2020/2021 Grade 12 Results NSSCH and NSSCO

Namibia Grade 12 results for 2020 Senior Secondary Certificates for Higher (NSSCH) and Ordinary (NCCSO) levels can be viewed from the links below or by mobile phone text messaging (SMS).

The information aims to give some quick pointers for our visitors from Namibia who are following up on the 2020 Grade 12 results. Hope it helps.

2021 Grade 12  results dates
Namibia Ministry of Education | My NSSC results Online 

2020 NSSCO Updates 

The education minister Anna Nghipondoka is scheduled to announce the 2020 grade 11 NSSCO and grade 12 NSSCO/H provisional examination results on 4th February 2021. The NCCSO results will come out on the 5th February 2021 - a day after the announcement.

Education executive director Sanet Steenkamp said “We had two cohorts in 2020. The new grade 11 means your new NSSCO and the old grade 12 legacy going out. The marking of both grade 11 and 12 is completed. It was a rigorous process. It has been completed. The grading and loading of results of grade 12 are also been loaded.”

Key facts about Namibia Examination Results 2020

  • The Directorate of National Examinations and Assessment and Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture conducts the annual Grade 12 exams.
  • Grade 12 students are certified in two categories: the Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary (NSSCO) or Senior Secondary Certificate Higher (NSSCH) Levels.
  • Grades 12 students sat for the examinations in October every year.
  • Results are released to students before the new school year starts. 
  • The 12  Grade Results for 2020 Ordinary and Higher Levels can be accessed in two ways: either by text message or on the Internet (online results).

How to Check Grade 12 Results 2020 for Ordinary and High Levels: Online results 

The examination results for grade 12 (Ordinary and Higher Levels) can be obtained using the online result web application called MY RESULTS ONLINE.


In fact, accessing the Grade 12 Results 2020 for Ordinary and Higher certificate examinations is easier (and quicker) for the students and parents/guardians with internet connections. And, accessing results by SMS is also quicker - see below for more info. 

Firstly, follow these steps for easy access to online results:
  • Launch My Results Online web application on the Namibia Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. 
  • Open on a new browser.
  • Follow the example shown on the screenshot shown. (Important: If you have difficulty with login, contact the ministry reps directly for assistance).

    How to Check 2020 Grade 12 Results (NSSCO & NSSCH) : SMS/text message

    Secondly, the examination results for grade 12 (Ordinary and Higher Levels) can be obtained using SMS or text messaging. There are two formats for using the short text messaging services: either by name or examination number.

    If you use the SMS service, your surname, name and results will be displayed on your screen.

    SMS using 'name':
    • Go message tab on your phone,
    • Type your: ExamLevel*space*Surname*Space*FirstName
    • Send to 2929, 99099 or 55755 
    Example of NSSC Ordinary Level result for  student Mary Joe:
    NSSCO Joe Mary

    SMS using 'examination number':
    • Go to message tab on your phone, 
    • Type your: ExamLevel*Space*examination number
    • Send to 2929, 99099 or 55755 
    Example for Ordinary Level results for student M04002: NSSCO M04001

    Where to access 2020 Grade 12 Results 

    There is one reliable website where you can access the results for senior school certificate results for the 2020 Grade 12 Ordinary and Grade 12 higher levels. Click here: My Result Online

    When is Grade 12 results coming in 2021?

    Some students have reached out on Facebook to get an answer. We would like to think that the Ministry of Education, Art and Culture will make an announcement soon. So, keep an eye out on their website.

    The best way to find out would also be to call your school or the local education officials, directly. They are the best people to know. 

    Meanwhile, check out the news section of the Education Ministry's website for latest about the 2020/2021 Grade 12 result date. 

    (The 2020 Grade 12 results were released as mentioned in the latest update above)

    Where to get help - 2021 Grade 12 result 

    We found the information on Namibia National Assessment and Examination very helpful when researching for this article. Click here to go to the students portal.

    We hope that our visitors from Namibia have found the information useful. Please leave a message to let us know about your visit.

    Wish you all the best.

