Ebenezer Institute of Learning is a Department within the structure of the CCAP Nkhoma Synod and recognized by the Department of Education as an independent primary school. Since its establishment in 2008 with eight learners, Ebenezer has grown to an Early Childhood Development Center and Primary School with an enrollment of almost 400 students. Ebenezer serves children on the Nkhoma Mission Station as well surrounding villages where the impact is tangible.
The Primary School serves 6-13 year olds from Grade 1 to Grade 7. The philosophy of outcome-based education is the foundation of the Primary School curriculum. It focuses on the results that are expected at the end of each learning process. Subjects taught as in the Malawian curriculum include English, Chichewa, Mathematics, Science, Agriculture, Bible Knowledge, Life Skills and Expressive Arts. In addition, Physical Education, Library and Computer classes are offered.
Various South African and American curricular material is additionally integrated for student enrichment and clarity. The learners are taught to read with comprehension, and practical lessons are encouraged. Students are assessed by continuous as well as formative assessments.
In Grade 7, Ebenezer learners sit for the National Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination.
Malawi National Examinations Board Results
In May this year the grade 7 class sat for the Malawi National Examinations and we are happy to announce that after the results were released all our students passed, representing a 100% pass rate. Two girls were selected to a national secondary school, 8 other students got selected to Nkhoma secondary school and two other students did not get selected to any secondary school, representing 83.3% selection rate.