BOSETU Dismisses P10m Bootcamp

Unity Dow. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Unity Dow. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana Sector of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has slammed the Ministry of Education and Skills Development’s (MoESD) decision to splash over P10 million on bootcamps for all Form Five leavers.

According to a savingram issued by the ministry to all senior secondary schools around the country and regional education offices dated November 10, 2015, a total of P9,115,450 on feeding the students over 14 days and P442,350 on facilitators accommodation, facilitation fees and meals has been approved. In addition, teachers are expected to work overtime and fees for the payments will be sourced from the ministry.

One of the regional education directors who spoke anonymously said that they are currently busy with the examinations and have not planned for the bootcamp in the region.

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