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

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