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role of community information centres in the educational development of Namibia

role of community information centres in the educational development of Namibia

papers and proceedings of the seminar in Windhoek, 25 March to 3 April 1998

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Published by German Foundation for International Development, Education, Science and Documentation Centre, Republic of Namibia, Ministry of Basic Education and Culture, University of Namibia in Bonn, Windhoek .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Community information services -- Namibia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKingo J. Mchombu and Alet E. Marais (eds.).
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsMchombu, K. J., Marais, A. E., Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Entwicklung. Zentralstelle für Erziehung, Wissenschaft und Dokumentation., Namibia. Ministry of Basic Education and Culture., University of Namibia., DSE/MBEC/UNAM Seminar on the Role of Community Information Centres in the Educational Development of Namibia (1998 : Windhoek, Namibia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ857.N28 R65 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p. :
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL144516M
      LC Control Number99889464

      and become visible. Leadership development is a key leverage point in the development and transformation of our beautiful continent.” Frik Landman CEO, University of Stellenbosch Executive Development Ltd. Southern Africa Putting people at ease 1 2 4 4 Being a quick study 2 3 2 1 Differences matter 3 1 5 2 Resourcefulness4 1 3 4. Importance of early childhood development The emotional, social and physical development of young children has a direct effect on their overall development and on the adult they will become. That is why understanding the need to invest in very young children is so .

      Duration: 12 months - NQF Level: 6. Aim. The Diploma in Education for Development aims to provide an opportunity for graduates of the Certificate in Education for Development (CED) to further their studies in the field of community development and related fields. The National Curriculum for Basic Education builds on the experience and achievements of the first cycle of Namibian curricula and syllabuses that were introduced in the s. These were the curricula for Basic Education (then Grades ), Senior Secondary education, and Special Needs education.

      The University of Namibia (UNAM) recognises and values the importance of research in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and fostering socioeconomic development by addressing challenges faced by society. The University supports and promotes research that enhances the institution's role in making a positive difference to the quality of lives of members of society. Contents List of tables and figures vi Acknowledgements vii Abbreviations viii 1. The multiple context of vocational education and training in southern Africa.


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The role of the library as a community gathering place was stressed repeatedly at focus group sessions. Whether discussing concerts, classes, and other events, book clubs and other social groups, or simply a forum where people could come and sit, talk, and read, quite a few people expressed their appreciation that libraries stand alone in many communities as a gathering place.

Despite the promises of education, Namibia's colonial history has made it difficult for educational institutions to prepare youth for personal and economic development. Community education, also known as community-based education or community learning & development, is an organization's programs to promote learning and social development work with individuals and groups in their communities using a range of formal and informal methods.A common defining feature is that programmes and activities are developed in dialogue with communities and participants.

Educational strategies Before independence. Before Namibia's independence, the country's education system was designed to reinforce apartheid rather than provide the necessary human resource base to promote equitable social and economic development. It was fragmented along racial and ethnic lines, with vast disparities in both the allocation of resources and the quality of education offered.

Namibia has played a pioneering and visionary role in Africa in the area of ICTs in education and serves as a beacon for many organisations and groups operating across the continent.

Namibia offers innovative options on affordable and sustainable access to ICTs through the active involvement of local youth under the leadership of SchoolNet Size: KB. Education NGOs and CSOs in Namibia There are several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations (CSOs) working in Namibia’s education sector.

The Namibia National Teachers’ Union is the main representative body for the country’s teachers. creating multiple alternative development strategies and integrated implementation approaches, for reaching the goal of future development. Namibia Vision presents a clear view of where we are, where we want to go from here, and over what time frame.

It is a vision that will take Namibia. in Namibia will be a gradual process with many challenges for educators at all levels of the education system. The Namibian education system seeks to look at various developmental programmes to render support at all levels of education.

Learning Support provides a platform to transform and guide teaching towards the essential. Namibia has a number of tertiary institutions, namely the University of Namibia (UNAM), Polytechnic of Namibia, the private International University of Management (IUM), two agricultural colleges and central and regional colleges of education.

Time zones: Namibia falls in the GMT + 2 time zone. The country switches to a different time zone. The Ministry of Education (Namibia), in partnership with our stakeholders, are committed to providing all Namibian residents with equitable access to quality education programmes to develop the abilities of individuals to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills, values and.

with the National Institute for Educational Development (NIED) playing a leading role in curriculum development at Head Office level. The actual provision of IECD services for 0 - 6 year olds is the responsibility of the state and well as of individuals, community and.

UNICEF, Quality early childhood development (ECD) for children in Namibia: Giving children the best start in life. of Namibia’s million people are children under 5 87% of children aged 0–4 do not attend integrated ECD programmes 60 % of children of pre-primary school age are not in preschool education 34 % of children live in poverty.

The purpose of this document is to set out the Information Technology Policy for the Republic of Namibia. 3 Definitions Information Technology (IT) is the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer based information systems, particularly software.

Introduction. A public library is a non-profit library, which is maintained for public use and funded by the government or the public sources. Unlike other libraries, public library satisfies general public information needs by providing all kinds of knowledge and information available to all segments of the community regardless of race, nationality, age, gender, religion, language, disability.

and Responsibilities of Teachers and Teacher Assistants/Education Assistants. It is the result of much effort and determination over many years by a number of individuals serving on the joint committee, as well as groups such as the CUPE BC K Committee, the.

community and special education system has functioned to exclude them from both the education process and wider social life. (Heward, ). Instructional methods, examination systems and rigid curriculum are some of the barriers to implementation of inclusive education in.

Toward education for all: a development brief for education, culture ability ability grouping achieve activities administration adult and nonformal Africa assessment Basic Education become centres Certificate challenge citizens classroom continue cooperation curriculum decentralisation decision democracy Development Namibia.

Ministry of. information centres. It defines community, information, rural development and enunciates on community centers throughout their evolution to the modern community based information centres. The premise of the paper is that establishing community based information centres in Zimbabwean rural areas will strengthen and empower rural people to be.

schools to resource centres 47 Identifying, designating and establishing full-service schools, public adult learning centres, and further and higher education institutions 48 Establishing institutional-level support teams 48 Assisting in establishing mechanisms at community level for the early.

The MCC compact with Namibia was a five-year investment () of $ million. The $28 million Vocational Education and Skills Training component was comprised of three sub- activities: (i) establishment of a National Training Fund (NTF); (ii) competitive grants for high priority vocational skills training through the Vocational Training Grant Fund (VTGF); and (iii) expansion and.

building these knowledge and skills through leadership development programs, career development planning, succession planning, performance management and incentive systems and competency frameworks, and seeking these knowledge and skills when recruiting new talent into the organization”.

(Ashridge,p. 10).It has been argued that ICT is a principal driver of economic development and social change worldwide (Kozma, ; Leech, ). In many countries, the need for economic and social development is used to justify investments in educational reform and in educational ICT.

Another notable argument to this.Namibia recognises the importance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a tool to the development of the country. ICT has a role to play in education both directly as a subject and indirectly as a tool to assist in educational delivery and management.