BTU halts corporal punisment

BTU Secretary General Agang Gabana speaking at press conference PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BTU Secretary General Agang Gabana speaking at press conference PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Teachers have through the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) called for a halt of corporal punishment in schools.

This emerged at the BTU media briefing and stakeholder engagement on the thorny issue of corporal punishment. On Monday, the BTU held a media briefing, where they engaged other stakeholders about issues such as corporal punishment.

The BTU secretary-general, Agang Gabana revealed that they have teachers that are on the wrong side law and some are appearing before the court for administering corporal punishment.

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