The quest for coordination of the higher education system in Namibia

by National Council for Higher Education (Namibia)

Publisher: National Council for Higher Education in Windhoek, Namibia

Written in English
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    Includes bibliographical references (p.45-46).

    LC ClassificationsLA1863 .Q47 2010+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
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    Open LibraryOL25195037M
    ISBN 109789994572090
    LC Control Number2011349646

4 Free Primary Education in Namibia: Current Context (October ) Components of the Private Costs of Primary Education 1. School Development Fund In terms of section 5 of the Education Act , and its Regulations, a school board may levy annual fees on learners, or rather their parents or guardians or caregivers. (). The response of higher education institutions in Namibia to the needs of students with disabilities. Africa Education Review: Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. "Education for All" has been the watchword for the people of Namibia since independence in March , and the country has made remarkable strides in moving towards a goal of universal literacy. This progress has been all the more remarkable as it has been furthered through the medium of English, a foreign language to all but percent of the. With respect to tertiary education participation, it emerged that the gross enrolment ratio for Namibia – the proportion of year olds in higher education – was % in If Namibia set a gross enrollment target of 48% by , it would require 10% growth of enrollment per annum for nearly 20 years, or 10, new students in the.

List of Namibian higher education-related organizations. Ministry of Education, Namibia Government ministry that is responsible for determining the policies and direction of the education system in Namibia. Namibia Qualifications Authority; National Council for Higher Education, Namibia; Report errors. Inside Africa; Namibia higher education gets reviewed. With less than 14 years to go before the industrialization deadline, Namibia has started seeking ways to tweak its tertiary education system. Since independence (March ), Namibia has pursued several important goals: equitable access to schooling; a high quality of education; a high degree of internal efficiency of the education system; lifelong learning; and the democratic participation of all the efforts are directed toward the establishment of a unified, non-racial, non-ethnic, and non . education, including gender equality, have been very important priorities for educational policy in Namibia. The main objective of gender policy, with regard to gender, education and training, is to ‘reduce gender inequalities in education, improve school completion rates for girls, and increase.

Health Training Institutions In Namibia Welwitchia Health Training Center-WELWITCHIA Health Training Centre (WHTC) is a registered private higher education institution in Namibia with a special focus on Health, Social and Management Sciences. The institution opened its doors to its first students in September and continues to complement government’s efforts to . MINISTRY OF EDUCATION Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) MATHEMATICS: HIGHER LEVEL PAPER 1: MARK SCHEME 1. (a) 10 hours 57 min (b) = km/h B1 M1 A1√ 3 for t d 2. (a) – x ─ 2 (b) x = ─ 1 M1 A1 B1√ 3 for collecting terms 3. AC = – = m M1 M1 A1 3 for using limits.   The Government of Namibia has invested between % of its budget in education since independence in Vast improvements have been made in terms of developing a national and regional education system, increasing access and reforming teacher education. Since , the enrolment rate in primary education has increased to over 90%. A new rationalisation of adolescent customary and initiation ceremonies is recommended in response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic; and a case study of the San people of Namibia speaks to the challenges of harmonising modern education with that of indigenous people.

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The education during the time when the apartheid movement was still in effect, the education in Namibia was directed mainly on the pale skinned individuals that were present in the nation. When Namibia was able to attain its independence, that was the only time that the government started to provide funding for the natives themselves.

governance, higher education, Namibia, education policy, coordination system Cover Page Footnote The authors are thankful to the reviewers of this article.

Their suggestions helped to significantly improve this paper. We are also grateful to. Request PDF | On Jan 1,Kenneth Matengu and others published Governance and Coordination of the Higher Education System in Namibia: Challenges and Prospects | Find, read and cite all the.

education in Namibia. The analysis also covers recent results of national and regional learning achieve-ment studies and the National Household Expenditure study to present an overview of the quality of education offered by the system.

The analysis focuses on: a) trends in access to education, retention. Namibia is a nation-state in Southern Africa which gained its independence from apartheid South Africa in It has a population of 2, (GRNp. 8).The country covers an area of approximatelykm independence critical investigations into higher education took place, the most notable was the Presidential Commission on Higher Education of.

I continue to read and follow debates about the education system in Namibia with keen interest. Main Navigation -- archive-read The Namibian. In an effort to evaluate the effectiveness of our education system, this piece seeks to compare Namibia's academic system to that of the UK which is.

Namibia's National Council for Higher Education has reviewed its establishing legislation, the Higher Education Act 26 ofwith a view to strengthening the body's capacity. The six-year-old council is charged with advising the Minister of Education on issues such as quality assurance, accessibility, accreditation and the coordination of.

The Namibia Training Authority Performance Management System for management cadres at Head Office and Vocational Training Centres (VTC) has been implemented. There was an Increase in the registration of Training Providers from 28 to The NCHE has as objects to promote the establishment of a co-ordinated higher education system, the access of students to higher education institutions, and quality assurance in higher education; as well as to advise on the allocation of moneys to public higher education.

