaltMany students will face the same decision that generations of high school students before them have also faced: choosing their subjects. Subject...

The uniform, friend or foe?

1 hour ago | Education

Iréne-Mari van der Walt School uniforms – bland, indifferent and at times uncomfortable. We all know why we loathe the school tie more...

Nanso launches campaign on access to education

1 day - 20 January 2020 | Education

There are many challenges in the provision of access to basic education which need to be addressed to ensure that every Namibian child has the...

Scammers target university students

4 days ago - 17 January 2020 | Education

The police have warned the public about a new scam where criminals are targeting university students. Police spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi said...

Education

Omungwelume hostel nearly completed

5 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Education

The construction of a school community hostel at Omungwelume Senior Secondary School in the Ohangwena Region is at an advanced stage.School principal George Nanghanda told...

Kiswahili 'not a priority'

5 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Education

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) youth league has rejected a government plan to introduce Kiswahili in Namibian schools. At a media conference on...

New curriculum benefits the rich...

5 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Education

Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) secretary-general Mahongora Kavihuha says the new curriculum for basic education is worrying. Briefing the media in the capital on...

Free education a myth

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Education

Some parents and schools say they cannot afford the supposed 'free education' that the government introduced in 2013.The system has forced some schools to beg...

Namibia's most expensive schools

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Education

The most expensive schools in the country will be charging parents upward of N$50 000 this year, according to a survey by Namibian Sun. ...

Root of all failure

6 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Education

JEMIMA BEUKES An early-childhood education expert has labelled the Namibian education system, in particular the early-childhood education curriculum,...

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