RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

The Faculty provides teachers and adult educators in order to spearhead the development of the education profession through pre- and in-service training of junior and senior-secondary teachers. It also assists affiliated teacher institutions in the development and assessment of their programmes.

Dr. Louise Mostert
Mr Job Hengari
Prof Choshi kasanda
Dr henri c. brunette
Dr. H.U. Kandjeo-Marenga
Dr. charmaine villet 
Dr. John Makala Lilemba 
DR. R.K. Shalyefu 

Faculty Officer
Mr. E. L. van Wyk
Tel: ++264-61-206-3978
Fax: ++264-61-206-3980
E-mail: evanwyk@unam.na

PROF KASANDA PUBLICATIONS

  • Kasanda, C. D., Phiri, F. A. and Kamoruao, O. (1995). The quest for gender awareness and sensitivity in secondary schools and colleges. The development and evaluation of integrated teaching/learning modules on gender in Namibia. NORAD/SIDA, Windhoek

  • Phiri, F. A., Kasanda, C. D. and Kamoruao, O. (1995). Gender Sensitizing Booklet for Educators. NORAD/SIDA, Windhoek.

  • Kasanda, C. D. and Shaimemanya, C. (1998). Factors hindering the provision of quality education for girls in Namibia. In B. Otaala, L. Mostert, Magnus, J. C., M. C. Keyter and            C. Shaimemanya (Eds.), Issues in Education. An Occasional Publication of the Faculty of Education, University of Namibia and The National Institute for Educational Development. Windhoek. 131 - 154.

  • Kasanda, C. D., and Phiri, F. A. (Eds.)(1995). Proceedings of the (H)IGCSE colloquium on teacher education. University of Namibia. Windhoek.

  • Kasanda, C. D., Njabili, A. F. and Otaala, B. (Eds.)(1996), Improving student performance on the on the IGCSE examinations. Faculty of Education, UNAM.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (Ed.)(1998). Enhancing Learner performance in Five School Subjects Through a Teacher In - service Workshop. Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Auala, R. K., Kasanda, C. D., Magnus, J. C., J. J. Katzao and Hengari, J. U. (1998). Teaching Practice Handbook. Windhoek. Gamsberg Macmillan.

  • Kasanda, C. D., T. O. Chirawu and M. L. Mostert (Eds.)(2004). Proceedings of the launching and Conference of the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa in Namibia. Windhoek. UNAM Publishers.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1995). Essential skills to be assessed during teaching practice. In A.F. Njabili et al (Eds.), Strategies for effective monitoring of teaching practice as an essential tool for Pre-service teacher preparation. Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1995). Handling teaching practice difficult cases and appeals. In A.F. Njabili et al (Eds.), Strategies for effective monitoring of teaching practice as an essential tool for Pre-service teacher preparation. Faculty of Education, University of Namibia, 26 - 34.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1995). Pre-service preparation of science and mathematics teachers at the University of Namibia and the (H)IGCSE paradigm. In C. D. Kasanda and F. A. Phiri (Eds.), Proceedings of the (H)IGCSE colloquium on teacher education. UNAM.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1996). The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Paradigm. In C. D. Kasanda, A. F. Njabili, A. F. and B. Otaala, B. (Eds.), Improving student performance on the on the IGCSE examinations. Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1996). Essential skills for constructing effective classroom tests.  In C. D. Kasanda, A. F. Njabili, and B. Otaala (Eds.), Improving student performance on the on the IGCSE examinations. Faculty of Education, UNAM.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1996). The role of the school management in improving IGCSE results: The case of subject heads of departments. In C. D. Kasanda, A.F. Njabili, A.F. and B. Otaala, B.(Eds.), Improving student performance on the IGCSE examinations. Faculty of Education, UNAM.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1997). Education and training in Southern Africa: Co-operation is the key to the region’s Salvation. Education Forum, 1st Ed., (136 -139). Pinegowrie, Education Africa.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1998). Comments on A. A. Taiwo’s paper: Young peoples’ attitudes to science and technology. In M. B. Ogunniyi (Ed.), Promoting public understanding of science and technology in Southern Africa. Proceedings of a Southern African Conference. Cape     Town. SSME, University of the Western Cape.

  • Onstad, T., Kasanda, C. D and Kapenda, H. M. (2003). Ethnomathematics: A link between an abstract school subject, local culture & everyday experience. In B. Chilisa, L. Mafela and J. Preece (Eds.), Educational Research for Sustainable Development. (36-53). Gaborone. Litebooks.

  • Haoses-Goraseb, L. and Kasanda, C. D. (in press). Drug use and abuse: The case of Namibia. To be published in the WHO Publication. Drug Use And Abuse In Africa. (being reviewed for inclusion as a Chapter).

  • Njabili, A. F. and C. D. Kasanda (2005). Examinations and assessment at tertiary level: A case study of continuous assessment and the role of external examiners at two universities in the Southern African development Community (SADC) region. In M. L. Mostert and C. D. Kasanda (Eds.), Education in Namibia: A collection of essays. (70 – 90). Windhoek. UNAM Press.

  • Kasanda, C. D., Ama, N. O. and Mahindi, C. J. (2004). The case for tracer studies at institutions of higher learning in the SADC region. In C. D. Kasanda, T. O. Chirawu and M. L. Mostert (Eds.), Proceedings of the launching and conference of the Organization for Social Science research in Eastern and Southern Africa in Namibia. (50 – 69). Windhoek. UNAM Press.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (2005). Education in Africa: Post colonialism and globalization in Science and Mathematics education: The case of Namibia and Zambia. In M. L. Mostert and C. D. Kasanda (Eds.), Education in Namibia: A collection of essays. (106 – 1260). Windhoek. UNAM Press.

  • Beukes, F., Visagie, A. and Kasanda, C. (2007). Mathematics teachcer education in Namibia. In J. adler, M. Kazima, W. mwakapenda, T. Nyabiso and S. Xolo (Eds.), Mathematics teacher education: trends across twelve African countries. (51-61). Johannesberg. Marang Centre.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (in press). Human resource management in Namibia. In R. Mukwena and T. Chirawu (Ed.). Local Government in Namibia. OSSREA/UNAM.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (2008). Improving science and mathematics teachers’ subject knowledge in Namibia. In R. K. and N. Taylor (Eds.), Education in context: An international perspective of the influence of context on science curriculum development, implementation and the student-experienced curriculum. AW Rotterdam. Sense Publishers B. V.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1985). Student performance on Multiplication and Division of Decimal examples presented in Horizontal Format. Zambia Educational Review, 6(2), 110 - 114.

  • Kasanda. C. D. (1992). The Zambia Mathematics Pre-service Programme: It’s ability to impart teaching strategies and classroom management skills as perceived by its graduates. Zimbabwe Journal of Education Research, 4(3).

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1993). Problems of conducting educational research in Zambia, Zimbabwe Journal of Education Research, 5(2), 206-221.

  • Kasanda, C. D. and Nkosi, M. N. (1994). Factors contributing to burnout of mathematics teachers in Zambian secondary schools. South Africa Journal of Mathematics and Science Education, 1(2), 25-36.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1995). Teaching practice at the University of Namibia: Views from student teachers. Zimbabwe Journal of Education Research, 7(1), 57 - 68.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1997). Teaching for excellence in the mathematics classroom: Views from Namibian teachers. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 9(2), 157 - 177.

  • Kapenda, H. M., Kandjeo-Marenga, H. U., Kasanda, C. D. and Lubben, F. (2002). Characteristics of practical work in science classrooms in Namibia. Research in Science & Technology Education, 20(1), 53 – 65.

  • !Gaoseb, N., F. Lubben and C. D. Kasanda (2002). The use of everyday contexts by mathematics and science teachers in secondary schools in Namibia. NERA Journal, 1 – 16.

  • Lubben, F., Campbell, B., Kasanda, C.,  Kapenda, H. !Goaseb, N. and Kandjeo-Marenga, U. (2003). Teachers’ use of textbooks:  practice in Namibian science classes. Educational Studies, 29 (2/3), 109-125.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (2004). Teacher education in Africa: why the mathematics and science teachers extension programme works in Namibia.  Paper presented at the Africa-America Institute Colloquium on Accelerating Skilled Workforce Development in Africa held at the Kalahari Sands Hotel, 20 –23 June 2004. (published on line www.aaionline.org).

  • Kandjeo-Marenga, H. U.,Kapenda, H. M., !Gaoseb, N., Kasanda, C. D., Lubben, F., and Campbell, B. (2005). The relationship between teachers’ questioning and their previous training: Interactions in mathematics and science classrooms in Namibia. Namibia Educational Research Association Journal.

  • Kasanda, C., Lubben, F., Gaoseb, N., Kandjeo-Marenga, U., Kapenda, H. and Campbell, B. (2005). The role of everyday contexts in learner-centred teaching: the practice in Namibian secondary schools. International Journal of Science Education,27(15), 1805 - 1823.

  • Kandjeo-Marenga, H. U., Kapenda, H. M., Lubben, F., Campbell, B., !Gaoseb, N., and Kasanda, C. D. (2006). The impact of MASTEP on the use ofpractical work in Namibia science classes.Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 18(1), 123 – 146.