    Subsidised Education Policy Vs Tuition Fee Free Education Policy

    Reports have indicated that there is going to be a change in the Free Education policy in PNG. The free education policy (Tuition Fee Free, TFF) was first hinted to have been implemented in 2011 and rolled out nationwide in 2012 by the PNC government. The TFF policy has its fair share of implementation dilemmas. Read about it here

    The new education policy follows a fee subsidy model. The policy, we shall call the Subsidised Education Policy, is a user-pay policy. But not in its entirety. The government may have resolved/planned to pay 50% and parents pay 50% of the school fee component.

    The problems are that it is not clear at the moment whether the government will also subsidise the school development projects (captured in the School Learning and Improvement Plans, SLIPs); and materials and infrastructure components. 

    The TFF funds have struggled to capture those 3 components in the past 8 years. In what is known as the 30:30:40 components (READ MORE HERE):

    1. School Learning Materials - 30% of TFF Grant
    2. MPs PSIP and DSIP - 30% of TFF grant
    3. Cash Grant for schools - 40% of TFF allocation

    It would be interesting so watch this space for more detail. Or check out this link for more information on the TFF policy since 2012. 

    In fact, it is going to be interesting. So parents, plan well for next year - get the school fees ready. Time to take some responsibilities. 

    Meanwhile, below are two re-posts in relation to the change in TFF policy to a subsided education policy now in motion.  

    PARENTS TO PAY SCHOOL FEES: Parents and guardians will pay half of their children’s school fees following a 50 percent cut in the Tuition Fee Free funding.

    Department of Treasury Secretary Dairi Vele says the government will instead introduce and fund the Higher Education Loan Program for tertiary students.
    "What we are doing is to ensure government and parents share the burden, kairm pikinini lukautim pikinini," said Vele.
    Mr. Vele says these students will repay the loan after they graduate and find employment. 
    He was speaking during the 2020 Budget Press Lockup at the State Function Room at the Parliament precinct yesterday. 

    NBC News- Grace Tiden

    OPPOSITION SAY SCRAPPING TFF WILL BE DISASTER: The (Papua New Guinea) Opposition is predicting a spike in social problems with the government's announcement to scrap the Tuition Fee Free or free education policy.

    Presenting the 2020 National Budget in Parliament yesterday, Treasurer, Ian Ling-Stuckey, revealed that parents and guardians will start paying their children's fees from elementary level up to grade 12 starting next year.

    The TFF will only be reserved for students who make it to tertiary level education, under what would be known as a Higher Education Loan Program.

    But Opposition Leader Belden Namah, told NBC News, scrapping the TFF would be a disaster for the country.

    "We want to make our country align with the United Nations Charter on universal education, so this is an injustice to our people.'
    "Now that the TFF is gone, people are going to flood to their members and ask for school fees and if you cant give them they will vote you out.
    "Instead of doing away with TFF completely, the government should meed 60-percent and parents meet 40-percent.
    "I can tell you a lot of parents won't pay for school fees and we will have a lot of young people just sitting around doing nothing at all and we will have more law and order problems in this country," Said Beldon Namah.

    NBC News- Kelvin Kasper

    China Not a Development Partner But Loan Shark in PNG

    WHICH DONORS CONTRIBUTE THE MOST TO PNG? While discussing 2020 Budget papers many members of NEC were surprised to find out just how much PNG receives from our donor partners. (Facebook/Kramer Report)

    Note: This post was later retracted by the writer)

    In 2020 PNG will receive close to K1 Billion in free development funds to assist us in our development goals.

    Topping the list was Australia contributing K745m while China only contributes K7m
    • Australia K745.0 m (81%)  
    • European Union K80.0 m (8.7%) 
    • United Nations K41.7 m  
    • New Zealand K22.9 m
    • China K7.0m
    • USA K5.0 m 

    In contrast when you look at it from how much we borrow, China tops the list on K450m. 
    • China K446.2 m 
    • ADB K437.6 m 
    • World Bank K185.50 m 
    • Japan K181.3 m 
    • India K7.7 m 
    • Australia K0.0 m 
    Some countries are happy to lend us money where they benefit from the interest earned and conditional to their companies being awarded the contracts. Source National Planning Department 2020 Capital Investment Budget.

    This piece of article is damning. Read here

    Youth Participation: A Bridge to Opportunities - Nigel Akuani

    Port Moresby: Real opportunities that benefit young people bring about effective youth participation.

