In an effort to foster the internationalization of education and health care, and to collaborate with appropriate higher education institutions, IUM and Raymond C. Dabney University (RCDU), USA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to collaborate in the areas of health and education during the visit of the renowned Professor Julius Garvey to IUM in June, 2016.
The Faculty of Education at IUM Ongwediva Campus is making significant strides by attracting numerous students. Introduced in 2015, the Faculty started off with only 27 students. This year 95 students have been registered. The Faculty offers a Bachelor Honours Degree in Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy for professionals who already have a Namibia Qualification Framework (NQF) Level 6 or Level 7 qualification in Education and/or related disciplines.
Dr Rukee Tjingaete is an experienced academic with a strong research background, with over 35 years of experience in both public and private institutions in Namibia and abroad. He brings a wealth of experience to IUM in the field of research. He is a Ph.D. holder in Mass Media Studies from Michigan University, USA. He also holds a Masters degree in Mass Communication Research from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom.