Education

Back in the swing of things

1 day - 08 July 2020 | Education

Justicia Shipena WINDHOEKPhase two of face-to-face learning is officially in full swing, with pre-primary to grade three learners donning face masks and practicing social distancing during their first day of school in months yesterday.Schools have...

Thousands of disabled children left behind

1 day - 08 July 2020 | Education

Elizabeth JosephWINDHOEKAbout 2 595 children with disabilities, aged between three and five, do not attend early childhood development (ECD) programmes in Namibia.This was revealed by deputy minister for disability affairs, Alexia Manombe-Ncube, at the start...

My Zone school project a success

3 days ago - 06 July 2020 | Education

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKThe My Zone school project of Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) reached 600 000 children on a daily basis during the coronavirus lockdown period, it was announced last week.The project was executed in collaboration with...

Mweshipandeka closed because of Covid-19 case

1 week ago - 02 July 2020 | Education

ILENI NANDJATOONGWEDIVAThe directorate of education for the Oshana Region has suspended face-to-face teaching at Mweshipandeka High School after one of the learners tested positive for Covid-19.Teachers will remain on duty, hostel learners will remain in...

Govt spends N$127m a year on church schools

1 week ago - 29 June 2020 | Education

Kenya KamboweRUNDUWhile most private schools rely on tuition fees to pay staff salaries, church schools are subsidised by the state and drain government coffers of N$127 million a year.In an interview with Namibian Sun last...

N$102m school project in Chinese firm's hands

2 weeks ago - 25 June 2020 | Education

Kenya Kambowe KATERE Long-awaited renovations to one of the oldest schools in the Kavango East Region - Linus Shashipapo Secondary School...

Fulfilling the rural child's ICT dream

2 weeks ago - 25 June 2020 | Education

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe information ministry has commenced with a free basic computer literacy programme in Kavango East, aimed at creating a platform for previously disadvantaged people...

Teacher who wants to shoot Namas faces dismissal

2 weeks ago - 22 June 2020 | Education

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKA teacher from the //Karas Region who made tribal comments on social media faces the prospect of being fired by the education ministry.Among his...

Fears as 300 000 pupils return to schools

2 weeks ago - 22 June 2020 | Education

ELLANIE SMIT and KENYA KAMBOWEWINDHOEKConcerns are mounting over the further reopening of schools today after yesterday’s announcement that Namibia had recorded nine new coronavirus cases...

Trip Travel lends a helping hand via competition

2 weeks ago - 22 June 2020 | Education

MICHELLINE NAWATISESWith online learning demanding that schools react promptly to technology, schools were left with no choice but to pull all strings together.Trip Travel, which...

Pupil tests positive for Covid-19

2 weeks ago - 19 June 2020 | Education

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKCalm has been urged after a Mariental Secondary School pupil tested positive for Covid-19. Classes have been suspended and hostel boarders will be kept...

Pupil of Mariental Secondary School tested positive for covid19

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Education

A 20 year old student of Mariental Secondary School was tested positive for covid19. He travelled fom Walvis Bay on the 02 June 2020 and...

Education

Donation of school furniture increases...

3 weeks ago - 17 June 2020 | Education

As part of its corporate social responsibility initiative and efforts to help relieve certain duties of government, Kalahari Holdings donated 650 desks and 650 chairs...

Schools allowed to solicit donations

3 weeks ago - 17 June 2020 | Education

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDU The Education Act of 2001 makes provision for schools to seek funds through fundraising activities to complement school development monies.This according to...

Namibia Business School students lament...

3 weeks ago - 15 June 2020 | Education

OGONE TLHAGEWINDOEKStudents at the Namibia Business School (NBS) who pursued a post graduate diploma in business management are decrying the service delivery offered by the...

SRC, SUN welcome higher education...

3 weeks ago - 15 June 2020 | Education

NAMPAWINDHOEKStudent representative councils (SRCs) from various institutions of higher learning and the Student Union of Namibia (SUN) have welcomed the budget allocations of N$1.5 billion...

Teacher 'deeply regrets' racist rant

4 weeks ago - 11 June 2020 | Education

Leandrea LouwWALVIS BAY A grade two assistant teacher at Hillside Christian College in Walvis Bay, who is on suspension after making racially-charged remarks on Facebook,...

Face-to-face learning to resume earlier...

4 weeks ago - 10 June 2020 | Education

The resumption of face-to-face learning is set to commence soon after Dr Itah Kandjii Murangi, who is the Minister of Higher education, Technology and Innovation...

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