IMN Institute infuses smart technologies in public education

The Minister of Education, Arts, and Culture has called for a demand-driven education system.

Anna Nghipondoka says that it is high time that Namibia moves away from importing a skilled workforce.

Nghipondoka made the remarks at the launch of the IMN Technology Mentorship Institute, which aims to assist the public education sector in preparing and training competent and technologically advanced individuals who are ready to develop a competitive economy for Namibia.

Sikosinyana Senior Secondary School commits to hosting annual awards

In a bid to motivate Grade 11 learners to excel academically, Sikosinyana Senior Secondary School in the Zambezi Region has committed to hosting yearly awards for learners and teachers who perform well.

The school awarded teachers and learners who performed well in this year's first semester with certificates and medals.

The ceremony was graced by officials from the Ministry of Education as well as guest speaker James Sankwasa, who encouraged learners to work hard in the upcoming final examinations.

Appoint independent delegate to decide Ndama School's fate- Ndama East residents 

Some community members of Ndama East in Kavango East Region held a demonstration on Friday, requesting that the decision to move the school back to Ndama South West be reconsidered.

Earlier on, the community had requested that the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture evaluate and confirm a resolution on the matter.

Yet, with no positive response in sight, the community demands that the government appoint an independent delegate to decide on the school's fate.

Dispute over the construction of Ndama South School settled

The dispute over the construction of Ndama South School at Rundu is finally over.

The contractor is now on site and has started with the first phase of construction.

Kavango East Governor Bonifatius Wakudumo acknowledged that the community was not a party to the dispute but that it was rather due to an error by the Ministry of Education, Art, and Culture, which handed over the site to the contractor without the consent of the Council.

The Ndama South School is expected to decongest the junior and combined schools, which are presently accommodated on one premise.

Kunene Region Governor calls for collective synergies

The Governor of Kunene Region has implored all councils, business people, communities, and youth to participate in the opportunities and value chains being created by the new economic drivers.

Marius Sheya, who was speaking during the State of the Region Address, called for collective synergies as the region marches towards economic emancipation and creates pockets of hope for the locals.