Over 30 000 learners fail English

January 11, 2018, 6:23pm

Over 30 000 full-time and part-time NSSC ordinary level candidates who were registered with the Namibia College of Open Learning (Namcol) failed to obtain the required D grade in English 2nd language, Director of Namcol Heroldt Murangi said.

Speaking at press conference yesterday, Murangi said the number of candidates who have failed to make it to tertiary level by failing English is worrisome, adding that these 30 000 might need entry to NAMCOL to improve their English.

“The number above means that a great number of these learners might seek entry to NAMCOL for the 2018 academic year to improve on their English results. The College only has the capacity to accommodate 18 000 learners,” he stressed.

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