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Wed, 15 May 2019 17:44 - Updated Wed, 15 May 2019 17:44

Cunene includes Nhaneca, Oshikwanhama into school’s curriculum

Ondjiva - At least 3.788 students from 55 primary and 1st cycle schools in Cunene province are attending Nhaneca and Oshikwanhama languages classes this school year.

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Portrait of students in classroom


According to the local director of Education, Domingos de Oliveira, there are two 2.583 students from 50 first level schools and 1.197 students from five schools of the 1st cycle.

Domingos de Oliveira reported that the teaching of these national languages is assured by 124 teachers in the six municipalities.

It is intended, with the teaching of the national languages Nhaneca and OshiKwanhama, the preservation and appreciation of these languages.

The inclusion of the teaching of the national languages in Cunene began in 2007 and was interrupted in 2013 due to lack of books.

Thus after overcoming the impasse was resumed this year the language teaching.

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