Many Top Achievers unemployed

Students in class PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Students in class PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Since inception of the Top Achievers Programme in 2009, government has spent a total of P1.7 billion on 892 students and 45 out of the latter have failed to graduate with many still unemployed.

The Top Achievers Programme aims to motivate young people to excel in their studies, gain recognition and learn at prestigious institutions locally and abroad.

It gives students access to higher education so they can help contribute to the economic development and diversification of Botswana.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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