  • L. Abate, N.O. Ama, L. Haoses, C. D. Kasanda and P. Mufune (2002). Mid term review of the second medium term plan (MTPII) of the national strategic plan on HIV/AIDS in Namibia. UNDP for Ministry of Health and Social Services.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1984). Mental Computation - proficiency, errors and strategies on two operations with decimal fractions. Paper presented at the North American Chapter of the International Group American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education held at Madison, Wisconsin, October, 3 - 6.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1995). The role of education research in the development of human resources in the teaching of science and mathematics subjects in Namibia. Paper presented at the BOLESWA conference held at the University of Botswana, Gaborone, 7-11 August.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (1997). Mathematics and science education in hard financial times in Namibia. Paper presented at the SACHES conference, Mosi -O- Tunya Hotel, Livingstone, 10 - 12 January.

  • Kasanda, C. D. and Tjikuua, C. (1998). The Direction and Consequences of Curriculum and examination Change: The Case of (Higher) International General Certificate of   Secondary Education (H)IGCSE in Namibia. Paper presented at the Workshop on Developing Teacher Leadership for Curriculum Innovation in Mathematics and Science, University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni Campus, 19 -23 October. (Paper to appear in the Proceedings of the Workshop).

  • Wainaina, P. K. and Kasanda, C. D. (1999). The Quality of Educational Developments in Namibia Since Independence. Paper presented at the Faculty of Education Seminar Series, 13 October.

  • Kasanda, C. D., Kapenda, H. M., Gaoseb, N. I. and Kandjeo-Marenga, H. U. (1999). Female students participation in Science and Technology subjects in Namibia. Paper presented at the STM Conference held at Grand Palm Hotel, Gaborone, 6 - 9 December .

  • Akpo, S. E and Kasanda, C. D. (January 2002). Factors contributing to learners’ difficulties in learning mathematics in grades 10 and 12 in Namibia as perceived by mathematics teachers. In B. Putsoa, M. Dlamini, B. Dlamini and V. Kelly (eds.), Improving cooperation among researchers, policy formulators and implementers of policy in mathematics, science and technology education. Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the SAARMSTE, 11- 15 January, Waterford Kamhlaba, Mbabane, Swaziland.

  • Kandjeo-Marenga, H. U., Kapenda, H. M., !Gaoseb, N. and Kasanda, C. D. (2003). Challenges of integrating the teaching of HIV/AIDS topics in Science and Mathematics in Namibia: MASTEP as an effective vehicle. Paper presented at the MST Conference, Regent Hotel, East London, 16 -18 January.

  • Kasanda, C. D. and Ndunda, M. (2005). Practise of learner centred teaching by Namibian science and mathematics teachers. In C. D. Kasanda, L. Mohamed, S. E. Akpo and E. Ngololo (Eds.). Proceedings of the 13th SAARMSTE Conference, ehld at Safari Conference Centre, Windhoek, 10 – 13 January 2005.

  • Amutenya, M. and C. D. Kasanda (2005). Student participation in the BETD INSET teachers’ classes in the Ondangwa East and West Education Regions. In C. D. Kasanda, L. Mohamed, S. E. Akpo and E. Ngololo (Eds.). Proceedings of the 13th SAARMSTE Conference, ehld at Safari Conference Centre, Windhoek, 10 – 13 January 2005.

  • Choshi D. Kasanda (2005). Personal change historie as mathematics educator in the face of relocation. Plenary paper presentation at the 1st ICMI Congress, held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 22 – 25 June 2005.

  • Mariane Baby #Hara-Gaes and Choshi D. Kasanda (2005). An investigation of the mathematics embedded in the cultural activities of traditional sewing and house construction of the Damara people of North Western Namibia. Paper presentation at the 1st ICMI Congress, held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 22 – 25 June 2005.

  • Florida Beukes and Kasanda, C. D. (2005). Assessment in the BETD INSET programme. Paper presented at the BOLESWANA Conference held at the University of Namibia, 6 – 8 July 2005.

  • Mariane Baby #Hara-Gaes and C. D. Kasanda (2005). The mathematics embedded in the Damara peoples’ cultural activities. Paper presented at the BOLESWANA Conference held at the University of Namibia, 6 – 8 July 2005.

  • Erwee, S.P. and Kasanda, C. D. (2006). Assessment scores in Mathematics examinations in Namibian schools: Do they tell the whole story? Paper presented at the Mathematics Congress held at Namib High School, Swakopmund, 7 – 10 May.

  • Makari, E. K., Gervasius, S. and Kasanda, C. (2006). Contextualization of mathematics: using the environment as a teaching resource. Paper presented at the Mathematics Congress held at Namib High School, Swakopmund, 7 – 10 May.

  • Kasanda, C D (2007). The learner-centred teaching in Namibian schools: ten years after its implementation. Paper Presented At The Mathematics Congress Held At Namib Secondary School, Swakopmund, 13 To 16 May.

  • Kasanda, C. D. (2007). Mathematics and science curriculum reform in Namibia. Paper presented at the Foundation Review Conference held at Heja Lodge, Windhoek. January 22 – 24.

  • Kasanda, C. D., Visagie, A. and Beukes, F. C. G (2007). Innovation and effective approaches to teaching mathematics at primary, secondary and tertiary levels in Namibia. Paper Prepared for Presentation at the ICMI Conference at Nairobi University, Kenya, 23 – 26 May 2007.

  • Beukes, F. and C. D. Kasanda (2007). Teaching primary school mathematics: the challenges of multi-grade teaching in Namibia. Paper Prepared for Presentation at the ICMI Conference at Nairobi University, Kenya, 23 – 26 May 2007.

  • Gaoseb, N. and Kasanda, C. D. (2007). Use of nonstandardised measurements to enhance student learning of units. Paper presented at the 2nd Mathematics congress held at Namib High School, Swakopmund, 13 – 16 May 2007.

 

DR KATZAO RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

TEXTBOOKS AND ACADEMIC BOOKS

  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1991), Understanding History 8, Book 1; Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook; Early History of Namibia and Africa, CASS, Longman Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1991), Understanding History 8, Book 2, Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook; Early History of the World; CASS, Longman Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA. (1992), Understanding History 8, Early History of Namibia, Africa and the World, CASS, Longman Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1992), Understanding History 9, Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook, Book 1, History of colonial Namibia and Africa, CASS, Longman Namibia

  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1992), Understanding History 9, Book 2, Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook; History of early modern Europe, Asia and the Americas, CASS, Longman Namibia.
  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1993), Understanding History 9, Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook; History of colonial Namibia, Africa and the World, CASS, Longman Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ; Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1992), Understanding History 10, Namibia on the Road to Independence; Namibian Junior Secondary History Syllabus Grade 10:  Part I Edition for interim use; Interim Edition/CASS Namibia Project and Longman Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ;Mbumba, N; O’Callaghan, B; Patemann, H; Van Staden, EI and Tait, DHA.  (1993), Understanding History 10, Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook, History of Namibia on the road to independence, of Africa, and of the World; CASS, Longman Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1993), Learning about our Constitution:  Friederich Ebert Stiftung, Windhoek, Namibia; for Grades 8 - 12 Social Sciences learners at the time.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1999), Lessons to Learn: A Historical, Sociological and Economic Interpretation of Education Provision in Namibia, Out of Africa Publishers, Windhoek.

  • Understanding HISTORY 8, Revised Edition(2000)(Authors of original edition: J Katzao; N Mbumba; D Tait; E Van Staden; and B O’Callaghan; E von Wietersheim; D Goosen; and P Berens.

  • Goosen, D; von Wietersheim, E; (2001), Understanding HISTORY    10, Namibian Junior Secondary Textbook; Revised Edition.   (Original authors: JJ Katzao; N Mbumba; B O’Callaghan; H Patemann; EI van Staden and  and DHA Tait); Namibian Reviewers: V van Rooi and D Sampson).

  • Katzao, J J; (2006)“The Armed Response to German Attack at Koës, 1904: The Armed Response by the Katzao and Rukamba clans at Koës,in collaboration with the Veldschoendragers and Plaatjie people and others. ( Forthcoming.)

  • Katzao, J J;(2006), “The African Prison of Poverty; An Assessment of the Challenges to Poverty Reduction in Africa”. (Forthcoming).

MONOGRAPHS, CHAPTERS, SMALLER BOOKS

  • Katzao, JJ. (1993), "Human Rights in Namibia and the Need for a Culture of Tolerance" p. 97; UNAM/Faculty of Law (1993) Human Rights Education and Advocacy in Namibia in the 1990's, A Tapestry of Perspectives.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1998), Classroom Interaction and Management, pp. 31 - 41 in Kasanda, C D (ed.) “Enhancing Learner Performance in Five School Subjects through a Teacher In-Service Workshop”.  University of Namibia, Faculty of Education, pp. 31-41.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1998), Management and Control in the Classroom”, pp. 43 – 48; in Auala, RK; Kasanda, CD; Magnus, JC; Katzao, JJ and Hengari, JU. (1998), Teaching Practice Handbook, Gamsberg Macmillan Publishers, Windhoek.

