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
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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