Old Mutual has invested 900,000 Namibian dollars in total over three years to train public school principals and department heads through the African Leadership Institute.
The three-year partnership agreement with the African Leadership Institute, worth Nam$300,000 annually, aims to provide the school management with the necessary knowledge and leadership skills through the Transformational Leadership Certification as endorsed by the Ministry of Basic Education and Culture, as well as the National Qualifications Authority (NQF Level 5), in Namibia.
Old Mutual investment will be directed towards educational materials, classroom facilitation and apprentice accommodation over the three-year period.
To date, the company has invested more than 5 million Namibian dollars to enable more than 500 managers and department heads to graduate from the course successfully,” said Ndangi Katoma, CEO: Marketing, Communications and Customer Strategy at Old Mutual.
“Through this renewed agreement, 45 school education leaders are expected to be trained, demonstrating that Old Mutual is committed to helping build the capabilities and skills of leaders in the education sector,” he said.
Training for selected applicants will begin on May 31, with principals and department heads from all 14 districts selected.
Executive Ndangi Katoma: Marketing, Communications and Customer Strategy, Old Mutual with Dr. Chrisna von-Gericke Fourie, Co-Founder and Director of Training, African Leadership Institute, at the signing of the Partnership Agreement held at the African Leadership Institute offices in Windhoek on May 12.