  • Wolhuter, C C (ed.)(2006) Aurora Australis, Comparative Education and History of Education at Universities in Southern Africa; “The State of History of Education and Comparative Education: An Overview” – G N Likando, J J Katzao & T C K Iijambo; pp. 67- 86

  • Wolhuter, C and Popov, N (Eds)(2007) Comparative Education as Discipline at Universities World Wide, Bureau for Educational Services; “Comparative Education as Discipline at Universities in the Southern African Region, pp. 129 – 136.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  • Katzao, JJ. (1984), "Agriculture and Economic Growth in Namibia".  An article in The Intermediate Personnel Management Manpower Journal South Africa, August 1984, Vol. 3 No. 4, August 1984, p. 27.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1989), "The Need for a Namibia - Related Curriculum".  An article in The South African Teachers’ Association Education Journal, Vol. 98 No. 2, 1989, pp. 19-21.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1989), "How to go About Designing a Curriculum - the Case of Namibia".  An article in The South African Teachers’ Association Education Journal, Vol. 99 No. 2, 1989 pp. 13-19.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1990), "A Clear Language Education Policy for Namibia".  An article in The South African Teachers’ Association Education Journal, Vol. 100 No. 1, 1990, pp. 23-26.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1990), "Literacy Training - What is involved?". An article in The Namibian Information Workers Association Journal, Volume 1. No.2 September 1990 p. 26.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1992), "Education in selected Southern African Countries - A Historical Perspective".  An article in The South African Teachers’ Association Education Journal, Vol. 101, 1992, pp. 3-5.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1997), "Educational Provision and Reform in Namibia - a historical overview”, in Education and Change, Vol. 1(1) July 1997.  pp. 19-29.

  • Katzao, JJ. (2008), Draft research paper titled "The Challenges to Cognitive Education for Empowerment in the Information Age for Namibia - a sociological interpretation”.Based on an earlier paper with the same title presented at the Sixth Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Education (IACE), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, during 1997. A revised version of the same paper was presented at the Phi Delta Kappa Association Seminar,School of Education, University of Montana, Missoula, United States of America on the 14 February 2002. Paper to be sent for publication during 2008.

TEACHING MANUALS AND STUDY GUIDES

  • Engelbrecht, F; Hope, S; Katzao, J; Keyter, C; Mostert, L; and Scott, A. (1997), Curriculum Planning and Implementation Document: Advanced Diploma in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Hope S; Engelbrecht F; Katzao J; and Villet C, (1998), Strategic Planning (2000 - 2004) for the Faculty of Education,   University of Namibia, November 1998.

  • Amukugo, EM; Auala, RK; Brunette, HC; Hope, S; Katzao, JJ and Wainaina, PK.  (1999), Department of Educational Foundations and Management, 2nd 5 Year Development Plan (2000 - 2004), Faculty of Education, University of Namibia

  • Katzao, JJ and Wainaina, PK. & Prof H. Hopson (2000), Ph.D. Programme, Department of Educational Foundations and Management, Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.  Programme approved by SENATE of the UNAM during 2002.

  • Katzao, JJ (2001), History of Education, EFH 7200; Centre for External Studies (CES) University of Namibia.

  • Katzao,JJ (2005 -), Sociology of Education, B.Ed. Four-Year Degree, Full-time students, Second Semester 2005.

  • Katzao, JJ (2006/7) Sociology of Education; B.Ed.(Basic Education Degree – In-service Teacher Training, Centre for External Studies); (Foundation; Upper Primary and      Secondary School Phases)

PAPERS IN UNREFERED JOURNALS OR PROCEEDINGS PUBLICATIONS, REFEREED REVIEW ARTICLES

  • Katzao, JJ. (1995), "Strategies for Improving Next Teaching Practice", PP. 66 – 70, A writing in Teaching Practice Workshop; Strategies for Effective Monitoring of Teaching Practice as an Essential Tool for Pre-Service Teacher Preparation, edited by A F Njabili,A Scott, C Keyter and M L Mostert, Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Katzao, J (1995), Summary, pp. 84 – 89, in Teaching Practice Workshop, Strategies For Effective Monitoring Of Teaching Practice As An Essential Tool For Pre-Service Teacher Preparation, edited by A F Njabili; A Scott; C Keyter and M L Mostert; Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1996), Rapporteur: "The One-Year B.Ed. Programme (Postgraduate)" pp. 28 – 30, in Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Retreat Workshop on Curriculum Review and Development, 26 – 28 September 1996, Sundown Lodge; University of Namibia, Faculty of Education. Compiled and Edited by F. A. Phiri and J. J. Katzao.                    

  • Katzao, JJ. (1996), Rapporteur: "The Oslo-UNAM Proposal for Research on School-based studies for Teacher Education",pp. 45 – 47, (submission: Dr C D Kasanda and Mr F Engelbrecht) in Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Retreat Workshop on Curriculum Review and Development, 26-28 September 1996, Sundown Lodge, University of Namibia,Faculty of Education. Compiled and Edited by F A Phiri and JJ Katzao.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1996), Rapporteur: Summary of the Day, pp. 4951, in Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Retreat Workshop on Curriculum Review & Development (26 – 28 September 1996, Sundown Lodge).University of Namibia, Faculty of Education; Compiled and Edited by FA Phiri and JJ Katzao.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1996), Chairperson: Possibilities for further study in the Faculty of Education,pp. 61 – 63, in Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Retreat Workshop on Curriculum Review & Development (26 – 28 September, 1996, Sundown Lodge). University of Namibia, Faculty of Education. Compiled and Edited by FA Phiri and JJ Katzao.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1996) Rapporteur: Review of the 4 year B. Ed Programme,pp. 65 – 69, in Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Retreat Workshop on Curriculum Review & Development (26 – 28 September 1996, Sundown Lodge). University of Namibia, Faculty of Education. Compiled and Edited by FA Phiri and JJ Katzao.

OTHER OCCASIONAL ACADEMIC WRITINGS; UNPUBLISHED PAPERS OR TECHNICAL REPORTS

  • Katzao, JJ. (1984), "Constructive Engagement - Blue Print for Continuous Occupation", An article in the Windhoek Observer, 16 April 1984, p. 16.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1986), "Projection of Teacher Demand and Supply", A Report of the Department of National Education (DNE) Windhoek, Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1987), "Black Education in Namibia Today - Its Strengths and Weaknesses - and Implications for Future Development - A Paper presented at the Martin Luther High School at Okombahe in June 1987.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1987), "Planning of a Bridging Education Programme". A Report of DNE, Windhoek, Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ.  (1988),  "The Technological School of Insight in the Curriculum Field" - A Paper presented at Seminar sessions of the Department of National Education for Education Planners, Windhoek; August 1988.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1988), "Standard 10 Teletuition Programme". A Report of DNE, Windhoek, Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1989), "A Historical Description of Formal Education in Namibia and Implications for Future Development" - A Paper presented at the Martin High School at Okambahe in May 1989

  • Katzao, JJ. (1989), "Literacy Training Programme in Namibia". A Report of DNE, Windhoek, Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1989), "Namibians must play a part in new education".  An article in the Times of Namibia, Windhoek, Thursday, 23 March 1989, p. 14.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1990), "Life in Namibia - Norms and Practices". A Paper presented at the welcoming ceremony of the United States of America Peace Corps Voluntary Teachers to Namibia, held on Monday, 10th September 1990 at the Edukom building, Windhoek, Namibia.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1990), "Black advancement into skilled and managerial employment". An article in the Times of Namibia, Windhoek, Tuesday, March 6, 1990 p.7.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1991), A Course on the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, (IGCSE), Social Sciences, for Social Science Teachers.  A Paper present at Mwesipandeka Secondary School from Tuesday October 29, 1991 - Thursday October 31.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1992), Textbook/Learning Materials Development for Primary Education in Namibia.  Paper presented at the conference on textbook/learning materials development for Primary Education at Lusaka, Zambia, 24-28 August, 1992.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1992), Educational Materials Production for Primary Education in Namibia.  Paper presented at the conference on textbook/learning materials development for Primary Education at Lusaka, Zambia 24-28 August, 1992.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1992), Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA).  A Paper presented at a Policy seminar on Gender Equity and Entrepreneurship in Technical Education: Strategies for the 1990s and beyond: Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, 9th to 13 November, 1992.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1993), "Operation Clean Sweep". A Paper prepared for an information document on Environment Awareness written for the Windhoek Municipality on 9th March 1993.

  • Katzao, JJ. and Phiri, FA. (1996), Rapporteurs: "Summary of Major Recommendations and Observations", pp. 79 – 89, in Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Retreat Workshop on Curriculum Review and Development, 26-28 September 1996, Sundown Lodge, Faculty of Education, University of Namibia. Compiled and Edited by FA Phiri and JJ Katzao.

  • Katzao, JJ. and Phiri, FA.(1996), Faculty Retreat, An article in UNAM Forum (University of Namibia Newsletter, September/October 1996 (No. 19) p. 4.

