Education ministry announces top 20 best performing candidates

By Staff Reporter

Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture has announced top 20 full-time Candidates who performed very well in six school subjects at Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary (NSSCO) Level for 2023 academic year.

Ms. Anna Nghipondoka, Minister of Education, Arts and Culture has announced the following 20 candidates from public and private schools in Namibia:

However, among the top list, Rukonga Vision School from Kavango East Region, a government School has dominated the list of top twenty performers at Ordinary Level as the first best performer with nine (9) learners out of 20 candidates.

St Boniface High School and Oshigambo High School both private schools, have scooped the second place with three candidates respectively, Canisianum RCS took third position with two learners , while Gabriel Taapopi , Windhoek Gymnasium PS and Windhoek Technical High School got the last positions with one learner each.

Minister Nghipondoka stressed that Rukonga Vision School is the only public school assisted by the government of Namibia which has shown its mandate in rendering quality education to the neediest learners.

“It is pleasing to know that Rukonga Vision School, the only Government Vision School still fulfils its intended purpose in the Ministry, which is to provide quality education to the most needy learners who are fully sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Namibia.” She explained.

About Ten thousand, two hundred and sixty-one (10 261) candidates which represents 25.2% have qualified to proceed to AS level in 2024, compared to eight thousand, one hundred and thirty-three (8 133) or 21.4% who qualified in 2022.

Ms.Nghipondoka further said that “An increase of 3.8% is observed in this regard. These candidates may proceed to Gr.12 at AS level in 2024 or continue with their Tertiary Education with their NSSCO results, should they wish to. Although the Ministry would prefer these learners to remain in the system and to complete their formal education at AS level.”.


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