    Png youth inclusion sdg

    This reflective statement was made by the Year-Eleven students of Jubilee Catholic Secondary during their talk on the topic ‘Youth Participation in Decision Making’ on TribeFM’s Chatroom program of Wednesday 13th November.

    In their discussion the students dealt with a definition of the topic, its importance, factors affecting participation, importance of role models, recommendations and a call for the government to assist with the empowering of young people.

    Jamieson Lalaga defined youth as a period of transition from the dependence of childhood to the independence of adulthood. He said that adults need to understand this. 
    “This transition allows a young person’s consciousness, active participation, creativity, independence and ability to take responsibility for their actions. Effective youth participation is about creating opportunities for young people to be involved in influencing, shaping, designing and contributing to policy and the development of services and programs,” he said.

    Ian Waho stressed the importance of youth participation in decision making and said it was essential for young people to contribute effectively and positively to society.

    Solange Dawana spoke of the proper role models in society. 
    “Youth involvement in decision making is lacking in Papua New Guinea because many young people today do not have someone positive to look up to,” she said. “In Papua New Guinea we tend to give the upper hand to the elders in our society because of our respect for them. To achieve cooperation, participation and workflow in society, young people have to be acknowledged and given the opportunity to act,” she added.

    Felicianna Konga concluded the discussions recommending that the elders in society to provide pathways necessary for young people to contribute on matters. 
    “They need to be given a chance to speak their minds, if not, they will tend to look for it elsewhere.  They will be going against adult supervision without a second thought as to whether their decisions are good or bad,” she said.

    Chatroom’s next session on Wednesday 20th November will have Students of St Charles L’wanga Secondary and Specialists from UNICEF discuss the importance of the upcoming ‘International Children’s Day’.

    Port Moresby Nature Park has reopened its gates after closure

    Port Moresby Nature Park has reopened its gates following a nine-day closure, much to the relief of the NCD community, school groups and tour companies, following orders of the National Court this morning.

    Public Statement re Re-opening/Facebook
    Port Moresby Nature Park is the only internationally wildlife-welfare accredited facility in the South Pacific Islands, obtained by the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australasia firmly cementing the as one of the world’s top wildlife facilities, with proven commitment to animal welfare, conservation, education and research.


    The Nature Park is happy to be back serving the community, teaching school children, training university students, conducting research, saving wildlife and providing venue hire and fun activities for friends and family to come together.

    The Nature Park's immediate priority is to recommence our school excursion program, “Beasts with Bites”, which had been suspended due to the closure resulting in over 1,444 school students missing out on the program last week.  

    Our focus is to ensure that any school classes that were prevented from coming to the Park last week will have the opportunity to participate in the ‘Beasts with Bite’ schools program as we will extend the program to ensure no schools or students miss out this great learning opportunity. 

    In light of the festive season, the Nature Park will also run a special promotion for Christmas parties. We wish to thank all the businesses and families that have booked to host their functions at the Park as we do encourage more to do so in support of the Park.

    The management and staff would like to convey our deepest gratitude to the community,  our sponsors and NCDC in particular for the support throughout. We are eager to continue delivering our mission for the benefit of all.

    Nature Park Forced Closure Land Issue

    The Nature Park in Port Moresby is closed for business indefinitely. The park was affected in a dispute over the land.

    Pic: Twitter/@ConfigGuyPOM

    Why Nature Park Closure

    It is known that the University of Papua New Guinea owns the land on which the park is situated. However, the National Capital District Commission, Lands Department and University of Papua New Guinea are in a debacle over the land forcing the Nature Park to close indefinitely.

    The long time residents of Port Moresby would recall how rundown the facilities and grounds were before a new park management came in 2014/2015. It was a wasteland of broken boardwalks, rubbish and dead plants.

    Understandably, the park and its owner must pay any money  it owed to UPNG. But does it have to end up with a court battle? Sadly, not!

    There are probably other intervention or mediation measures the landlord can take to not disturb the operations of the park.

    The Nature Park, in a statement, said
    'The recent announcement of the indefinite closure of the Port Moresby Nature Park is a result of a land acquisition matter before the courts between the Department of Lands, the National Capital District Commission (NCDC) and University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG).'  Official Statement 12/11/2019
    Have all avenues being exhausted before  the landlord went to court?

