Grade 12 results to come earlier
The Ministry of Education this week announced that the Grade 12 Ordinary Level results will be released not later than 18 January 2014. The Grade 12 Ordinary Level results are usually released in early February every year.
While the provisional Grade 10 (JSC) and Grade 12 (NSSC) Higher Level results for full-time and part-time candidates will be released on 20 December 2013.
According to Alfred M. lIukena, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, tremendous progress has been made by the Directorate of National Examinations and Assessment to bring the release of the Grade 12 Ordinary Level as near as possible to the Grade 10 and Grade 12 Higher Level results.
The results will be available on the website of the Directorate National Examinations and Assessment at www.dnea.gov.na, the website of the Ministry of Education- www.moe.gov.na and will also be accessible via an SMS service.
“Send this information to any of the following numbers 2929 or 99099 and in response your surname, name and results will be displayed on the screen of your cell phone. Both the websites and the SMS service will become active on, Thursday, 20 December 2013 at 24:00 midnight,” he said.
This year 44 374 candidates comprising of 34 096 full-time and 10 278 part-time candidates were registered for Junior Secondary Certificate (Grade 10) examination at 636 Junior Secondary schools and 163 part-time tuition centres.
The ministry said that the number of markers who were involved in the marking of the Grade 10 answer scripts has also decreased from 1 626 in 2012 to 1 597 this year.
A total of 11 660 of the 54 521 candidates (full-time and part-time combined) entered for one or more NSSC Higher Level subjects. The number of Higher Level candidates increased by 1 022 (9.6%) if compared to 2012. A total number of 211 markers were involved in the marking of the Grade 12 Higher Level subjects.
“All candidates who were registered “for the 2013 national examinations are reminded to have their candidate numbers nearby in order to be able to access their results. Regional offices will provide a service during office hours by supplying the results from the broadsheets to candidates and relatives who personally visit the Regional offices or phone the numbers given on the list,” he said.