  • Katzao, JJ. and Phiri, FA. (1996), Faculty of Education 1997, General Information.  A brochure for the Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

  • Engelbrecht, F; Katzao, JJ and Phiri, FA. (1997), "Teacher Training Programme Courses" A Paper for inclusion in White Paper on Teacher Education; Ministry of Higher Education, Vocational Training, Science and Technology.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1997), The Challenges to Cognitive Education for Empowerment in the Information Age for Namibia as an emerging country - a sociological interpretation.  Paper presented at the Sixth Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Education (IACE), Faculty of Education, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa 29 June - 3 July 1997. A revised version of the same paper was presented at a Seminar of the Phi Delta Kappa Association, School of Education, University of Montana, Missoulla, United States of America; 14 February 2002 whilst on Sabbatical.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1998), The History of Namibia and the Effect of Apartheid on the Namibian people.  A paper presented at the In-Service Training of US Peace Corps Volunteers, Safari Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia, 29 April 1998.

  • Katzao, JJ. (1998), Education, Equity and Transformation - the Namibian Experience.  A paper presented at the 10th World Congress of Comparative Education, Cape Town, South Africa, 12-17 July 1998.

  • Katzao, JJ. (2000), Rapporteur: International Council of Education and Teaching (ICET) 45th World Assembly; “Teacher Education in the New Millennium: The Quest For Essence”; Windhoek, Republic of Namibia, July 17 - 21, 2000.

  • Katzao, JJ (2002), “The Challenges to Cognitive Education For Empowerment In The Information Age For Namibia As An Emerging Country – A Sociological Interpretation”,A Paper presented at the Phi Delta Kappa Association Seminar, School of Education, University of Montana,Missoula, Montana, United States of America, on the 14 February 2002.

  • Katzao, JJ. (2003), “The nature of Formal Education In Namibia within the context of Globalisation”- A Paper submitted during the seminar for senior African officials held at the Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin Province, People’s Republic of China, 8- 27 September 2003.

CONTRIBUTIONS AS EDITOR

  • Phiri, FA and Katzao, JJ (Eds). (1996), Proceedings of the Faculty of Education Workshop on curriculum Review and Development, 26-28 September 1996, Sundown Lodge, Faculty of Education, UNAM. Compiled and Edited by F A Phiri and JJ Katzao.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Education and democratisation in Namibia

  • The social function of education (“economic mobility”) in Namibian society.

  • The Applicability of the Functionalist and Reproductive paradigms in Education in Namibia since independence.

  • Meritocracy in Education in Namibia

  • The economic and sociological implications of Education in Namibia

  • The history of the Ovahereros of the South (“Nama-Daman”) in the context of the resistance of the indigenous peoples against German and South African colonialism.

  • Strengthening Citizenship and Civic Education in Namibian schools.

  • Social Forces and other determinants of Educational change in Namibia

  • Ideology, Culture, Curriculum and Syllabi in Namibia

 

2008 PUBLICATIONS LIST  FOR MS C. K. HAIHAMBO

  • Haihambo C. K., (1999), Children Living and Being on the Street in Namibia, A Regional Report in Giles C., Radda Barna South Africa.

  • Zimba R. F., Wahome L.W., Legesse K., Hengari J.U., Haihambo C.K., Mowes A. D. (1999), Proceedings of a Workshop on Inclusive Education in Namibia: A Challenge for Teacher Education, Polytechnic of Namibia.

  • Zimba R. F., Mostert M.L., Hengari J.U, Haihambo C. K., Mowes, A. D. (2001), Proceedings of a Workshop on Inclusive Educational Research in Namibia, University of Namibia.

  • Malone Todd & Haihambo C. K., An Evaluation of The Girls’ Education Project and Omaheke San Trust Project (2001), UNICEF NAMIBIA.

  • Felton S. & Haihambo C. K. (2002), Girls’ Education in the Kavango, UNICEF NAMIBIA.

  • Haihambo C.K., Hayden J., Otaala B., Zimba R.F. (2004), An Assessment of Services Provided to Children Affected and Infected with HIV/AIDS in Windhoek, Namibia, University of Namibia Press.

  • Haihambo C. K. & Hengari J. U.(2004). Introduction to Inclusive Education and Specific Learning Difficulties (ESP 7409), Study Guide for Bachelors of Education, University of Namibia, Center for External Studies.

  • Zimba R. F., Haihambo C. K. & February P. J. (2004). Situation Analysis on the Provision of Special Needs Education in Namibia. Ministry of Education, Republic of Namibia.

  • Haihambo C. K., Mushaandja J., Hengari J. U. (2005). A Situation Analysis of Integrated Early Childhood Services in the Karas, Kavango and Omusati Regions. Windhoek, John Meinert Printers.

  • Haihambo C. K., Kalomo E. N., Ashton D. (2006). Namibia Global Fund Programme Evaluation Report: The Comprehensive Care and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children, University Central Consultancy Bureau.

  • Von Wietersheim E. & Haihambo C. K. (2007), Training Manual for Teacher Educators for the training of Student Teachers in Window of Hope and My Future is My Choice. Ministry of Education and UNICEF Namibia.

Publication Record: Mr. Hengari, J. U.

  • Hengari, J. U. (1995). Reading Difficulties Experienced by Grade 1Learners in a Primary School in Namibia: A Contextual Study. M.Phil. Thesis Presented to the University of Oslo, Norway.

  • Auala, R. K., Kasanda, C. D., Magnus, J. C., Katzao, J. J., Hengari, J. U. (1998). Teaching Practice Handbook. Windhoek: Gamsberg Macmillan.

  • Zimba, R. F., Wahome, L. W., Legesse, K., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo-Muetudhana, C. K., Mowes, A. D. (1999). Proceedings of a Workshop on inclusive education in Namibia. A Challenge for teacher education. Windhoek: Polytechnic of Namibia.

  • Hengari, J. U. (1999). Human Development and Learning. Module One. Study Guide (ESP 3210). Center for External Studies: University of Namibia.   

  • Hengari, J. U. (2000). Human Development and Learning. Module: Two and Three. Study Guide (ESP 3210). Center for External Studies: University of Namibia.

  • Iithete, I., Haihambo-Muethudhana, C., Hengari, J., Otaala, B. (2000). In Search of Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Indicators. A Contribution to the EFA 2000 Assessment: The Case of Namibia. Windhoek: Printech.

  • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo-Muetudhana, C. K., Möwes, A. D., Mwoombola, L. K. (2002). Proceedings of a conference on Inclusive Educational Research. Windhoek: Polytechnic of Namibia.

  • Hengari, J. U., Zimba, R. F. (2003). Coordination of Early Childhood Development Policy and Provisions in Namibia. Unpublished Commissioned Study.

  • Tjivikua, M., Muhammed, L., Hengari, J. U. (2004). Evaluation of the Total Child Programme. University Central Consultancy Bureau: University of Namibia.

  • Haihambo-Muethudhana, C.K., Hengari, J. U. (2004). Introduction to Inclusive Education. Study Guide (ESP 7409). University of Namibia: Centre for External Studies.

  • Eimann, A. M., Mostert, L. L., Hengari, J. U. (2005). Early Childhood Care and Development Needs Assessment Report. A Survey conducted on the general structure of ECCD centers and facilities available, operational aspects, networking, financial issues, curriculum matters, and training of caregivers in Windhoek. Windhoek: Printech.

  • Hengari, J. U. (2005). Early Childhood Development as an Issue in Education. A Module in the Study Guide for Issues in Education. Center for External Studies: University of Namibia.

  • Haihambo, C. K., Mushaandja, J., Hengari, J. U. (2006). A Situation analysis on Integrated Early Childhood Development Provision in the Karas, the Kavango and the Omusati Regions of Namibia. Windhoek: John Meinert Printing.

  • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo, C. K., Möwes, A. D., Nuugwedha, K. L. P., and February, P. (2007).  Inclusive education support given to learners with special needs in the Erongo, Karas, Khomas, Omusati, Oshana and Oshikoto educational regions of Namibia.  Namibia Development Journal (NDJ) Vol 1, no 1.

  • Hengari, J. U. (2007). Report on the Identification of Reading Difficulties amongst Grade 4 learners of the Arandis Primary School in the Erongo Region, Namibia. Unpublished Commissioned Study

  • Wikan, G., Mostert, M. L., Danbolt, A. M. V., Nes, K. Nyathi, F. & Hengari, J. (2007). Reading among grade six learners in Namibia and Norway: An investigation of reading habits and attitudes of learners in the Khomas and ohana regions of Namibia and the Hedmark region in Norway. Norway: Høgskolen i Hedmark.

PUBLICATIONS DR M. LOUISE MOSTERT

BOOKS/BOOKLETS

  • Mostert; M. L. (2006).  Manual for the Namibia Vocational Interest Inventory (NAMVII).
  • Mostert; M. L. (2006). Namibia Vocational Interest Inventory (NAMVII). A standardized and norm based Psychometric test for Namibia.

BOOKS AS EDITOR

  • Mostert; M. L. and Kasanda, C. D. (Eds.). (2006).  Education in Namibia: a collection of essays  Windhoek: UNAM Publishers

  • Otaala, B., Mostert, M.L., et al. (Eds.). (1999). Issues in Education: An occasional publication of the Faculty of Education, University of Namibia and the National Institute for Educational Development. John MeinertPublishers, Windhoek.

