Free Primary Education For Namibian Children

The government has decided to provide free education for learners as required by their constitution.

  • Namibia:  No School Fees for Primaries

    The Namibian, 9 January 2013

    THE Ministry of Education has decided to provide free education to preprimary and primary learners because this is a requirement of the Constitution. read more »

Photo: UNICEF

One book, ten children. Kids in class

  • Namibia:  Free Primary Education Starts

    New Era, 9 January 2013

    Learners at public schools, from pre-primary to grade seven, do not have to pay school fees or buy textbooks and stationery and are not obliged to contribute to the School ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Our Education Crisis and the World Bank

    The Namibian, 8 January 2013

    THE decision by the Ministry of Education to scrap school fees at primary schools can only be applauded ('Ministry abolishes primary school fees,' The Namibian, 20 December). This ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Ministry Abolishes Primary School Fees

    The Namibian, 20 December 2012

    FREE primary education for children between the ages of six and thirteen will be introduced next year. read more »

  • Namibia:  Should Education Be Free for All? (analysis)

    New Era, 30 June 2011

    The power of education cannot be overemphasized and making education free at primary and secondary level would benefit the Namibian society such as earning a decent income, ... read more »

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