BOCODOL finally turns into a university

BOCODOL is changing into an Open University PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BOCODOL is changing into an Open University PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The long anticipated transformation of the Botswana College of Open and Distance Learning (BOCODOL) into an open university, which was initially planned for 2016, is scheduled for take-off soon.

BOCODOL will transform into the Botswana Open University, according to a bill gazetted last week.

According to the recently published bill, to be presented in the July sitting of Parliament, the Botswana Open University’s primary function shall be the provision of quality tertiary, professional training through open schooling and the provision of in-service programmes to upgrade staff skills.

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