A greater pandemic: An (un)open government!
The Botswana Parliament has moved to impose a six-month-long state of ...
Police, military presence keeps burglary, house-breaking at bay
FRANCISTOWN: In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic that has a...
Tshesebe police arrest tobacco smuggling suspects
FRANCISTOWN: Police in Tshesebe village have raised a concern about a ...
COVID-19: Panic grips Parliament
Panic and anxiety engulfed Parliament earlier this morning after a nur...
No Ifs, No Buts We Need Reforms
Monday, January 13, 2020
The illiteracy of the 21st century is not the inability to read and write, but the inability to learn, relearn and unlearn.
Congratulations Mr President
Monday, October 28, 2019
The past few weeks have been described by intense political campaigns this country has never seen before.
MoBE Advances On Outcome Based Education Implementation
Monday, September 16, 2019
The Education and Training Sector Strategic Plan calls for a multiple pathway curriculum. This is to facilitate equitable access to education by all, regardless of backgr...
Why Adopt The Outcome-Based Education System?
Monday, August 26, 2019
Botswana aspires to run a knowledge-based economy in a not too distant future. The goal is to achieve a high-income status whose economy would be inclusive of all perso...
Do More With Less
Monday, May 27, 2019
The Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE), Bridget John has just completed a familiarisation tour to the great North West Region.
Who Is A Performance Improvement Coordinator?
Monday, May 06, 2019
In as much as all components of every system are equally important, some components are strategically formulated to strategically oversee a continuous improvement in busi...
Maun Seco Does It Again
Monday, April 29, 2019
Francistown, a city turning out to be the centre of Botswana sport, was lit as Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) athletics finals were in full swing a few day...
MoBE, The Bedrock For Knowledge Based Economy
Monday, April 01, 2019
I am highly tempted to submit this appreciation regarding our dream for moving Botswana from a middle-income to a high-income economy. As a matter of fact, it has been ob...
Professional Development For Teachers Is Relevant
Monday, March 11, 2019
I want to dedicate this opinion to narrating the need for Teacher Education Continuous Professional Development (TECPD). This submission is largely influenced by the fact...
Botswana Open University, A Lifelong Learning Institution
Monday, February 18, 2019
As we aspire to become a more diversified knowledge based economy, Botswana has to provide several learning platforms through which individual citizens can continuously d...
Bye Bye 2018, Welcome 2019
Monday, December 10, 2018
If perhaps one had thought that 2018 was very eventful, then adjustment of our thoughts in preparation for 2019 is a necessity. Don’t get me wrong, 2018 was full of suc...
"A Knowledge-Based Economy", What Is My Role?
Monday, December 03, 2018
As a country, Botswana has always maintained high overall rankings in Africa on most development indices.
In Support Of The President
Monday, November 19, 2018
The transformational agenda with reference to education as elaborated during the State of the Nation Address (SONA 2018) relayed a vivid trajectory path towards a Knowled...
Continuous Assessment Will Do Us Good
Monday, November 05, 2018
Education and Training Sector Strategic Plan (ETSSP) reflects on the need to develop new and alternative pathways in the education system especially at secondary school l...
Education System Should Be Responsive
Monday, October 22, 2018
In a game of chess, sometimes one ought to sacrifice a piece in order for them to obtain favourable playing conditions. Sacrificing is an art meant to give oneself a comp...
Passion Killings Are Sinful
Monday, October 08, 2018
Let me deviate from my normal submissions on academic education matters to airing my views on this passion killing issue. As I pen down this opinion, I am not comfortable...
We Are Critically Pregnant
Monday, September 24, 2018
As we await what will become a new education system both in structure and curricular, we are experiencing some challenges before delivery. These challenges are nothing bu...
We Need A Hospitality School
Monday, September 03, 2018
Systems regularly get improved in order to smoothen the running of business. It is meant to address the seemingly dynamic needs of a society at any point.
My Kgaphamadi Experience
Monday, August 06, 2018
My hopes of exploring Francistown and its peripheries got me some experience I never anticipated. Over the President holidays, I aimed for the second city of the country ...
Let Us Implement Pathway
Monday, July 30, 2018
The economy and other societal developments are to a great extent hinged to the kind of education available to its people. Civility and personal gratification have some i...
Chess Is Learning While Having Fun
Monday, July 23, 2018
If we are to go by the definition of Education as being the training of the mind to think, then the game of CHESS has all the ingredients of being the solitary tool to ge...
After Next, What Should Be Next?
Monday, July 09, 2018
It is an established fact that the academic trends have been downgrading in the recent past as published by Botswana Examinations Council. It is also an established fact ...
Honey Befalls Teachers As BOTECO Emanates
Monday, June 25, 2018
With practice, all things can come to perfection. And indeed taking an initiative will surely land you to greatness. Perhaps we need to note that the opposite is also tru...
Be Creative, Or Risk Being Rendered Obsolete
Monday, June 18, 2018
Dubai, Singapore and many other advanced nations are a result of great imagination and inventiveness. It all began with them understanding that transcending traditional m...
Some Fingers Are Pointing At Ourselves
Monday, June 11, 2018
Let me acknowledge the many writings and opinions on the issue of human resource in public schools in Botswana. Yes our public schools have experienced a downward trend i...
COVID-19: Panic grips Parliament
Panic and anxiety engulfed Parliament earlier this morning a...
Govt bars companies from firing workers
New regulations published in the Government Gazette today an...
Saleshando rejects 6-month State of Emergency proposal
The Leader of Opposition (LoO), Dumelang Saleshando has reje...
Marina to control visits during lockdown
Princess Marina Hospital has announced that it will control ...
Coronavirus delays Trade, Industrial Development Acts
Government has delayed the commencement of the Trade Act 201...
Covid-19: Testing, testing and more testing
Over 50 percent of the globe is under lockdown as Covid-19 s...
Our response to Covid-19 will define our legacy
Statement by President Mokgweetsi Masisi on the occasion of ...
Masunga police jail phane harvesters
Police in Masunga village are concerned about the number of ...
Deaf community accuses BTV of betrayal
The deaf community has come out with guns blazing accusing B...
Mogoditshane crime rate goes down
Mogoditshane, a village that has been a hub for serious crim...
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