  • Otaala, B., Mostert, M.L., et al.(Eds.). (1998). Issues in Education: An occasional publication of the Faculty of Education, University of Namibia and the National Institute for Educational Development.  John MeinertPublishers, Windhoek.

STUDY GUIDES

      • Mostert; M. L. (2006).  Introduction to Guidance and Counselling.  Study guide for distance education: Bachelor of Education and Postgraduate Diploma in Education students at UNAM. (Six units, 175 pages , externally content edited).

      • Mostert, M. L., and February, P. J. (2004).  Human Learning. Study guide for distance education: Bachelor of Education students at UNAM (Mostert one unit)

      • Mostert; M. L., and Mwoombola, L. K. (2004).  Human Development and Education. Study guide for distance education: Bachelor of Education students at UNAM (Mostert three units)

      • Mostert, M.L. and Wahome, L. (1998).  Introduction to Issues in Education: Educational Psychology, Module 2.  Study Guide:University of Namibia: Centre for External Studies.

      • Mostert, M.L. (1993) Study guide for Educational Psychology for the National Education Certificate, Education Foundations third year students. University of Namibia, Centre for External Studies: Department of Distance Education.

      • Mostert, M.L. (1988).  Study Guide for Educational Psychology: Higher Primary Education Certificate: Distance Teaching University of Namibia.

      • Mostert, M.L. (1986).  Study guide for Psychological Pedagogy: Primary Teaching certificate:         College for out of School Training Windhoek.

      CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

      • Mostert; M. L. (2006).  A Namibian perspective on the main factors that influence career selection and placement.In Mostert; M. L. and Kasanda, C. D. (Eds.). Education in Namibia: a collection of essays. Windhoek: UNAM Publishers.

      • Mostert, M.L., Keyter, C., Scott, A. (1999).  An Extract from a Report on: Views of students at the University of Namibia on factors influencing their career choices.  In Otaala, B., Mostert, M.L., et al. (Eds.).  Issues in Education: An occasional publication of the Faculty of Education, University of Namibia and the National Institute for Educational Development  (pp 222-244).

      REFEREED ARTICLES

      • Frindt, T., and Mostert, L. (2007).  Lecturing versus collaborative learning methods: An analysis of learning preferences among mid-level management students at the University of Namibia. International Journal of Open and distance Learning. 33-46

      • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo, C. K., Möwes, A. D., Nuugwedha, K. L. P., and February, P. (2007),  Inclusive education support given to learners with special needs in the Erongo, Karas, Khomas, Omusati, Oshana and Oshikoto educational regions of Namibia.  Namibia Development Journal (NDJ) Vol 1, no 1.

      • Mostert; M. L. (2004). The Development of a Vocational Interest Inventory for Namibia.  Establishing Validity and Reliability.  Namibia Educational Research Journal (NERA). 49-67.

      • Zimba, R.F., & Mostert, M.L. (1993). Published article: The Namibian Secondary School Students' Cognitive, Attitudinal and Behavioural Risks that may promote HIV infection and the spread of AIDS.  In K K Prah (Ed.) (1993),Social Science Research Priorities for Namibia. Windhoek and Eppindust, RSA: University of Namibia and the Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa.

      MONOGRAPHS/RESEARCH REPORTS

      • Wikan, G., Mostert, M.L., Danbolt, A. M. V., Nes, K., Nyathi, F. and Hengari, J. (2007).  Reading among grade six learners in Namibia and Norway: An investigation of reading habits and attitudes of learners in the Khomas and Oshana regions of Namibia and the Hedmark region in Norway. Hogskolen I Hedmark rapport nr. 11 - 2007

      • Eimann, M., Mostert, M. L., and Hengari, J. U. (2005).  Early Childhood Care and Development Needs Assessment.  Windhoek: Printech

      • Mostert, M.L., Keyter, C., Scott, A. (2001).  A Report on the Views of students at the University of Namibia on factors influencing their career choices. University of Namibia, Windhoek.

      • Zimba, R.F., Mostert, M.L. (1992).  Research Report: The Namibian Secondary School students' cognitive, attitudinal and behavioural risks that may promote HIV infection and the spread of AIDS.

      CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (Editor)

      • Kasanda, C. D. Chirawu, T. O. and Mostert, M. L. (Eds.). (2004).  Proceedings of the Launching of the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa -Namibia Chapter (Ossrea-Namibia).  Safari Conference Centre, Windhoek, 24 –25 June 2004.  Windhoek: UNAM Publishers

      • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo-Muetudhana, C. K., Möwes, A. D., & Mwoombola, L.K. (Eds). (2002). Proceedings of a conference on Inclusive Educational Research that was held at the Safari Hotel, Conference Centre in Windhoek from 22-23 January 2002.

      • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L., & Skjorten, M. D.  (Eds). (1995). Proceedings of a Consultative Colloquium on Special Education Programme Development at the University of Namibia, 12 - 14 June1995,  Midgard Lodge.

      • Njabili, A.F., Scott, A., Keyter, C. and Mostert, M. L. (Eds). (1995). Report of a Teaching Practice Workshop: Strategies for Effective Monitoring of Teaching Practice as an Essential Tool for Pre-Service Teacher Preparation that was held in Windhoek on 21 September 1995.

      • Otaala, B. and Mostert, M.L. (1991).  Child-to-Child in Namibia: Proceedings of a seminar held in the Rössing Foundation Education Centre, Khomasdal, Windhoek. 1991.

      • Otaala, B., Zimba, R.F., & Mostert, M.L. (1990).  Educational Research in Namibia: Proceedings of an Educational Research Seminar held at the Rössing Foundation Education Centre, Khomasdal, Windhoek, January 22 to 24, 1990.

      PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

      • Mostert, M. L., Zimba, R. F., et al: (2002). Teachers’ Perceptions on the Inclusion of Learners with Special Needs in Regular Classrooms In Namibia.  Published in the proceedings of a conference on Inclusive Educational Research that was held at the Safari Hotel, Conference Centre in Windhoek from 22-23 January 2002.

      • Mostert, M. L., Zimba, R. F., et al: (2002). The Role of the Faculty of Education Regarding Inclusive Education.  Published in the proceedings of a conference on Inclusive Educational Research that was held at the Safari Hotel, Conference Centre in Windhoek from 22-23 January 2002.

      • Mostert, M.L. (2001).  Difficulties in Mainstream Education that may Influence the Implementation of Inclusive Education.  A paper that was presented and published in the proceedings of: A National Workshop on Inclusive Education in Teacher Training that was held at the Rössing Foundation Centre, Windhoek from 29 to 30 August 2001.

      • Mostert, M.L. (1998) The Importance of Motivation in (H)IGCSE Schools:  A paper that was delivered at the Teacher’s In-service Workshop, that was held in Mariental from 2 - 4 September 1997.  Published in the proceedings of the workshop, edited by C.D. Kasanda:  Enhancing learner performance in five school subjects through a teacher in-service workshop:  University of Namibia: (pp 19-29).

      • Kahikwata, J. and Mostert, M. L. (1996) A Country Paper on Special Educational Needs Services in Namibia.  A paper delivered at the second South-South-North Workshop on Special Needs Education that was held in Kampala Uganda 2-6 October 1995.  Published in:           (i)Final Report on the Second South-South-North Workshop, Kampala,  (ii) Uganda.Bulletin, Unise: Uganda.

      • Mostert, M.L.: (1995). What should constitute the content of school observation.  Paper delivered at a Teaching Practice workshop that was held in Windhoek on 21 September 1995 and published in: Report of a Teaching Practice Workshop: Strategies for Effective Monitoring of Teaching Practice as an Essential Tool for Pre-Service Teacher Preparation that was held in Windhoek on 21 September 1995. Edited by Njabili,A

      COMMISIONED REPORTS

      • Annual Report 2005. University of Namibia (Editors: L. Mostert, E. Tjiramba, H. Vale, P. Claassen)

      • The University of Namibia: Third five year strategic plan (2006 to 2010). (Commissioned report - Isaak, P. and Mostert, M. L. Recognised for writing the first draft.)

      • UNAM Draft Disability Action Plan (main contributors: Mostert (Chairperson), Ashton, and Mbirijona) (2005/6)

      CONTRIBUTION AS EDITOR

      • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the NERA Journal of 2005/2006

      • Content editor for several Distance Education Units for the Centre of External Studies at UNAM

      • Reviewer for the Online Journal of UNAM

      DISSERTATIONS

      • Mostert, M.L. (1994). The development of Careers Education in Namibia. M.Ed thesis. University of Bristol, England.

      • Mostert, M.L. (2003).  The Vocational Interests of Namibian Grade 10 Learners.  A Study to Development and Standardise a Namibian Interest Inventory and to Investigate the Interest Patterns and Vocational Options of Namibian Learners with Diverse Backgrounds, Abilities and Needs. Ph D Dissertation. University of Oslo, Norway.

      INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS 2003 TO DATE (NOT PUBLISHED)

      • Mostert; M. L. (2005).  Realities and challenges regarding school guidance programmes and services in Namibia.  A paper presented at the 2nd  International Conference of African Association for Guidance and Counselling, Kigali, Rwanda.

