Education is the key and foundation to any developing country and as such, it is vital to be given maximum considerable attention. Most of the developed counties in the world do not take education for granted because it has played a major role in helping to improve and place the country ahead.
Africa is not exceptional, as it has a lot of countries who take educational advancement and development very important while others are still working towards it. However, to know how the African countries rank in terms of education, let’s look at the list of the top ten best education systems in the continent. Scores are on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 represents the optimal situation.
Namibia a country in southwest Africa with a population of about 2.34 million, ranks 100th position in the global education system and 10th in Africa with a score of 52.7. It is 43rd in the global ranking on Extent of staff training and 82nd on Critical thinking in teaching.
In Namibia, it is mandatory for every citizen between the ages limit of 6-16 to receive an education. For this 10 years academic period, the Namibian constitution charges the government with the responsibility of providing funds for education. The literacy rate is at 88.2%.