The value of keeping relevant

The value of keeping relevant, accurate and timely education census to account for performance cannot be over emphasised. Education data at a wider national level informs policy formulation and review, resource allocation and research agenda.

At institutional level, it should drive instructional practices and motivate targeted interventions aimed at creating a rich teaching and learning environment. Therefore, evidence -based decision-making should naturally gain currency and characterise every learning institution seeking to raise student achievement levels.

Ideally, finding data to shape the character of classroom instruction should not be a big hustle.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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