Education

Apply for Merck Foundation scholarships now

5 days ago - 09 April 2021 | Education

Marking World Health Day, the Merck Foundation (the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany) together with 19 African First Ladies and health ministries, announced scholarships in various new specialties for young African doctors.Merck Foundation CEO...

COSDEF and NAMFI join hands

1 week ago - 01 April 2021 | Education

Swakopmund • [email protected]om.na The Namibia Maritime and Fisheries Institution (NAMFI) and the Namibia Community Skills Development Foundation (COSDEF) earlier this week signed a cooperation agreement to jointly promote technical and vocational education and training...

WBPHS excels in NSSCH exams

2 months ago - 09 February 2021 | Education

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Walvis Bay Private High School (WBPHS) clinched the sixth position nationally amongst private schools in the Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Higher (NSSCH) 2020 examinations. The governor of the Erongo...

Unam says no to grade 11s

2 months ago - 08 February 2021 | Education

Windhoek The University of Namibia (Unam) is reluctant to admit learners exiting school at grade 11 through the new Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary level (NSSCO) curriculum, which was implemented last year.Speaking about the...

PSS ready to welcome online students

2 months ago - 07 February 2021 | Education

The Private School Swakopmund is spearheading a “new normal” in home school circles, with the launch of PSS Online. This venture is different from other online schools because it offers learners studying from home, the...

Hybrid education system underway

2 months ago - 05 February 2021 | Education

Swakopmund • [email protected] The executive director of the ministry of education, Sanet Steenkamp, says that Covid-19 has pointed out inequities and inequalities that her...

Covid costs education

2 months ago - 02 February 2021 | Education

Swakopmund • [email protected] The ministry of education, arts and culture received N$56 million from central government to be spent on Covid-19 related costs at state...

Só werk uitslae se bekendmaking

2 months ago - 29 January 2021 | Education

Volgende Vrydag is dit sulke tyd vir graad 11's en 12's. Die ministerie van onderwys, kuns en kultuur het aangekondig die graad 11- (nuwe leerplan...

More than 260 grade 1’s without a spot

2 months ago - 25 January 2021 | Education

Walvis Bay • [email protected] According to the regional director of education in Erongo, Enfrieda Stephanus, there are still 263 grade one learners who have...

Erongo schools ready

2 months ago - 16 January 2021 | Education

Swakopmund • [email protected] The majority of schools in the Erongo region are ready to resume face-to-face teaching later this month or early in February,...

Schools’ reopening delayed

3 months ago - 04 January 2021 | Education

The minister of education, arts and culture Ester Nghipondoka announced proposed dates for the reopening of schools.Nghipondoka said that 14 January is the proposed...

Are we failing our children?

4 months ago - 02 December 2020 | Education

Bernadette HessOver the years we have experienced many highs and lows in our teaching profession. “When our learners excel academically or in extra-curricular activities we...

Education

Win big with your children...

5 months ago - 11 November 2020 | Education

The second edition of Phoenix Stories for Children competition has just been launched, with some cash prizes up for grabs.As a collaboration between the University...

Quality of education discussed on...

5 months ago - 10 November 2020 | Education

The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) hosts a virtual summit on the dimensions of quality assurance in education during Covid-19 on Wednesday, 11 November.In a media...

Students demand equal funding

5 months ago - 28 October 2020 | Education

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Members of the Students United Movement (SUM) handed over a petition to the Walvis Bay urban constituency office, highlighting the financial...

New principal takes the reigns...

5 months ago - 17 October 2020 | Education

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Kuisebmond Secondary School welcomed Jonathan Mashawu (38) as new principal after Sedekia Gottlieb retired earlier this year. Mashawu was...

Lower grades back to school...

6 months ago - 19 September 2020 | Education

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Grade four, five and six learners were welcomed back at school on Monday. Government schools have opted to divide...

Learner tests positive for Covid-19...

6 months ago - 16 September 2020 | Education

Swakopmund • [email protected] A learner of Namib High School in Swakopmund tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. This was confirmed by principal Roosmarie...

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