Namibia. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. Managing Change Namibian Approach. INTRODUCTION. Historical legacy Education based on segregation and racism Undemocratic Unrepresentative Inaccessible to majority. Transformation (Change Became inevitable). Four Major Goals =Access =Equity
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Managing ChangeNamibian Approach
Education based on segregation and racism
Inaccessible to majority
Four Major Goals
To address apartheid legacy
-To transform education system
To open up schools -access
Equitable distribution of educational resources
Quality education for all
Stakeholder participation -Democracy
1. Namibia Vision 2030
2. Education Training Sector Improvement Program(ETSIP)
3. National Standards and performance Indicators for Schools in Namibia(NSPI)
3. Clustering System
4. The National Curriculum for Basic Education
Prosperity,Harmony, Peace & Political Stability
-Namibia’s most significant statement on National Development
Long term development framework for the country to be prosperous and industrialized nation, develop by her human resources, enjoying peace, harmony and political stability.
1.Namibia to be fair gender responsive , caring and committed nation.
2.Create effective and democratic political system
3.-Transform Namibia into an industrialized country
4.Ensure development of ‘natural capital” and sustainable utilization.
5. Transformation of Namibia into a knowledge-based society.
Is a fifteen year strategic plan(2006-2020) developed in response to demands of Vision 2030.
Tool initiated by Ministry of Education to monitor, evaluate and support by bringing Namibian schools at the same level.
1. Provision of resources
2. Curriculum and attainment
3. The teaching and learning process
4. The school as a social unit
5. -Management and leadership of school
6. Links with parents and community
7. Links with other schools and region.
Grouping of schools that are geographically close and accessible to each other.
Headed by a cluster-centre principal.
Purpose of revision was an effort to make it more relevant to the needs of Namibia & to improve the quality of education.
Each headed by Regional Directors.
New structures in Regions
School boards (Governance)
Shekupakela-Nelulu Learners involvement in School Governance