    I am sure UPNG, in its wisdom, can seek re-address through the city hall or talk directly to the park management to amicably resolve this issue.

    Perhaps the first thing in this debacle is allowing public access to the park. In an ideal world, the disgruntled parties would not see it fit to hold the public to ransom for some uncollected debt.

    Also, the Nature Park and its owner must pay any money it owes to UPNG as per the Contract Agreements, if any.

    It is, in fact, sad to see a recreational area so used and so enjoyed by the general public (and at this busy time) has closed.

    So, in the best interest of the users of this beautiful and well-managed park in the city, please resolve this matter immediately.

    Let us, the public, use the park and its recreational grounds as we approach the Christmas holidays and festive periods.

    Follow the conversation on Twitter. Let us know what you think.

    Here is the Public Statement released by the Nature Park management on their Facebook page on the 12th November 2019.


    Port Moresby Nature Park recently celebrated its obtainment of International Wildlife Welfare-Accreditation from the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australasia, the first Pacific Island facility to have passed what is considered globally as the most scientific and rigorous assessment of animal management for zoos and wildlife facilities.  This comes after 7 years of tremendous transformational change with over K7million in public-private partnership funding being spent in the redevelopment of the Park.  As a charitable organisation, the Park has and continues to rely heavily on the commitment of NCDC, the generosity of sponsors and donors, and visitation by the community.   

    It was NCDC’s vision to establish the Charitable Trust, overseen by an independent board that would become PNG’s leading recreational space inspiring through education the guardianship of PNG’s unique natural environment.

    When one visits the Nature Park it is evident of the staffs commitment to delivering exceptional experiences.  The Nature Park is now the highest visited attraction in Papua New Guinea with over 140,000 visitors, including over 24,000 school students that attend the Park’s educational schools-excursion programs.  In fact, next year the Park will reach it’s 1 millionth visitor through the Park.  Further to this, the Park is a shiny example of the tourism potential of Papua New Guinea and regularly plays a tourism role for key International Events such as APEC and is visited by almost 1 in 5 international visitors to this country.

    Over the last 4 years, the Park has taken seriously its role in wildlife conservation and research through its dedication to wildlife conservation and research supporting CEPA, our universities, PHD students and conservations organisations.  This has included the rescue and rehabilitation of hundreds of injured, orphaned and abandoned wildlife, research into pig-nosed turtles growth rates and the release of turtles back into the wild, and breeding programs for endangered and little-known PNG animal species.   The Nature Park has provided many, many opportunities for undergraduate and further education students to gain valuable on-the-job training and skills.

    Not only has the Papua New Guinean community taken notice of the Park successes, but so too the Park has shone on the Global stage receiving a number of prestigious awards including a 2016 Award for Innovation and in 2018 an Education Award, both by the Zoo & Aquarium Association of Australasia. The Nature Park was also inducted into the Zoos Victoria Hall of Fame Awards for its commitment to partnership development in 2017 and in 2019 the Park became the first attraction in PNG to receive a Hall of Fame award by TripAdvisor for 5 years of continuous Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor. 

    Port Moresby Nature Park has quickly become a shining example of what can be achieved through public and private partnership and what a small, charitable organisation can achieve with the right strategic planning, leadership, NCDC, Government and business support, and when combined with a motivated and passionate workforce dedicated to the service of the community.  The Park has always dared to dream big for the benefit of the community and biodiversity.

    The recent announcement of the indefinite closure of the Port Moresby Nature Park is a result of a land acquisition matter before the courts between the Department of Lands, the National Capital District Commission (NCDC) and University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG).

    NCDC has managed and funded the site since 1993 (formerly as the Botanical Gardens and now Port Moresby Nature Park) investing tens of millions of Kina in this time to ensure that throughout the space has remained opened for the public.

    The Port Moresby Nature Park remains committed to NCDC and its goal of securing recreational spaces and activities that improves the lives of its citizens.  Recreational spaces are an important extension of community and when they work well, they serve as sacred spaces to stage our public lives.  Additionally, the Nature Park serves as a facility for education, tourism, research and conservation, all vital activities worth securing for future generations to come.

