Delay in passing BEC Amendment Bill blocking transformation

Dr. Tsonope
Dr. Tsonope

The delay by Parliament to pass the BEC Amendment Bill is cited as the main stumbling block in the transformation of Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) into a high performance national examinations and assessment authority.

In his remarks in the BEC Annual Report 2014-2015 for the year ended March 2015 the BEC Board Council chairman Dr Joseph Tsonope said that among the challenges that made the organisation to come short of fully implementing its strategy has been “the ordinate delay in the approval of the BEC Amendment Bill”.

He said this has created frustration at the BEC as it has put on hold the transformation of the council into a national assessment authority.

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