Bootcamps Should Not Hamper Bots Games MOESD

The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MOESD) do not expect their first ever bootcamps for the form five leavers to negatively affect the 2015 youth Games, also known as the Botswana Games, scheduled for Francistown from December 5.

Reacting to the Monitor the MOESD spokesperson Silas Sehularo said they expect individual schools to be flexible in the coordination of the bootcamps so as to allow competing events like the youth games  chance, and probably host the bootcamps after  the Botswana Games.

Sehularo said Naledi and Mogoditshane senior secondary schools, where form five examinations are marked, have deferred the bootcamps. On the issue of students having to choose between participating in the bootcamp and Botswana Games, Sehularo said the students could choose games and arrangements would be made to help them.

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