Ex-Shakawe students in sluggish response to exam re-sits

Students at a Gaborone school, their agemates in Shakawe were not very lucky
Students at a Gaborone school, their agemates in Shakawe were not very lucky

Only 178 former Shakawe Senior Secondary School (SSS) students have registered for the special dispensation extended to the over 600 former students by the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD).

Out of the 624 students who registered for the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) last year, only 16 qualified to be accepted into tertiary institutions, the ministry has said.

The school registered the worst performance in the country, with a 7.48 percent pass rate, leading the Education ministry to extend the special dispensation allowing the students to register to re-sit their examinations later this year through the Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL).

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