Sanet Steenkamp

Schools and hostels ordered to close before term ends

by editor1 / Apr 20, 2017 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture yesterday issued a circular stating that all regions should close schools and hostels and release all learners this Friday, 21 April. But the decision has brought about some inconveniences as some schools had exams scheduled to take place next week.

Twenty cases of sexual harassment by teachers reported in 2016

by editor / Jan 23, 2017 / 0 comments

During the course of 2016 alone, 20 cases of sexual harassment by teachers, have been reported. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, Sanet Steenkamp, says most cases were reported in the Kavango East region, followed by Ohangwena, Hardap and Khomas regions.

Unregistered private schools a concern for Education Ministry

by producers / Aug 25, 2016 / 0 comments
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The Education, Art and Culture Ministry is concerned about the mushrooming of unregistered private schools. Permanent-Secretary Sanet Steenkamp says the Education Act 16 of 2001 requires that any registered private school or tuition centre should be issued with a certificate of registration.