Days are numbered for automatic progression


A shake up of the education system is brewing after legislators approved an amended motion, which sought to end automatic progression of learners on Friday.

Moved by the Mogoditshane MP, Sedirwa Kgoroba, the motion sought to abolish automatic promotion of learners at all levels from Standard One to Form Five.

Assistant Education Minister, Unity Dow amended the original motion to read: “that government implements recommendation 23 of the Revised National Policy on Education, which abolishes automatic promotion and replaces it with assessed progression”.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up