HDRC launches career guidance clinics

The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) says although students are exposed to local and external training institutions and programmes offered, they still make hurried decisions in selecting their career courses.

HRDC marketing communications manager, Faith Tuelo, revealed that a significant number of form five leavers attended the Botswana Tertiary Education Fair (BTEF) with the sole aim of applying for admission to higher learning. “It is evident that students might make haste career decisions without any informed decisions on education and career pathways by virtue of being offered on the spot admissions.

“Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions a person will ever make. Unfortunately, many students make career choices without much career guidance. Our education system should prepare the learners for choosing career paths,” she said.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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