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  1. EDUCATION IN EMERGING CONTEXT Meeting People’s Needs

  2. HISTORY • Colonialism • Apartheid • Disparities • Under-Development • Deprivation

  3. CHALLENGES • Developing A World Class Higher Learning Institution • Meeting the Needs of the Nation • Global Competitiveness • Productivity • Youth Unemployment

  4. Education Budget 2008-2009 Breakdown 2,463,214,888 432,453,927 426,070,198 10,592,257 9,445,000 156,512,817

  5. School Enrolments

  6. Progression from Grade 12 to Tertiary Institutions

  7. EXPENDITURE ALLOCATION IN EDUCATION

  8. ENROLMENT 2006

  9. RANKING • 107 Out of 137 Countries in Higher Education (Global Development Index of the World Economic Forum)

  10. CHALLANGES • Colonial Inheritance • Subject Centered Curriculum • Examination Based • No Time for Learning • No Proper Library • Limited Campus Facilities • Faculty Support • Student Support

  11. LESSONS LEARNED • Reformulate the Curriculum • Exam Centered • Teacher Centered • Subject Centered • Discipline Centered • Transmission vs Creation of Kowledge

  12. LESSONS LEARNED • Create A New Culture for Learning • Academic Support Systems • Faculty Support • Student Centered • Creative Assessment

  13. BEST PRACTICES • Project Based Learning • Rubrics • Academic Discussion Sessions • Academic Support • Project Based Learning • Student Engagement • Active Learning • Assessment Techniques

  14. GRADUATES • Problem Solving & Critical Thinking • Creative Thinking • Communication • Application of Knowledge • Technology • Leadership & Management • Social & Intercultural

  15. Namibia - Overview • 1. Land size: 825 000 sq. km • 2. Population: 2.1 million (about 0.4 sq. km/person) • 3. GDP: U$ 2.38 billion (N$ 39,562 billion) • 4. GNP: U$ 1 500 (per capita) • 5. National Expenditure: U$ 1,649 billion (N$13,193 b) • 5.1 Education Expenditure: N$ 3 179 b (U$ 397,4 mill) or 24% of budget • 5.1.1 Basic Education: N$ 2,914 b (U$ 364,3 mill) • 5.1.2 Higher Education: N$ 0,265 b (U$ 33.1 mill) or 9.1% of education • 6. Exchange rate: U$ 1 = 8 N$ • 7. Literacy rate: 85% • 8. Industries: mining, fishing, agriculture, tourism

  16. Namibia National 2008/9 Budget Breakdown