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.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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