Seeking better ways of sustaining high performance

It is very ironic that the best performing education systems are always on their toes seeking better ways of sustaining a high performing culture while low achieving systems struggle to change and chart a different course.

Perhaps, one can draw from one’s personal experience to drive the point home. During my high school days, I had the pleasant experience of being the best student in Setswana for four consecutive years. The desire to stay ahead of equally deserving and hardworking competitors kept me on my toes.

This means there was no room for one to rest on his laurels. In spite of having achieved proficiency in the subject, one had to do more, perhaps much more than those struggling at the subject. The same spirit applies to top notch schools. High-performing cultures are usually characterised by a dynamic spirit, a burning desire to keep the fire burning and unrelenting search for unchartered ways of sustaining a high achieving culture.

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Our queen: Bring home the crown

Well-wishers gathered at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to bid our queen farewell and wish her success as she joins other beauties from around the globe for the coveted crown. Competing in such events is nerve-wracking, and one needs to be fully prepared to stand a chance of making it as a finalist.It is not just about physical fitness; mental state matters too. Unfortunately, sometimes our queens end up facing such fierce...

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