Attention needs to turn to education

The education crisis being so glaringly pronounced BOSETU Unionist *JUSTIN HUNYEPA hopes to hear some positive intervention statements from the Minister of Finance and Development Planning in his forthcoming Budget Speech in this financial year

"Teachers can make or break the system", cautioned Ponatshego Kedikilwe in 1993 and subsequently in the government Revised National Policy on Education (RNPE) of 1994. 

The RNPE states "The quality of instruction is one of the most important determinants of the level of learning achievement. Teachers as agents of curriculum implementation are therefore central to the education system and can make or break the system. The enhancement of the status and motivation of teachers to enable them to discharge this role effectively cannot be over-emphasised".

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