BOSETU welcomes introduction of laptops in schools

Digitisation: Every teacher and every learner in every senior secondary school will be issued a laptop beginning next term 
PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Digitisation: Every teacher and every learner in every senior secondary school will be issued a laptop beginning next term PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Sector of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has welcomed government’s decision to introduce laptops in schools but warned that rolling out the initiative across the country will not be a walk in the park.

Early last week the Minister of Education and Skills Development, Douglas Letsholathebe announced that government will be giving out laptops to all students and teachers starting with senior secondary schools when the third term begins later this month.

“My ministry is moving with speed to embrace the opportunities offered by digitalisation. As I speak today, laptop devices are being delivered to senior secondary schools across the country. Every teacher and every learner in every senior secondary school will be issued a laptop beginning next term,” Letsholathebe said.

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