Making schools count

Progress towards attainment of improved learning outcomes in our public schools has been painfully slow.

Only modest gains have been made, measured in inches and not miles. This is a worrisome scenario because a quick turnaround in education (and not slow incremental changes) is the only vehicle that can deliver a secure post diamond future. The clock is ticking and urgent measures should be taken to speed the process of change.

The solution to the current climate of stagnation lies in rethinking and refining strategy. There is need to shed and discard discredited efforts and shift away from the culture of doing more of the same.

Editor's Comment
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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