      • Mostert; M. L. (2005).  The development of a Vocational Interest Inventory for Namibia.  Establishing validity and reliability.  A paper presented at the 2nd  International Conference of African Association for Guidance and Counselling, Kigali, Rwanda.

      • Mostert; M. L. (2003).  School Guidance Programmes and Services in Namibia: Difficulties, Prospects, and Suggestions.  A public lecture presented at the University of Oslo, Helga Engs Haus, Norway.

      • Mostert; M. L. (2003).  Inclusive Education in Namibia.  A public lecture presented at the University of Oslo, Helga Engs Haus, Norway.

      REGIONAL AND NATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS 2003 TO DATE (NOT PUBLISHED)

      • Mostert; M. L. (2007). How can faculties contribute effectively to CES’s activities?  A paper delivered at the CES Stakeholders’ workshop that was held at the University of Namibia on 12 March 2007.

      • Mostert; M. L. (2007). How to ensure that gifted learners are not left behind. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Namibia Principal’s Association that took place at Rock Lodge from 29 to 30 June 2007.

      • Mostert, M. L. and Möwes, A. D. (2004). Defining Inclusive Education, a paper presented at a Regional Workshop on Inclusive Education that was held in the Windhoek Country Club, Windhoek from 1 to 5 March 2004.

      • Mostert, M. L. (2004). Attitudes towards individuals with disabilities (historical overview and present situation) a paper presented at a Regional Workshop on Inclusive Education that was held in the Windhoek Country Club, Windhoek from 1 to 5 March 2004.

      • Mostert, M. L. (2004).Some of the Realities to Face on the Road to Inclusion (statistical focus on Namibia). a paper presented at a Regional Workshop on Inclusive Education that was held in the Windhoek Country Club, Windhoek from 1 to 5 March 2004.

      • Mostert, M.L. (2003.) The vocational interests of low achievers in Namibia at the Namibia Educational Research Association (NERA) annual general meeting and conference that was held in the ILRC of the University of Namibia in February 2003.

      ADDRESSES AT OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks and Statement by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the official opening of the World Trade Organization Regional Trade Policy Course that was offered at UNAM (assisted by the Faculty of Law)

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Vote of thanks by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the UNAM Graduation Ceremony that was held on April 2006 at the Safari Conference Centre. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office)

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the UNAM Public Lecture by Dr Simba Makoni, 2nd Executive Secretary of SADC that was held on 2006 at the UNAM Leisure Centre. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Address by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the Occasion to thank the British High Commissioner for a donation to the Language Centre that was held on 2006 at the UNAM Language Centre. (assisted by the Language Centre).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks and Statement by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the official opening of the UNAM Northern Campus Research Conference that was held on 2006 at the UNAM Northern Campus (assisted by the Director UNAM Northern Campus).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the UNAM Principal’s and Guidance Teacher’s Gala Evening that was held on 15 September 2006 at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks and Statement by the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Dr Louise Mostert, at the UNAM Cultural Festival that was held on 21 September 2006 at the UNAM Campus (assisted by the Office of the Dean of Students).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks and Statement by the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Dr Louise Mostert, at the Launch of the UNAM “Home away from Home Students” that was held on 21 September 2006 at the UNAM Campus (assisted by the Office of the Dean of Students).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Vote of thanks by the Acting Vice Chancellor, Dr Louise Mostert, at the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Henties Bay Community Mushroom Production House that was held on 29 September 2006 at Henties Bay. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the UNAM Public Lecture on Veld Degradation on Cattle Ranches that was held on 26 October 2006 at the UNAM Leisure Centre. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office)

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Welcoming remarks by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the UNAM Long Service Awards Ceremony that was held on 2 November 2006 at the Safari Conference Centre. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Address by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at an Agreement Signing Ceremony that was held on 23 November 2006 at the ILRC, UNAM Campus. (assisted by the UNAM Marketing Office).

      • Mostert, M. L.  (2006). Address by the Acting Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Dr Louise Mostert, at the World AIDS Day that was held on 1 December 2006 at the Main Hall, UNAM Campus. (assisted by Dr Iipinge).

      Publication list: DR MöWES

      RECENT RESEARCH ARTICLES, ACADEMIC PAPERS & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

      • Möwes, A.D. (1997).  Policy and Practices on the education of children with learning difficulties, Windhoek (unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D. (1997).  Educational activities which could promote positive classroom expectations and norms, Windhoek (unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D.  (1997). A critical discussion of conflict situations in the work environment and possible solutions, Windhoek (unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D. (1997) Assessment of a child with a suspected learning disability, Windhoek (Unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D. (1999).  The levels and specific causes of stress perceived by primary and secondary school teachers in the Windhoek region.  An unpublished M.Ed. thesis, University of Namibia, Namibia.

      • Möwes, A.D. (2000).  Planning for the world of work.  A paper presented at a seminar on career counselling. Ministry of Health and Social Services, Rehoboth, Namibia.  (Unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D. (2000).  A case description of mathematical difficulties and discussion of the case.  A paper presented at the 3rd clinical child neurospsychological seminar.  Lusaka, Zambia, (Unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D, (2001).  Academic Practices for Inclusive classrooms.  In R.F.

      • Zimba, L.W. Wahome, K. Legesse, J.U. Hengari, C.K. Haihambo and A.D.

      • Möwes (Eds), Proceedings of a workshop on inclusive education in Namibia:  A challenge for teacher education.  Windhoek:  Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R.F., Mostert, M.L., Hengari, J.U, Haihambo-Muetudhana, C.K., Möwes, A.D. and Mwoombola, L.K. (2002).Teachers’ perceptions on the inclusion in regular classrooms in Namibia.  In R.F. Zimba, M.L. Mostert, J.U. Hengari, C.K Haihambo-Muetudhana, A.D Möwes and L.K. Mwoombola (Eds), Proceedings of a Conference on Inclusive Educational Research.  Windhoek:  Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia.

      • Möwes, A.D (2002).  The Views of Educators regarding inclusive education in Namibia.  An unpublished Ph.D dissertation, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

      • Möwes, A.D. (2002).  Planning for your oral defense.  A paper presented for the Department of Continuing Education (In-house training), Windhoek.  (Unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D. and Engelbrecht . (2003).  Inclusive Education and the Curriculum:  Views of Namibian Educators.  Namibian Education Research Journal. p1-18.

      • Möwes, A.D. (2004).  The levels and specific causes of stress perceived by primary and secondary school teachers in the Windhoek region.  Namibian Education Research Journal. p83 – 102.

      • Möwes, A.D. (2005).  Key aspects of Inclusive in practice. In M.L. Mostert and C.D. Kasanda (Eds.), Education in Namibia: A Collection of Essays. p1 – 31.

      • Möwes, A.D. (in press).  How to study more effectively.  Reform  Forum.

      • Möwes, A.D. (2006). Educational activities which promote positive classroom learning expectations and norms. Reform Forum. 20, p 2 – 6.

      • Möwes, A.D. (2006). Namibian educators ‘understanding of support needed for inclusive classrooms settings. Namibian Education Research Journal. p1 – 11.

      • Zimba, R., Möwes, A.D., and Naanda, A. (2007). Inclusive education in Namibia. In Engelbrecht, P. and Green, L. (Eds). Responding to challenges of Inclusive Education in Southern Africa. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik.

      • Zimba, R.F., Mostert, M.L., Hengari, J.U., Haihambo, C.K., Möwes, A.D., Nuugwedha, I.K. and February, P.H. (2007). Inclusive education support given to learners with special needs in the Erongo, Karas, Khomas, Omusati, Oshona, and Oshikoto educational regions of Namibia. Namibian Development Journal.

      • Möwes, A.D., (2007). Namibian educators views regarding teacher training and competence to teach in inclusive classrooms. Namibian Development Journal.

      • Möwes, A.D., (2007). Educators preferred forms of schooling for learners with special needs in Namibia. A paper presented for the 12th Biennial Boleswana International Symposium on Educational Research.(unpublished paper).

      • Möwes, A.D., (2007). Conflict Resolution  Meganisms between Supervisors and Students. A paper presented at a workshop on Postgraduate teaching, Research and Student supervision, University of Namibia. Windhoek(unpublished paper).

      Prof. Roderick F. Zimba

      Journal articles, chapters in books and other published works

      • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, L. M., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo, C. K., Möwes, A. D., Nuugwedha, L. P. K. & February, P. H. (2007). Inclusive education support given to learners with special needs in six educational regions of Namibia. Namibia Development Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2007.

      • Zimba, R. F., Möwes, A. D. & Naanda, A. N. (2007). Inclusive Education Challenges in Namibia. In P. Engelbrecht & L. Green, Responding to the challenges of inclusive education in Southern Africa. Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers.

