Education

By IAfrica
In Education
Jul 10th, 2014
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By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – The former headmaster of Ella Du Plessis High School, Adolf de Klerk, says indiscipline among learners at many high schools in Namibia is one of the biggest “push factors” that drive teachers away from the teaching profession.  “Any teacher wh...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jul 9th, 2014
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By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Gross neglect of the ‘Life Skills’ subject for many years in schools is the primary reason behind the social horrors being experienced by Namibia, reckons Veronica de Klerk, the Executive Director of Women Action for Development (WAD). She expressed thes...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jul 7th, 2014
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By Nuusita Ashipala OSHAKATI – The Oshana Education Directorate of Library Services has introduced a children’s afternoon programme to promote the love of books and inculcate a culture of reading in a region perceived to have a poor reading culture. The programme targets young children wi...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jul 7th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK- Over 10 000 users are currently benefiting from the use of Wi-Fi internet provision since March this year when Namibia mobile giant MTC commenced with special terms for the service. Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Joel Kaapanda, revealed this last w...
By IAfrica
In Development
Jul 7th, 2014
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By Kuzeeko Tjitemisa WINDHOEK – Prime Minister Dr Hage Geingob officially opened the School of Health and Applied Sciences building of the Polytechnic of Namibia on Friday. The school was constructed at a cost of N$200 million, which was provided by government. Addressing an audience of mainly ...
By IAfrica
In Development
Jul 1st, 2014
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By John Muyamba RUNDU – Schools in Kavango East and Kavango West renovated by MCA-Namibia were recently handed over to the Ministry of Education. Four of the schools handed over last Thursday are in Kavango East and one is in Kavango West. Residents of both Kavango West and Kavango East joined ...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jun 25th, 2014
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…. Our people don’t read, says Namwandi WINDHOEK - The Russian Embassy says it is concerned about the low uptake of scholarships provided to the Namibian government through a political quota, revealing that only one of the 25 scholarships offered last year was granted. The Ministry of Ed...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jun 19th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale  WINDHOEK – The University of Namibia (Unam) is sticking to its decision to cancel, suspend and nullify recent written examinations, despite  students threatening to drag the institution to court in search of remedy. Although a compromise was reached between manage...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jun 18th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale  WINDHOEK- The University of Namibia (Unam) management has made a U-turn on its earlier decision to cancel, suspend and declare recent written examinations as null and void. The reversed decision comes in the wake of the Student Representative Council (SRC) on Friday threaten...
By IAfrica
In Education
Jun 17th, 2014
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By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK- The Teachers’ Union of Namibia (TUN) has announced that a settlement between the union and the government has been reached to pay back money deducted from their salaries because of their participation in the 2012 illegal national strike that halted normal teaching ...