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NQA to host Virtual Summit on The Dimensions of Quality Assurance in Education during COVID-19 NQA to host Virtual Summit on The Dimensions of Quality Assurance in Education during COVID-19
05 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted businesses, industry and economies across the globe in unprecedented ways and with far-reaching consequences. The effects of the pandemic were also evident in the education and training sector, causing major disruptions and impacting thousands of learners as tra.. [read more]
NQA Workplace Preparedness for Stage 2: State of Emergency NQA Workplace Preparedness for Stage 2: State of Emergency
07 May 2020
On Thursday, 30 April 2020 His Excellency President Hage Geingob announced the measures to be implemented under Stage 2 of the State of Emergency on account of COVID-19 in Namibia.    Following the President’s announcement, the NQA hereby informs all stakeholders that its .. [read more]
Update  - NQA operational arrangements: COVID-19 State of Emergency and Lockdown Update - NQA operational arrangements: COVID-19 State of Emergency and Lockdown
17 Apr 2020
  In line with the extension of the lockdown announced by His Excellency President Hage Geingob on 14 April 2020, the NQA hereby informs all stakeholders that its office will remain closed until Monday, 04 May 2020.    Service delivery remains a priority for the NQA. Th.. [read more]
NQA operational arrangements: COVID-19 State of Emergency and Lockdown NQA operational arrangements: COVID-19 State of Emergency and Lockdown
26 Mar 2020
In a statement delivered to the nation on Tuesday, 24 March 2020, His Excellency President Hage Geingob announced additional measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 and declared a lockdown in the Khomas and Erongo regions (including Rehoboth and Okahandja), with a specific directive: “Al.. [read more]
Preventative Measures against COVID-19 Preventative Measures against COVID-19
16 Mar 2020
Following confirmation of two cases of the COVID-19 virus in Namibia over the weekend, the NQA hereby notifies all stakeholders that its offices will be closed on 16 – 17 March 2020.   This is to allow the organisation to put in place preventative measures with regards to the C.. [read more]
NQA appoints Acting CEO NQA appoints Acting CEO
22 Nov 2019
Windhoek – The NQA would like to announce the appointment of Ms. Asnath Kaperu as its Acting Chief Executive Officer, effective 21 November 2019. Kaperu is currently the Authority’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer.   The NQA also hereby assures its clients and other stakeh.. [read more]
NQA hands over accreditation certificates NQA hands over accreditation certificates
20 Mar 2019
The Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Hon. Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi this morning handed over accreditation certificates to deserving institutions of higher learning.   12 institutions received certificates for re-accreditation 1 institution received a certifi.. [read more]
Summary of Deliberations Meeting of the SADC Technical Committee Summary of Deliberations Meeting of the SADC Technical Committee
27 Sep 2018
  Summary of Deliberations Meeting of the SADC Technical Committee on Certification and Accreditation (TCCA) held on 27-28 September 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa   Read more .. [read more]
7th NQA Council Appointed 7th NQA Council Appointed
07 Dec 2017
Windhoek - The Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Hon. Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi announced  the newly appointed members of the 7th NQA Council. Making the official announcement at the NQA House on Tuesday, 05 December 2017, the Minister also introduced Dr Gilbert Likando as.. [read more]
NQA hosts blood donation drive NQA hosts blood donation drive
10 Aug 2017
Windhoek- The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) hosted its first blood donation drive yesterday with 14 units of blood collected. The blood collected during this single donation drive can potentially save the lives of 42 people and will be distributed to patients countrywide including mother.. [read more]
13 training providers granted accreditation 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.. [read more]
NQA Expands International  Footprint As CEO Is Elected To Serve On International Quality Assurance Body 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.. [read more]
NQA Accredits Three More Training Providers 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.. [read more]
NQA and NTA Joint Media Statement on the recognition of short courses in Namibia NQA and NTA Joint Media Statement on the recognition of short courses in Namibia
28 Jul 2016
Windhoek -  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.. [read more]
NQA renews cooperation agreement with Malaysian counterpart 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 .. [read more]