47 000 students do not qualify for tertiary education

January 10, 2018, 7:15pm

Statistics from the recently released Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate grade 12 results indicate that more than 47 000 students of those that registered for exams will not be making it for tertiary education this year. 

Education, Arts and Culture minister, Katrina Hanse Himarwa, confirmed in a press statement that during the 2017 academic year, candidates totaling 56 305 registered for Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate at 188 full-time and 129 part-time examination centres nationally. 

This number consists of 22 091 full-time and 34 214 part-time students.