Numbers never lie

In its press release on the 2022 Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) results, the Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) announced that “the proportion of candidates achieving 6Cs or better is 21.38% compared to 21.20% in 2021 indicating an insignificant improvement of 0.18%.”

Clearly numbers never lie. There is trouble in our schools and uprooting the cancer eating our schools is a daunting challenge. We are a nation that has always pinned its hopes on education.

The goal of achieving prosperity for all and delivering a much more diversified and knowledge propelled economy is entirely premised on the power of education.

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