Category Archives: Study

Education challenged by facilities amidst COVID-19

Under the new normal presented by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MoEAC) is greatly challenged with lack of classrooms and dilapidated and inadequate ablution facilities, Minister Ester Nghipondoka has said. Speaking at the launch

Schools in three Erongo towns re-opening Monday

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has announced the resumption of face-to-face learning and teaching from Monday, 20 July 2020 in the three local authorities of Arandis, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. This will only apply to Grade 11 and

Bank Windhoek supports NUST students with online career starter programme

Twelve Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) students are taking part in an online Career Starter Programme courtesy of Bank Windhoek and B360 Education Partnerships for their inclusion in the Programme. Bank Windhoek in a media statement on Thursday

Presidency describes social media post on schools as fake

The Presidency has cautioned the public to desist from a fake post circulating on social media alleging that President Hage Geingob has made new decisions regarding face to face learning, following the first reported COVID-19 related death. The Presidency in

COVID-19: Unavailability of water delays reopening of schools in Kavango East

Some schools in the Kavango East Region did not resume with face to face classes for pre-primary to Grade 3 learners as scheduled on Tuesday due to the unavailability of water. The schools include Tjeye Junior Primary, Shimpanda Junior Primary,

Two Epukiro primary schools halt resumption of face-to-face classes

Morukutu Primary School and Good Hope Primary School in the Epukiro Constituency did not resume face-to-face classes for learners in Grades 0 to 3 on Tuesday because of a lack of proper sanitation and incomplete infrastructure. Government and private schools

Primary schools in ||Kharas record above 70 per cent learner turnout on first day

||Kharas Director of Education, Arts and Culture, |Awebahe ||Hoeseb said the region recorded a turnout of between 70 and 90 per cent of pre-primary to Grade 3 learners on the first day of school. All schools have been closed since

Namibia’s Ambassador to Cuba has dismissed allegations that only selected students’ parcels were taken along to Havana on a South African

Namibia’s Ambassador to Cuba, Samuel /Goagoseb has dismissed allegations that only selected students’ parcels were taken along to Havana on a South African humanitarian charter flight last week. The South African Airways flight facilitated by the South African government left