Namibian Schools Get Free Textbooks


The government is providing free textbooks to all schools countrywide as it seeks to improve the standards of education.

Knowledge is power.

  • Namibia:  Textbooks in Transit

    The Namibian, 25 January 2013

    EDUCATION Minister Abraham Iyambo yesterday announced that about 1,7 million books had been dispatched to schools across the country. The consignment, valued at N$137 million, will ... read more »

  • Namibia:  A Textbook for All

    Namibia Economist, 25 January 2013

    The Ministry of Education has committed itself to achieve a 1:1 textbook ratio by the end of this year. Currently the average ratio at primary level stands at 1:3 and 1:2 at ... read more »

  • Namibia:  One Child, One Textbook - Iyambo

    New Era, 25 January 2013

    The Ministry of Education has pledged that by the end of this year no Namibian child will be sharing a textbook anymore. read more »

  • Namibia:  Schools Bypass Govt Directive

    The Namibian, 18 January 2013

    THE government directive to principals and teachers not to insist that parents buy stationery for their primary school children has fallen on deaf ears, as some schools say they ... read more »

  • Namibia:  Ministry Makes U-Turn On Stationery

    The Namibian, 14 January 2013

    THE Ministry of Education appears to be backtracking on its decision to supply stationery to primary schools free of charge from this year. read more »