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49 Namibian Students to study in Finland

A group of 49 Namibian students have traveled to Finland for studies under the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) and in collaboration with two Finnish Universities. 24 Namibian future teachers have started their teacher education programme at the University of Turku, Rauma campus. The programme has been commissioned by Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) and is based on the Finnish teacher education system, tailored for Namibian needs The Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) and Finland University (FinUni) further also signed a two-year agreement to educate 25 other Namibian teachers in the University of Eastern Finland (UEF). This commissioned Master’s degree programme is a continuum for the previous collaboration between the University of Namibia (UNAM) and UEF. The first Master’s degree programme in the field of education with Namibia was initiated in 2012. The current programme started in January 2017 and​ will be completed by end of 2018