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||Kharas Education Directorate condemns parental picketing at Minna Sachs P.S

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The  ||Kharas Education Directorate has denounced the picketing of parents against the newly appointed principal at Minna Sachs Primary School at Keetmanshoop.

A group of parents alleged that the appointed principal was not recommended by the school board. 

The protestors also raised the issue that the principal was not speaking Khoekhoegowab at a school attended by children coming predominantly from this language group. 

||Kharas Education to re-introduce extra classes for Grade 11, 12

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The ||Kharas Education Directorate is set to re-introduce extra classes during holidays for Grade 11 and Grade 12 AS level learners to improve their performance.

Ryan Assegaai, Inspector for the Kalahari Circuit, revealed this in an interview with nbc News.

Assegaai says the decision to reintroduce the extra classes was agreed on during a three-day principals meeting that ended on Friday. 

The principals gathering analysed Grade 4 to AS level learner performance for the 2023 academic year.

Vaalgras Primary School to offer Grade 8

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Plans are afoot to expand the recently built state-of-the-art Vaalgras Primary School's curriculum to offer Grade 8 in 2025 to enhance learner enrollment numbers.

The ||Kharas Education Directorate Inspector for Kalahari Desert Education Circuit, Ryan Assegaai, revealed this in an interview with nbc News.

The government invested N$104 million for the construction of the Vaalgras Primary School and hostel blocks. 

The school, with a learner enrollment capacity of 550, opened its doors in April.

Currently, only 160 learners are enrolled at the school.