BQA tightens up quality assurance

BQA CEO-Abel Modungwa
BQA CEO-Abel Modungwa

The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) will soon implement quality assurance measures in the entire education sector as informed by latest developments in its regulatory role, Mmegi has learnt.

The latest development is expected to commence in April, in efforts to guarantee quality across the general education sector in order to ensure a common platform that will clearly set standards of teaching and learning for the whole education and training system.

BQA chief executive officer, Abel Modungwa told the press yesterday that under the new regime, the authority would register and accredit both private and public education and training providers from early childhood to higher education.

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