Increasing funding can only do so much, and education in Namibia is at its capacity. It has serious economic concerns that limit the available funding for education spending. Currently, 20 percent of GDP is being spent on education which is far higher than the United States at percent or even the top ranked education system in the world.

A responsive education system is an inclusive education system. Inclusive education in Namibia will be a gradual process with many challenges for educators at all levels of the education system. The Namibian education system seeks to look at various developmental programmes to render support at all levels of education.

Learning. The Education and training situation Namibia allocates a growing percentage of its national budget to education and it has risen from percent in /9 to 29 percent in / Despite the sizable budgetary allocation to the education system, the output of the system does not match the input.

More. Namibia's commitment to English as the main language of education has been undermined by revelations that 98% of the southern African country's teachers are not sufficiently proficient in the.

The higher education system in Africa and South Africa in particular, is still too academic and distant from the developmental challenges of African local communities. The integration of African indigenous knowledge systems (AIKS) into the higher educational system could.

The Education System of Namibia is built. around the philosophy of Education for All as. stipulated in the Constitution, Article 20 addressed at a much higher level than the school. The Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation hosts the first United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) scoping mission to Namibia from 18th to 28th April The UNESCO scoping mission to Namibia is an initiative of the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation and which, together with UNESCO, strongly.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Distributor from label on p. [2] of cover. Includes National Education Act of South West Africa and Proclamation no. AG 8 (p. The Namibia Financial Assistance Fund have assisted in access to higher education for the past decade but however the management of the fund have failed to.

The meeting, attended also by the country's first education minister Nahas Angula, discussed the financial crunch the country finds itself in and there were also murmurings of merging ministries, such as the education and higher education ministries, in a bid to save money.

Education(DABE), of the Ministry of Basic Education & Culture and those of the Namibia College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) although a brief mention will be made of the role of government-funded tertiary institutions.

1: Government Nonformal Education Provisions: a) DABE's National Literacy Programme in Namibia(NLPN). The. Then the institutions also need to meet the requirements of the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) which was established under the Higher Education Act, (Act no).

The NCHE quality assurance system like NQA consists of two sub-systems that are programme accreditation and institutional audits.

Considering that coordination can take many forms, and may be instituted through an array of policy instruments and tools, we take the position that coordination is both a consequence of pressures on higher education some of which are brought by market forces (globalisation) but also that state coordination of higher education can be a trigger for change.

Coordination Committee of the Ministry of Education for approval in March The learning support materials will be developed, evaluated, procured and distributed to schools in for The Ministry of Education would like to request the University of Namibia and other higher education institutions to.

Higher Education. To support higher education, USAID has funded over scholarships for masters and doctoral studies in the United States, South Africa and Namibia. In addition, USAID has provided merit and need-based scholarships for undergraduate studies in the United States to 12 female stu­dents.

The Academy for Tertiary Education was dissolved, and its three components were transformed into two independent higher education institutions, a university and a polytechnic.

In the University of Namibia (UNAM) was established in Windhoek, and in the Technikon Namibia and COST merged to become the Polytechnic of Namibia. Namibia has a thirst for education – let's hope it doesn't get hijacked by the privileged Mon 30 Nov EST First published on Mon.

Every society is believed to have their own education system, if only to the extent that it is its concern and beliefs that give it an identity and preserve its existence (Amukugo, 1). It is the general assumption and belief of some scholars that education was not solely introduced through colonization (Amukugo, 2).

Inthe. This Act applies to higher education in Namibia. Determination of national policy on higher education and supervision over higher education system 3.

(1) The Minister must - (a) determine the national policy on higher education and endeavour to secure the co-operation of all persons concerned with higher education in implementing such policy; and. Page 1 of 8 REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA PERFORMANCE AGREEMENT MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION, TRAINING AND INNOVATION The Contracting Parties This Performance Agreement (hereinafter referred to as “PA”) is entered into between the Government of the Republic of Namibia (hereinafter referred to as GRN) represented by the President H.E.

Hage. Mission Education in the Eastern Caprivi Strip during the Colonial Times, cs - ca Education in Africa for the 21st Century: Proceedings of the Regional workshop of SACHES, Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society.

s.l.: University of Namibia, Rundu Campus (= In R. Auala, G. Likando, K. Matengu and C.C. Wolhuter).From inside the book. continue cooperation course create curriculum decision Department develop direct Education and Culture education and training education programmes education system effective enable encourage English ensure establish evaluation examinations example expand expect experiences formal Namibia.

Ministry of Education and.Educational strategies Before independence. Before Namibia's independence, the country's education system was designed to reinforce apartheid rather than provide the necessary human resource base to promote equitable social and economic development.

It was fragmented along racial and ethnic lines, with vast disparities in both the allocation of resources and the quality of education .