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Talikng Musika
RAMPHOLO MOLEFHE
  • Relying heavily on teacher-centred methods

    TONOTA: There are two main types of teaching methods – teacher-centred and student-centred. Many teachers today still rely heavily on teacher-centred methods such as the lecture method, commonly referred to as the chalk and talk method. In this...

  • HWPL Celebrates 8-Year Peace Movement

    The 64-page special issue entitled ‘Korean, Man Hee Lee, The True Story of Peace’ details major achievements in the peace movement of the HWPL chairperson, Man Hee Lee.It gives an in-depth introduction on the Mindanao Peace Agreement in the...

  • Sebetela's appointment: A political master stroke

    This is purely a undisguised political decision intended to serve a political cause. If achieving political ends is everything to the President, then he is worthy of full credit for his accurate reading of the current political tempo. The party is...

  • Farmers, Ferraris and harvesting good investments in Africa

    In a popular interview with Forbes magazine, he said: “More people in America study public relations than study farming. We have no farmers. You went to Princeton; nobody you went to school with became a farmer. I went to Yale; nobody I went to...

  • The power of colleges of education

    One reason given for the development is that we now have sufficient teachers in our schools. Yes, that might be true if classes continue to be overcrowded with numbers of students of classes exceeding 40 being the norm. This is a pity since teachers...

  • Vaccine shortages and surging cases:

    Continent-wide, recorded infections are at over six million, with more than 153,000 official deaths. The highly transmissible Delta variant is now prevalent in 16 countries, and is surging through unvaccinated populations.“The worst is yet to...

  • Vaccinate teachers

    Schools closure brought a sigh of relief in the teaching fraternity, which, is reeling, from high casualties. It is evidently clear that schools are super spreaders of the dreaded disease. Drastic measures were thus needed to control spiralling...

  • The return of inflation?

    FRANKFURT – After many years of low inflation, prices have risen almost everywhere in recent months. Energy and commodities have been leading the way, owing mainly to post-lockdown supply bottlenecks. But while such obstacles are widely seen as...

  • Tertiary courses are relevant

    TONOTA: This is especially true of the STEM subjects – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. For this reason, each year both University of Botswana (UB) and the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) churn...

  • CAAB appoints new CEO

    A statement from CAAB says Dr Mosinyi, an aerospace engineer, brings to the authority broad and extensive experience in Aviation and Aerospace acquired in a period of over 20 years of service. He has previously worked for an aviation regulator,...

  • Wise Leadership Remains Resolute

    Wise Leadership provides Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) accredited training courses, board inductions, development of governance frameworks, governance advisory and coordination of all corporate secretaryship servicesAs one of the leading...

  • Making Maths relevant

    TONOTA: After all, the ability to solve simultaneous or quadratic equations may be of little use to most Form 5 leavers who will not proceed to do Mathematics or Science at tertiary level. In the 1980s, I taught at Lobatse Secondary School. At the...

  • The global dangers of rising US inflation

    After all, the Fed has raised its inflation forecasts significantly over the last 12 months. At its mid-June meeting, the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee estimated that whole-year inflation in 2021 for personal consumption expenditures...

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