Education

Child-molesting teacher quits

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Education

A male teacher who was recently found guilty of indecently assaulting a grade 9 pupil in the Oshikoto Region is no longer in the employ of the ministry of education. Moses Shingo (56), who...

Namcol disappointed with Grade 12 results

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Education

The Namibia College of Open Learning says it is generally happy with the performance of the 2016 Grade 10 examination results, but it has expressed disappointment with the performance of the Grade 12 learners. Addressing...

Learners ditch controversial school

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Education

About 200 learners have left the Mennonite Brethren Community School at Omafo and only 14 learners have been enrolled in pre-primary for the current academic year.It is reported that a lack of trust followed the...

Namcol officials held hostage

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Education

OTIS FINCK More than 50 people who wanted to enrol with Namcol for grade 10 subjects briefly held three registration officials hostage in Kuisebmond on Tuesday.Fistfights nearly erupted between those who queued and others who...

Windhoek school taps open again

5 days ago - 18 January 2017 | Education

JANA-MARI SMITHWater supply to 25 Windhoek schools was restored by the City of Windhoek on Monday after a temporary suspension was ordered last week due to a large debt owed by the Ministry of Education,...

Omaheke education in critical state

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Education

A lack of discipline amongst school learners, limited parental involvement and weak leadership at some schools continue to cost the education sector in Omaheke.Omaheke Regional...

Declining education standards decried

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Education

The Namibian education system has been labelled as a complete failure by opposition parties who have called for the urgent reform of the education system....

Elongo lyoshali lya gumwa ketetulo lyelongitho lyiimaliwa

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Education

Amushanga gwElongo moshilongo, Sanet Steenkamp, okwa popi kutya elongo lyoshali moshilongo otali ka gumwa ketokolo ndyoka lya ningwa kepangelo, okupitila mUuministeli wEmona,opo ku shunithwe pevi...

Budget cuts to impact free education

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Education

Education permanent secretary Sanet Steenkamp says that there will definitely be an impact on basic free education in Namibia, following the recent budget cuts that...

Ya pitililitha omwaalu gwaanaskola moongulu

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Education

Omukomeho gwelongo mOshitopolwa shaHangwena, Isak Hamatwi, okwa koleke kutya oya tula mooskola aanaskola yondondo o-11 ya pitilila moongulu dhoskola omolwa omwaalu omunene gwaanaskola mondondo ndjoka...

TUN ina nyanyukilwa iizemo yomakonaakono

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Education

Ehangano lyoTeachers Union of Namibia (TUN) olya popi kutya iizemo yopehulilo lyomvula, itayi shambula ngele omusindalandu gwelongo omupe itagu tulwa miilonga pamwe niikwathitholongo yagwana.Nonando ehangano...

Education must review organogram

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Education

The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) has called for an “overhaul of the education organogram”, saying that year-end results will not improve if the new...

Education

Grade 10 standard not up...

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | Education

The grades required for promoting grade 10 learners are too low and that is resulting in poor performance by learners in grade 12.The education minister,...

Grade 12s miss the target

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | Education

Only about 37% full-time grade 12 ordinary level candidates qualified for university admission - way below the 45% target that the education ministry had set.Education...

Grade 11 placement a headache

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | Education

Following its overwhelming grade 10 performance in 2016, the Ohangwena Region is struggling to place all its learners in local schools for grade 11.Schools in...

400 Khomas children still looking...

1 week ago - 11 January 2017 | Education

NAMPAA total of 103 first-graders and 328 grade eight learners in the Khomas Region have not yet been enrolled in schools. Government schools open today.Regional...

Teachers blamed for Eluwa results

1 week ago - 10 January 2017 | Education

The deteriorating performance of Eluwa Special School at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region has been blamed on teachers and education officers who are not doing...

Poor results rooted in weak...

1 week ago - 10 January 2017 | Education

Fewer than half of the original students in the class of 2016 actually finished and passed their schooling, an education researcher said on Sunday.“Every year...

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