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The quest for coordination of the higher education system in Namibia

National Council for Higher Education (Namibia)

The quest for coordination of the higher education system in Namibia

by National Council for Higher Education (Namibia)

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Published by National Council for Higher Education in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher Education

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.45-46).

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

    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). In , the. 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).


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The quest for coordination of the higher education system in Namibia by National Council for Higher Education (Namibia) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.