IDM COVID-19 impact on higher learning webinar


With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic came the emergence of the ‘new normal’, which called for a paradigm shift in educational trends and provisions. As a result, forward-looking educational institutions are taking radical measures to revamp their systems to remain relevant to the ‘new normal’ and the anticipated future.

The Institute of Development Management (IDM) last week brought together educationists in Botswana and around the world to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on tertiary education. Facilitated by the Human Resource and Organisational Development programme under the theme Impact of COVID-19 on higher education; challenges and prospects for the future. IDM invited experts and practitioners in higher education to engage in a cross-fertilisation of ideas on mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on higher education learning environments during the crisis.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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