    The management of the Port Moresby Nature Park would like to take the opportunity to thank the general public for its outpouring of support towards our organisation.  Please stand firm in the knowledge that the Nature Park is committed to the community and to conservation and with the support of NCDC will continue to ensuring that the Park remains PNG’s leading recreational space dedicated through education to the guardianship of PNG’s unique natural environment.

    We look forward to opening our doors once more and will advise the community in due course.


    2020 Public Holiday Dates Published - Plan your Holiday

    The 2020 public holidays in Papua New Guinea was published on the 10th of October 2019 by the governor general in the National Gazette 2020.

    There are 11 holiday dates to mark on your 2020 calendar. 

    1. New Year 2020 Wednesday 1st January 
    2. Good Friday 10th April, 2020
    3. Easter Saturday 11th April, 2020
    4. Easter Sunday 12th April, 2020
    5. Easter Monday 13th April, 2020
    6. Queen' Birthday Monday 8th June, 2020
    7. National Remembrance Day Thursday 23rd July, 2020
    8. National Repentance Day Wednesday 26th August, 2020
    9. Independence Day Wednesday 16th September, 2020
    10. Christmas Day Friday 25th December, 2020
    11. Boxing Day Saturday 25th December, 2020

    Plan your holiday

    If you are planning a weekend getaway or spend the long weekends somewhere, check the suggestions here. There are lots of places to visit outside of Port Moresby. 
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    Hula Camping Trip/Motuan Coast/ PNG Insight Photo

    If you are a POM resident or local just wanting a day trip awsy from the house and screens, here are 3 suggestions to help you.

    1. Port Moresby Parks and Recreation Areas: Varirata National Conservation Park, Nature Park and Adventure Park, Pacific Adventist University Sunday morning market.
    2. Travel along the Motuan Coasts: Sunset Lodge, March Girls Resort, Loloata Island Resort, Tutu Beach Retreat.
    3. Weekend away to Sogeri Plateau: Koitachi Country Club, Kokoda Trail Memorial, Kokoda Lodge, Crystal Rapids Falls.

    For those wanting to have restful day in POM can relax and have fun at the following places.
    1. Stanley Hotel Poolside
    2. Hilton Hotel and Accommodation 
    3. Downtown Harbourside Restaurants and Cafe 
    4. Vision City Cinema 
    5. The New Ela Beach

    Kids things to do in POM

    1. Lamana 10 Pins Lanes Bowling
    2. Play Station Kids Indoor Play Area
    3. Nature Park Holiday Fun and Activities
    4. Adventure Park Fishing Competition 
    5. Port Moresby Yacht Club Kids Playground

    There are lots of things you can do around Port Moresby to keep the whole family occupied over the 2020 holidays and long weekends.

    6 Must-See Provinces

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    Rabaul Volcanoe /PNG Insight photo

    Easter would be a good time to travel out to explore the beauty of PNG. The 6 *must* visit destinations in PNG:
    1. Rabaul - swim with dolphins and visit the volcanoes.
    2. Hagen - travel along the Baiyer and Kitip roads, and visit the local/traditional singings.
    3. Kavieng - travel along the Kavieng-Namatanai Highway and visit the Eel Lady.
    4. Goroka - Visit the Asaro Mudmen.
    5. Alotau - travel to the pristine islands and snorkel.
    6. Tufi/Oro - Tufi is a diver's paradise descibed by influential diver's magazines as the 'best' diving destination in the South Pacific.Or, relax by the beach and enjoy canoeing and fjord getaways. :)
    Tufi beach and fjord

    Well, these are a few things that come to mind. There are even more for the inquisitive explorers. Have fun!

    Let us know if there is any places around POM or places that you think we should add to the list. 


    Free Happy New Year 2021 Images

    PNG Insight would like to wish its visitors a Happy New Year 2021.

    To thank you, we are sharing 20 free Happy New Year 2021 image collections. Some images are from Pinterest, Facebook and online sources. Others are personal collections taken around Port Moresby.

    The free Happy New Year collections are for your download, screenshot or save to your smartphones and customise as you please. 

    Share with love ones this festive season. Let us know which one you like the most. 🙏😄

    The easiest way to use the New Year 2020 PNG Images is to 

    1. Click on the image
    2. Take a screenshot
    3. Crop to size
    4. Add other texts and styles
    5. Use on social media platforms (FB, Twitter, WhatsApp...)

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