I welcome you to the Faculty of Education at University of Namibia, Our Motto is: 2 teach is 2 touch lives 4 ever
The Faculty of Education is committed to improving the quality and understanding of education and social services provision in Namibia and internationally through high quality teaching, research, professional development and community service. We believe that great teachers never stop learning!
We look forward to welcoming you to our educational community. Our academic staff , the most competent and diverse in Teacher Education in Namibia, aims to promote your professional and scholarly growth as a reflective, caring, competent and innovative educator.
Our mission is shaped by our commitment to provide quality teaching and promote educational innovation and best practice. We offer a Bachelor of Education degree (BEd), which is not only a gateway to the teaching profession, but also to a number of educational careers. With this degree (offered in three specializations namely: Pre- and Lower Primary; Upper Primary and Secondary Education) you will enhance your abilities in subject content knowledge, leadership, professional development, instructional, motivational and interpersonal skills. It is also the degree required to teach in Namibia’s primary and secondary schools – immediately after completion of the degree or as a career option in the future.
Our programs have a focus in content expertise and practice based learning; universal access; social justice and equity. The UNAM Faculty of Education provides its teacher candidates with an advantage through innovative enrichment programming, and teacher candidates in our program have opportunities to become involved in international activities.
We also offer undergraduate and post-graduate programs in Lifelong Learning and Community Education. These are some of our flagship programs aimed at supporting our country’s commitment to continuing learning and developing our Namibian communities and society. Graduates from these programs are sought after in various community development projects initiated by the Namibian Government and the country’s many Development Partners.
The Faculty of Education also offers a Masters of Education (MEd) and a Doctorate in Education (PhD) which is designed for those who are interested in exploring and understanding education and training – especially as it refers back to their undergrad specialization. These are research degrees and it will challenge you to reflect deeply on conventional thinking about education and to propose new and innovative ways to teaching and learning! You can apply for entry into our MEd with your BEd pass.
To speak with us and learn more about our programs, please call or email our offices. We will provide you with the information you need.