'Many Pre-School Teachers Not Qualified'

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SELEBI-PHIKWE: A workshop to roll out the pre-primary schools has revealed that majority of the privately owned preschool teachers are not qualified to teach and have not even obtained a permission to do so.

Principal education officer in Masunga Sub Region, Esther Nare explained to preschool teachers that it is a prerequisite to be accredited before going into class.

She said all the teachers have to submit their credentials to the regional education office where they are scrutinised and cleared with Botswana Qualifications Authority after establishing that they were trained by recognised institutions.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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