Market Watch p. 4 - Snippets

19 May 2020 | Education

The Director of Education in the Kavango East Region, Fanuel Kapapero, said only 10 per cent of the schools in the region are able to implement e-learning. Kavango East Region has 178 schools in total of which 16 are private schools.Major challenges are the socio-economic situation of the parents as many are unemployed, while many schools do not have computer labs. - Nampa

The Oshikoto Education Directorate only has 5 per cent of its learners, mostly in private schools, utilising e-learning. According to Education Director in the region, Aletta Eises says its 71 000 0 learners use e-learning, WhatsApp and distributed booklets as its three learning modes and that no face-to-face teaching is taking place due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Oshikoto Education Directorate has 221 schools and 3 394 teachers. - Nampa

Honesty from learners during e-learning is crucial and parents should assist their children in finding answers instead of doing their work for them, education director for the Otjozondjupa Region, Josephine Mutenda has said. Mutenda said the regional directorate has identified 36 per cent of schools and teachers that are able to offer e-learning, while the other 64 per cent will be catered for via the distribution of booklets. - Nampa

Similar News

 

Indemnity forms a matter of trust

11 hours ago | Education

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWith some learners expected to return to schools today, education ministry executive director Sanet Steenkamp says parents will have to trust that schools have...

No statistics on Angolan learners in Namibia

11 hours ago | Education

ILENI NANDJATOEENHANAThe Ohangwena directorate of education is struggling to establish how many Angolan children attend school in the region.Regional education director Isak Hamatwi says the...

N$58 million to clean schools

18 hours ago | Education

Of more than 340 senior secondary schools across the country, the majority are ready to receive their learners.According to education executive director, Sanet Steenkamp, at...

Battle over Andimba hostels

5 days ago - 29 May 2020 | Education

ILENI NANDJATOONDANGWAThe leadership of Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo Senior Secondary School at Ondangwa is unhappy with Oshana education director Hileni Amukana, who is allegedly blocking...

Schools wary of coronavirus

6 days ago - 28 May 2020 | Education

ILENI NANDJATO ONGWEDIVA Oshana education director Hileni Amukana says there are fears that too much contact between teachers and parents might transmit the...

Learners to be taught in smaller groups

1 week ago - 27 May 2020 | Education

NAMPA KHORIXASLearners will be divided into smaller groups for teaching when schools reopen on 3 June, education ministry executive director Sanet Steenkamp has said. ...

Nearly 200 schools still without water

1 week ago - 22 May 2020 | Education

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK While 80% of the country's 1 920 schools are ready to resume face-to-face classes next month, 193 of them still...

3 June schools reopening shrouded in scepticism

2 weeks ago - 20 May 2020 | Education

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe education ministry’s announcement that schools will reopen next month has been met with scepticism.Ministry executive director Sanet Steemkamp yesterday...

Parents must bring their part – SPYL

2 weeks ago - 20 May 2020 | Education

ILENI NANDJATO ONGWEDIVA The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has urged parents to put more effort into their children's online learning. ...

NSFAF reduces promised payments to N$5 000

2 weeks ago - 19 May 2020 | Education

TUNOHOLE MUNGOBAWINDHOEKThe Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) will only pay its beneficiaries N$5 000, as opposed to the initial N$10 000 non-tuition fee. This...

Latest News

NBL ready to deliver

11 hours ago | Business

Phillepus UusikuLife is slowing returning to normal as Namibians navigate the country’s gradual reopening following an easing of trade restrictions which were necessitated to combat...

Treasury demands reports of lockdown...

11 hours ago | Economics

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of finance will demand full reports from public entities, ministries, agencies and offices detailing procurement expenditure incurred during stage one of the...

Over 120 lose jobs at...

11 hours ago | Labour

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUAbout 120 people lost their jobs yesterday after a fallout between Chinese-born business magnate Stina Wu and a subcontractor that labour inspectors found to...

Namibia’s food security paradox

11 hours ago | Agriculture

Venomukona Tjiseua, sustainable agriculturalist: “The government must revisit its priority list and place agriculture at its correct spot.”With jobs disappearing, incomes drying up and savings...

The contest for hearts and...

11 hours ago | Opinion

Nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight, when everything remains seemingly unchanged.The above quote by...

Indemnity forms a matter of...

11 hours ago | Education

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWith some learners expected to return to schools today, education ministry executive director Sanet Steenkamp says parents will have to trust that schools have...

SA loosens lockdown to revive...

11 hours ago | International

South Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday with a partial lifting of its coronavirus lockdown, letting people out for work, worship or...

Rastafarian sues for N$1.4m

11 hours ago | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKA convict serving 35 years for murdering his girlfriend is suing prison authorities for N$1.4 million for cutting his hair.Petrus Fridel Frederik claims his...

No new stimulus package for...

11 hours ago | Health

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKGovernment will not offer new emergency income grants for residents of Walvis Bay whose town is back on lockdown for seven days after recording...

Load More