Learning and resources on gender in education
Namibia’s National Safe Schools Framework: PART A
Introduction and overview
Namibia’s National Safe Schools Framework was developed jointly by the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture and UNICEF to strengthen the provision of healthy, supportive and conducive teaching and learning in light of a worrisome level of violence in Namibian schools. The Introduction and Overview, explains what such a framework represents, why it is needed in Namibia, and how the present Framework was developed. It describes the safe schools vision, defines minimum standards and stakeholder roles and outlines a common, comprehensive approach to school safety in Namibia.