Examination Mess Of 2011 May Repeat, BTU Warns

A repeat of the 2011 mess, which saw teachers boycott invigilation and submission coursework and marks, may be about to repeat itself, according to the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU).

Teachers have been instructed not to submit course work as well as to stay away from invigilating classes during the 2015 examinations, after the Ministry of Education and Skills Development announced there will be no payment for invigilation and coursework.

“We do not know how this year the examinations will be administered.  The only advise we have given our members is not to submit marks for coursework, and not to invigilate (during the examinations),” Ibo Kenosi, the Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) secretary general told The Monitor.

Editor's Comment
Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

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