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13 training providers granted accreditation
16 Dec 2016
The NQA recently welcomed 13 training providers to the exclusive club of accredited institutions. The training providers received their accreditation certificates at a ceremony held at the NQA House on 12 December 2016.
Handing over the certificates, NQA Council Chairperson M..
NQA Expands International Footprint As CEO Is Elected To Serve On International Quality Assurance Body
27 Oct 2016
Windhoek - The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) proudly announces that its Chief Executive Officer Franz Gertze has been elected to serve on the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) Board of Directors, effective on 12 October 2016. T..
NQA Accredits Three More Training Providers
18 Oct 2016
Windhoek - The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) recently granted accreditation to three institutions, namely NamWater Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Welwitchia Health Training Centre and Kambaku Lodge and Safaris CC. Two additional institutions, namely, the Institute of Informati..
NQA and NTA Joint Media Statement on the recognition of short courses in Namibia
28 Jul 2016
The NQA and the NTA have been inundated with requests from industry and training institutions alike that short courses be recognised, and that learners of such training be awarded credible certificates to attest to their attainment of skills and knowledge. Similarly, the reco..
NQA renews cooperation agreement with Malaysian counterpart
05 Jul 2016
Windhoek - The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) has renewed its longstanding cooperation agreement with its counterpart, the Malaysian Qualifications Authority (MQA), effective, 7 May 2016.
The Memorandum of Technical Cooperation and Partnership has been in place for over 16 ..
NQA TO STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIP WITH CUBAN COUNTERPARTS
07 Nov 2015
NQA Chief Executive Officer, Franz Gertze recently joined the high level delegation that accompanied President Hage Geingob during his three-day official visit to the Republic of Cuba.
During the visit, bilateral discussions were held between the two nations regarding ma..
NQA Launches Fraud Hotline (0800 411 411)
18 Sep 2015
The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) has launched a fraud hotline where the public and other stakeholders can report any fraudulent and unethical behaviour relating to qualifications.
This intervention was prompted by the increasing cases of qualifications fraud recorded by t..
NQA to host an information session in Ongwediva
30 Jul 2015
NQA to host information session in Ongwediva
The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) will have stakeholder engagement sessions during the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair. The session is open to those who wish to learn more about the NQA and the services they offer.
The event will take plac..
NQA Cements Relationships with Zimbabwean Stakeholders
20 May 2015
The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) has cemented relationships with authorities and institutions of higher learning in Zimbabwe. This is a direct result of cooperation agreements reached during a visit to the southern Africa country recently.
As part of its..
NQA Gears up for 2015
06 Jan 2015
The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) is positioning itself for a productive year with increasing public awareness and access topping the institution's list of goals.
For Namibia to attain its objective to become an industrialised nation by 2030, it is imperative for the country t..
NQA and Nampol Join Forces to Crack Down Qualifications Forging Syndicate
20 Oct 2014
Windhoek - The Namibian Police last week carried out a stint operation to flash out a syndicate allegedly involved in issuing fraudulent qualifications to Namibians. Preliminary information reveals that while some of the yndicate's clients were unsuspecting members of the public,som..
NQA to cease recognising ICM awards
12 Aug 2014
Windhoek - The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) hereby informs the general public that
qualifications from the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) will no longer be recognised
in Namibia beyond 31 December 2014.
The NQA, as per its mandate under the Reg..
Inauguration of 6th NQA council
21 May 2014
The 6th NQA Council was appointed by the Hon. Minister Dr. Namwandi as from 1 March 2014—28 February 2017.
The Induction to the new Council took place Monday, 28 April 2014 at NIPAM. Mrs. Martha Mbombo was appointed as Chairperson of the NQA Council. The inauguration ceremony to..
NQA accredits four training institutions
22 Feb 2014
Training institutions recently got accreditation to enhance the credibility of their various courses and training they offer.
The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) recently awarded accreditation certificates to four training institutions in Windhoek.
The four are the Institute of Open ..
NQA seeks national input on teaching standards
07 Jul 2013
THE Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) last week appealed to teachers, parents, students and all other stakeholders in education to help them in the drafting of professional standards for teachers.
The NQA, the body legally responsible for setting local standards
for occupations and posit..