      • Haihambo, C. K., Hayden, J., Otaala, B and Zimba, R. F.  (2004). An Assessment of Services Provided to Children Affected and Infected by HIV/AIDS in Windhoek, Namibia. Windhoek: University of Namibia Press.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2003). The role of values in education change and reform. NERA Journal: A Journal for the Namibian Educational Research Association.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2002). Indigenous conceptions of childhood development and social realities in Southern Africa. In H. Keller, Y. Poortinga and A. Schölmerich (Eds.), Between Biology and Culture: Perspectives on ontogenetic development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2002). The need for research to assess educational and other services for orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS in Namibia. NERA Journal: A Journal for the Namibian Educational Research Association.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2001). The impact of adversity on childhood and youth development in Southern Africa. Cross-Cultural Psychology Bulletin, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 10-16.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2000). Values expressed by Secondary school teachers and University Students in Namibia. Journal of Psychology in Africa South of the Sahara, the Caribbean and Afro-Latin America, Vol. 10, No. 1.

      • Zimba, R. F., Auala, R. K. & Scott, A. (1999). Namibian Secondary School Students’ Understanding of Discipline Problems. BOLESWA Educational Research Journal, Vol. 16.

      • Zimba, R. F., Auala, R. K. & Scott, A. (1999). Namibian Secondary School Students’ Conceptions of Discipline. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 2, No. 2.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1999). Supporting the learning of Namibian students with special needs. African Journal of Special Needs Education, Vol. 4, No. 1.

      • Eckensberger, L. & Zimba, R. F. (1997). The Development of Moral Judgment. In J. A. Berry, P. R. Dasen & T. S. Saraswathi (Eds.), Handbook of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Volume 2: Basic Processes and Human Development, 2nd Edition. Boston and London: Allyn and Bacon.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1996). Namibian Secondary School Teachers’ Perceptions of student misbehaviour. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 8, No. 3.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1995). Secondary School Students’ Risks that may promote HIV infection and the spread of AIDS: A Namibian Study. School Psychology International, Vol. 16, 67-78.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1994). The understanding of morality, convention and personal preference in an African setting: Findings from Zambia. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Vol. 25, No. 3, 369-393.

      • Zimba, R. F. & Otaala, B. (1993). Child care and development in Uukwaluudhi, Northern Namibia. In K.K. Prah (Ed.), Social Science Research Priorities for Namibia. Eppindust: University of Namibia and the Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

      • Zimba, R. F. & Mostert, M. L. (1993). The Namibian Secondary School Students’ Cognitive, Attitudinal and Behavioural Risks that may promote HIV Infection and the spread of AIDS. In K.K. Prah (Eds.), Social Science Research Priorities for Namibia. Eppindust: University of Namibia and the Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

      • Zimba, R. F. (1992). Summary of a report on the Namibian Secondary School Students’ cognitive, attitudinal and behavioural risks that may promote HIV infection and the spread of AIDS. Teach. Newsletter of the Namibian National Teachers’ Union (NANTU), No.3.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1991). The needs of handicapped students at an African learning institution: The case of physically handicapped students at the University of Zambia. BOLESWA Educational Research Journal, Vol. 8.

      • Zimba, R. F. & Gay, G. (1990). Education for authentic African development. In K. Osei-Hwedie and M. Ndulo (Eds.). Development at Crossroads: An African Experience, Lawrenceville, Virginia: Bruswick Publishing Cooperation.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1980). A more relevant Educational Foundations Programme for Zambia. Zambia Educational Review. Vol. 1, No. 2.

      Published papers in edited conference proceedings

      • Zimba R. F. (2003). Community support for the education of orphans and other vulnerable children in Namibia. In B. Otaala (Ed.), Government Leaders in Namibia Responding to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Proceedings of a workshop held from 23rd – 24th 2003 at Safari Hotel Court Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia. Windhoek: University of Namibia Press.

      • Mostert, M. L., Zimba, R. F., Hengari, J. U., Möwes, A. D., Haihambo-Muetudhana, C. K. and Mwoombola, L. K.(2002). Teachers’ perceptions on the inclusion of learners with special needs in regular classrooms in Namibia. Proceedings of a conference on Inclusive Educational Research, 22-23 January, 2002, Safari Hotel Conference Centre, Windhoek.

      • Zimba, R. F., Wahome, L. M., Legesse, K., Hengari, J. U., Haihambo-Muetudhana, C. K. & Möwes, A. D. (Eds.) (2001). Proceedings of a workshop on inclusive education in Namibia: A Challenge for teacher education, 24-25 March, 1999, Rössing Foundation Centre, Khomasdal, Windhoek: Department of Education Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2001). Inclusive Education Efforts at Supporting the Learning of Namibian Students with Special Needs. In R. F. Zimba, et al. Proceedings of a workshop on inclusive education in Namibia: A Challenge for teacher education, 24-25 March 1999, Rössing Foundation Centre, Khomasdal, Windhoek: Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2001). A Summary and Recommendations of the 1999 Workshop on Inclusive Education in Namibia. In A. Naanda (Compiler), Report of a National Workshop on Inclusive Education in Teacher Training. Windhoek: ClaSh, UNESCO, The Namibia National Commission for UNESCO, The Ministry of Basic Education, Sport and Culture, the Ministry of Lands, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, the University of Namibia, the National Institute for Educational Development and the Windhoek College of Education

      • Zimba, R. F. (2000). The role of values in educational change and reform. Proceedings of the South African Branch of the International Association for Cognitive Education (IACESA) 4th National Conference on Cognitive Development for Educational Renaissance, 11-13 September, 2000, University of Stellenbosch and University of Cape Town.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1996). Creating classroom environments that promote optimal learning and teaching. In C. D. Kasanda, A. F. Njabili & B. Otaala (Eds.), Improving student performance on the IGCSE examinations: Proceedings of the IGCSE in-service workshop for teachers. Windhoek: Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1996). Namibia Secondary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Student Misbehaviour: An illustration of impediments to optimal school and classroom instructional functioning. In C. D. Kasanda, A. F. Njabili and B. Otaala (Eds.), Improving Student Performance on the IGCSE Examinations: Proceedings of the IGCSE In-Service Workshop for Teachers. Windhoek: Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L. & Skjorten, (Eds.) (1996). Proceedings of a Consultative Colloquium on Special Education Programme Development at the University of Namibia, June 12-14, 1995, Midgard Lodge. Windhoek: Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia and Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo, Norway.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1996). The background and context of the consultative colloquium on Special Education Programme Development at the University of Namibia. In R. F. Zimba, M. L. Mostert & M. D. Skjorten (Eds.), Proceedings of a Consultative Colloquium on Special Education Programme Development at the university of Namibia, June 12-14, 1995, Midgard Lodge. Windhoek: Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia and the Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo, Norway.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1995). Learner-Centred Education in the Context of (H)IGCSE. In C. D. Kasanda, and F. A. Phiri (Eds.), Proceedings of the (H)IGCSE Colloquium on Teacher Education. Windhoek: Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F., Otaala, B. & Viteli, J. (1994). Report of Proceedings of a Workshop on Educational Research in Namibia. Windhoek: UNESCO and the Namibia Educational Research Association.

      • Zimba, R. F. (1992). Problems of integrating Zambian Students with special needs into the regular classroom. In SAALED, Individualized Provision within Educational Settings: Conference Proceedings, SAALED National Conference, 16-18 September. Durban: University of Natal.

      • Zimba, R. F., Joof, B. & Muthoko, N. (1992). Report of proceedings of the National Workshop on Marginalized Children in Namibia, 12-13 February. Windhoek: UNESCO: Ministry of Education and Culture, Namibia.

      • Otaala, B., Zimba, R. F. & Mostert, M. L. (Eds.) (1991). Educational Research in Namibia: Proceedings of an Educational Research Seminar, Rössing Foundation Education Centre, January 22-24. Windhoek: Faculty of Education, University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F., Mostert, M. L. & Otaala, B. (Eds.) (1990). Child-to child in Namibia: Proceedings of a seminar held at the Rössing Foundation Educational Centre, October 30-November, 1. Windhoek: Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education, University of Namibia.

      Monographs

      • Zimba R. F. , Brown, E. and Likando, G. N. (2007). The Evaluation of Education for All Coordinating Mechanisms in Namibia. Evaluation Commissioned by UNESCO/BREDA, Dakar, Senegal.

      • Zimba R. F. (2005). Successful applications of information and communication technologies in meeting education for all goals. Review commissioned by UNESCO/BREDA, Dakar Senegal.

      • Zimba, R. F. (2005). Report on improving university teaching and learning workshop for the staff of the Faculty of  Science and Agriculture, University of the Gambia, Paradise Suites Hotel, Kololi, the Gambia, 18-23 Jul, 2005. Report as one of the products of  a FAO sponsored assignment on the improvement of teaching and learning at the University of the Gambia, Banjul, the Gambia.

      • Zimba R. F., Haihambo, C. K. & February, P. (2004). Situation Analysis of Special Needs Education Provision in Namibia. Study commissioned by the Ministry of Basic Education, Sport and Culture, Government of the Republic of Namibia

      • Zimba, R. F. and Zimba, E. (2004). Review to determine whether current legislations on children in Namibia are in conformity with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Windhoek: UNICEF Windhoek Office.

      • Zimba, R. F. & Zimba, L. (In draft form). Training Manual for Childcare and Protection Workers. Windhoek: University of Namibia

      • Zimba, R. F. (2003). Educational Social Psychology.  Windhoek: Centre for External Studies, University of Namibia

      • Hengari, J. U. & Zimba, R. F. (2003). Coordination of Early Childhood Development Policy and Provision in Namibia. Windhoek: UNESCO.

