Education

Namibia’s high-flyer

1 day - 15 January 2019 | Education

Tunohole MungobaAfter completing her Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate for Higher Level (NSSCH) examinations at Windhoek Gymnasium last year, Sharzaan Putter (18) did not imagine she would come out on top as the best performer.“I received...

Stop education blame game – Namwandi

1 day - 15 January 2019 | Education

Former education minister David Namwandi feels that no single stakeholder should be blamed for the recent grade 12 results. Rather, everyone involved should take some responsibility for the academic performance of the class of 2018.He...

Ordinary level top 10

1 day - 15 January 2019 | Education

Elizabeth Joseph and Michelline Nawatises During the 2018 academic year a total of 56 534 candidates, comprising of 23 594 full-time and 32 940 part time learners, registered for the Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC)...

Surviving the back-to-school blues

1 day - 15 January 2019 | Education

Elizabeth Joseph and Michelline Nawatises Schools reopened on 8 January for the new academic year. As usual, parents as well as learners were excited and nervous about the brand new school year.My Zone visited Delta...

I discipline teachers - Amunyela

1 day - 15 January 2019 | Education

The secret behind Onampira Combined School's top performance in the Grade 12 National Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) ordinary level examinations is that its principal, Gebhard Amunyela, is strict when it comes to the discipline of...

Padveiligheid by skole opgeskerp

1 day - 15 January 2019 | Education

Michelline Nawatises Die Motorvoertuigongeluk-fonds (MVA) het op die eerste skooldag van 2019 'n padveiligheidsforum by die Laerskool A.I. Steenkamp in Windhoek gehad.Die doel daarvan...

Khomas schools face water crisis

2 days ago - 14 January 2019 | Education

The taps of some state schools in the Khomas Region may run dry if the City of Windhoek decides to cut their water supply. Khomas...

Another target missed

5 days ago - 11 January 2019 | Education

Only 40.4% of last year's full-time grade 12 ordinary level candidates have qualified for university admission, which is still way below the target set by...

More grade 8 classrooms needed

5 days ago - 11 January 2019 | Education

The number of grade 8 learners seeking placements in the Otjozondjupa Region have seen an increase, placing schools under pressure to create more space to...

Parents on the warpath

6 days ago - 10 January 2019 | Education

Parents have expressed their unhappiness over the rollout of the revised curriculum at secondary school level, which they say has now resulted in their children...

Anxious wait for results

6 days ago - 10 January 2019 | Education

As grade 12 learners await their ordinary level results with bated breath, education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has expressed positivity ahead of today's official announcement.Hanse-Himarwa is...

Back-to-school blues continue

1 week ago - 08 January 2019 | Education

Last-minute shopping is causing parents to panic as they try to find stationery and school uniforms at the eleventh hour. Wernhil Park was bustling...

Education

More challenges with school reforms

1 week ago - 07 January 2019 | Education

Changes to the senior secondary curriculum this year will not only impact that academics of schooling in Namibia.School principals have expressed their concern over the...

Omalunduluko momusindalongo

1 week ago - 07 January 2019 | Education

Omalunduluko ngoka taga ningwa momusindalandu gwelongo gwoshilongo ngoka tagu tulwa miilonga nuumvo itaga gumu owala iizemo yelongo moshilongo ihe aakuluntuskola mooskola oya holola omaiyuvo gawo...

Universities sceptical about new curriculum

1 week ago - 03 January 2019 | Education

By 2021, the number of first-year students at local universities may increase drastically because of the new curriculum for senior secondary education. Theoretically, by...

Omusindalongo tagu lundululwa

1 week ago - 03 January 2019 | Education

Nuumvo uuministeli welongo lyopombanda moshilongo owa tula miilonga omilandu dha kwata miiti konima nkene kwa tulwa miilonga omulandu gwelongo gwoCambridge konima owala oshilongo sho sha...

Maths set to cripple results

2 weeks ago - 02 January 2019 | Education

This year, higher education in Namibia kicks off with the greatest changes since the Cambridge system was implemented shortly after independence.The new curriculum for the...

New curriculum brings challenges

3 weeks ago - 21 December 2018 | Education

When 2020 rolls around, the number of grade 11 learners in Namibian schools will almost double. However, with high schools that are forced to...

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