Education Ministry

Education in consultation with Health about schools

by editor1 / Jun 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Basic Education, Arts and Culture is working in consultation with the health ministry on whether to close schools or not, after a learner at Mariental High School tested positive for COVID-19.

Education Ministry announces re-opening of schools and return of learners in phases

by editor1 / May 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture in consultation with its stakeholders and as per the Cabinet endorsement has announced the reopening of schools and subsequent resumption of face-to-face teaching and learning of learners in all schools for the remainder of 2020 academic year.

Discussions ongoing on implementation of E-learning

by editor1 / Apr 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Concerns from various quarters have been raised about the implementation of E-learning or other internet-based learning methods.

Examinations for first, second terms to take place towards the end of the second term

by editor1 / Apr 04, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Anna Nghipondoka announced that examinations for both the first and the second terms are scheduled to take place towards the end of the second term.

Education Ministry says 1 500 school going-girls fall pregnant each year

by editor1 / Feb 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-At least 1 500 school going-girls in Namibia are falling pregnant each year.

Education Ministry on regional visits to explain the new curriculum

by editor1 / Jan 23, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Deputy Minister for Education, Arts and Culture Anna Nghipondoka is going on regional visits, aimed at explaining what she termed, "widespread confusion surrounding the newly reformed school curriculum," to staff, parents and other stakeholders.

Nghipondoka worried about some regions' Grade 12 performance

by editor1 / Jan 12, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Deputy Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Anna Nghipondoka said it is worrisome that the top 20 public school performers in the Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) ordinary level examinations are constantly from the same regions and schools.

Education Ministry urged to rethink curriculum phase out

by editor1 / Jan 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-Student Union of Namibia (SUN) has urged the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to look at some of the factors that will disadvantage all affected parties with the phasing out of the old curriculum.

Education Ministry concerned about the behaviour of examination candidates

by editor1 / Dec 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Education Arts and Culture says its officials have observed with concern a trend of misbehaviour among examination candidates.

Grade 12 NSSC and Grade 10 results to be released on 20 December

by editor1 / Dec 16, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has announced that good progress has been made with the marking and processing of the examination data and will be able to officially release the provisional Grade 12 (NSSC) Higher Level for full-time and part-time candidates and Grade 10 (JSC) for part-time candidates on 20 December 2019.