      • Zimba, R. F. and Nuujoma-Kalomo, E. N. (2002). Ensuring access to education for orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) through safe and supportive hostel boarding facilities. Windhoek: UNICEF, Windhoek Office.

      • Zimba, R. F. & Otaala, B. (1995). The family in transition: A study of childrearing practices and beliefs among the Nama of the Karas and Hardap Regions of Namibia. Windhoek: UNICEF and the University of Namibia.

      • Zimba, R. F., Otaala, B., Abrishamian, N., Shipena, H., Lester, L., Solomons, H. & Ilonga, M. (1995). Survey on child care and development in the Erongo Region: The case of Mondesa and Omatjete Communities. Windhoek: UNICEF, University of Namibia and the Erongo Pro-Child Initiative Project.

      • Zimba, R. F. & Otaala, B. (1991). Child care and development in Uukwaluudhi, Northern Namibia. Windhoek: UNICEF.

      RESEARCH PROFILE OF Professor Rehabeam K. Auala

      University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek, Namibia
      Tel: +264 61 206 3944, Fax: +264 61 242 644
      Email: rauala@unam.na/rauala@mweb.com.na 

      Academic Skills and Selected Qualifications

      Professor Rehabeam Katengela Auala is a Professor of Educational Management and Administration and Coordinator of UNAM International Relations at the University of Namibia (UNAM).  He obtained both M.Ed and Ph.D with distinction at Miami University in the United States of America in 1983 and 1986 respectively.  He possesses skills in educational management, quality assurance, supervision, curriculum development, strategic planning and administration.  He teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Prof. Auala, a son of the Namibian soil, is a Professor by schorly research, publishing, academic merit, peer assessment and promotion.  He is committed to high level of discipline and hard work.

      Professional Attributes

      Professor Auala possesses a balanced combination of the following professional attributes: highly learned and educated scholar, solidly grounded in research and publication, broad-minded in his horizon of thinking, far-sighted in the way he looks into the future, displays a sound mastery of analytical skills, a leader with a sharp sense of purpose and direction, a man of dedication and commitment.

      He was the Dean of the Faculty of Education and the Head of the Department of Educational Foundations and Management at the University of Namibia for many years.  He was also a Council member representing Senate at UNAM.

      Research and Publications

      Some of Professor Auala’s selected research and publications are:

      • In-Service Training for Teachers in Namibia (1980)

      • A Historical Analysis of Educational Supervision in the United States of America and its Implications for Namibia (1986)

      • Supervision for Educational Excellence (1989)

      • A Brief Overview of Education in South Africa, Tanzania and Namibia (1989)

      • A Survey of In-Service Training needs of Teachers in Namibia (1991)

      • Supervision and the need for Democratization in Education (1991)

      • Policy Research that makes a Difference (1992)

      • Research Implication of the UNESCO Mission Report of the Survey of In-Service Teachers in Namibia (1993)

      • Current Main Trends and Issues Facing Higher Education in Africa (1993)

      • Discipline Problems in Namibian Secondary Schools (1993)

      • Education and Cultural Change (1995)

      • National Reconciliation in Namibia after Independence (1996)

      • Namibia Secondary Schools Student’s Perceptions of Misbehaviour in the Schools – co-author with R. Zimba and A. Scott (1997)

      • Namibian Parents’ Understanding of the Prevalence of Misbehavior in the Children’s Secondary Schools - co-author with R. Zimba and A. Scott (1997)

      • Namibian Secondary Schools Teachers’ Understanding of Student Misbehaviour - co-author with R. Zimba and A. Scott (1997)

      • Teaching Practice Handbook – co-author with C.D. Kasanda, J.C. Magnum, J. Katzao and J.U. Hengari (1998)

      • Education and Technology: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century (1998)

      • In Search of Excellence in Education in Namibia (1999)

      • Development in Context Book 2  - J. Stuart (Ed.)(2000)

      • We must keep education cost down (2000)

      • Empirical Research in basic Education in Southern Africa: Studies Emanating from ERNESA/DSE Training Programme for young Researchers (2001)

      • Education for All National Plan for Action 2001-2015 – Co-author with T. Kamupingeni and C. Kabajani (2002)

      • Managing Change: Ministry of Education (2003)

      • Effective leadership in Schools enhances Quality Education and Success in Pluralistic Societies (2005)

      • A Profile of the New Teaching Profession (2005)

      • Report of Oshikoto and Ohangwena Regional Consultative Workshops on the National Professional Standards for Teachers in Namibia – co-author with H. Shemuketa (2006)

      • As Chairperson of the National Advisory Council on Education (NACE), submitted a Report to the Minister of Education, Hon. Nangolo Mbumba, on how to solve some education problems in Namibia (2006).

      • Quality Education in Namibia—co-author with NACE (2007)

      • National Professional Standards for Teachers in Namibia—co-author with National Standards Setting Body ( NSSB) 05 (2007)

      • Managing Change in Education—co-author with J. Mushaandja (2007)

      • Report on the workshop proceedings of the North-South-South Research Network between the University of Oulu, University of Cape Town, University of Namibia, Windhoek College of Education and the University of Dar es Salaam on Capacity Building in Teacher Education and Management for Sustainable Development (2008).

      • Report on collaboration between Egypt and Namibia in the following areas: tertiary education, general education and vocational education (2008)

      • What Independent means for all of us in Namibia (2008)

      Consultancy Services

      • Consultant to UNESCO on the Advisory Committee on Higher Education in Africa (1991)

      • BREDA Consultation of Experts on Higher Education in Africa, Senegal (1991)

      • Advice to the Ministry of Education on Educational Reform in Namibia since 1990- present

      • A member of UNESCO Consultant Team on the Survey of In-Service Training needs of Teachers in Namibia (1991)

      • Invited as a consultant to a Symposium on Reform and Restructuring of University Education in South Africa, UNISA, Pretoria (1992)

      • A member of the UNESCO Consultant Team of Experts on Education Transformation and International Understanding, Geneva, Switzerland (1994)

      • Member of the Editorial Board of the South African Journal of Education (1988-1991)

      • Consultant in development of M.Ed and Ph.D programme at the University of Venda, South Africa (1998)

      • Commissioner on Teacher Education for 10th World Congress on Comparative Education, University of Cape Town, South Africa (1998)

      • Member of the Editorial Board of International Studies in Educational Administration. A Journal of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (1995 – present)

      • Consultant in the training of young Researchers from the SADC region (Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia) (1999 – 2001)

      • UNESCO Consultant on National Capacity-Building of Lead Teacher Training Institutions in Zimbabwe (2003)

      • Consultant and resource person in the writing of the Educational Management and Leadership Modules for School principals for the Ministry of Basic Education (2003-2004)

      External Examiner and Supervision

      • Supervisor of many Masters and Ph.D students since 1990 – present
      • Served as External Examiner of the following Universities:
      • University of South Africa (1994-1997)
      • University of the Western Cape (1996-1999)
      • University of Swaziland (1998-2000)
      • University of Botswana (2000)
      • Kenyatta University (2003-2005)
      • University of Dar es Salaam (2001-2003, 2007 - to present)
      • Makerere University (2006-present)

      Some Selected Membership

      • Awarded life membership of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management for excellent leadership in education management

      • President of the Namibia Educational Management and Administration Society

      • An Executive member of Namibia Educational Research Association (NERA). I am the founder member of NERA and was the Chairman of NERA for many years

      • Member of the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society

      • A member of Research and Publication Committee at UNAM

      • A member of UNESCO Commission on Education

      • A member of the Faculty of Education Higher Degrees Committee

      • A member of the Task Force for the establishment of the School of Postgraduate Studies at the University of Namibia

      Awards and Fellowships

      • Received the Gamma Epsilon Lamba Leadership Award for Excellence in Leadership Practice at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA (1986)

      • Awarded a scholarship by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to study M.Ed Degree at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA (1982)

      • Awarded a Fellowship by the United Nations to study for a Ph.D at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA (1984)

      • Awarded a Post Doctoral Fellowship by the United Nations to study in Tokyo, Japan. I declined the offer, due to some other commitments (1986)

      • Received Shriver Centre Bookstore Award for Excellent Academic Achievement, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA (1983)

      • Awarded a Distinguished Commonwealth Fellowship to do Post-Doctoral Studies, Research and Internship in the Management and Administration of Higher Education at the University of London, Institute of Education, from 1st October 1995 – 31 July 1996

      • Awarded a Distinguished Commonwealth Council of Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM) Fellowship Award for Excellence in Educational Management and Leadership. This Award was presented in Hobart, Tasmania (2000)

      • Held a meeting with His Holiness, the Pope, at the Vatican, Rome, Italy, 17 September 1998

      Overall Attributes

      Professor Auala spearheaded the establishment of the Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia (BOLESWANA) Research Network in the SADC region.  He is a senior academic and have written books, chapters in books, conference proceedings and research articles as well as consultancy reports.  He continue to do research and provide consultancy services on various issues.  Professor Auala remains a teacher due to his teaching ability and far-sightedness.  He continue to provide community services at local, regional and international levels.

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