Thursday, June 20, 2024

UNICEF raises questions about Botswana’s education system

A report by UNICEF on Botswana’s education raises questions about the country’s ambitious plans to transition into knowledge-based economy . According to the report titled “Teachers for All: Investing in Botswana’s Teacher Workforce” Botswana will need to invest in human capital and strengthen its skills base to transition into a knowledge-based economy.

“ However, low foundational learning levels remain a key challenge for the education sector,” the report says.

The report says “While Botswana has invested heavily in teacher supply, teacher deployment has not always reflected school-level teacher needs.”

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