DCEC investigates tertiary institutions

Rose Seretse
Rose Seretse

The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is investigating a number of tertiary institutions following a string of strikes by learners.

In response to Mmegi enquiries, the DCEC public relations officer Phakamile Kraai stated that the agency is currently investigating some issues, with some already completed.

A number of tertiary institutions have in the recent past experienced a fair share of protests relating to quality of education offered. This, coupled with some institutions accused of using unqualified lecturers, un-credited courses, unpaid allowances to low quality of food, has many wondering if there was some element of corruption in accrediting and regulation.

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