Pay teachers their dues

This week, teachers threatened to abandon students’s examination process if the Ministry of Education fails to pay them outstanding dues. So far, teachers who worked overtime in the last financial year have not been paid.

The Botswana Sectors of Educators Union (BOSETU) has threatened that its members will not work extra hours until they are paid.

These developments are worrisome. It is the  students who suffer the most when teachers and the government are at loggerheads. The impasse has proved catastrophic in the last couple of years.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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