MoESD, BTU resolves pending issues

The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) and Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) recently met and came up with recommendations they have referred to the employer.

The two parties made joint recommendations to the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) to advise them. The MoESD public relation officer, Silas Sehularo confirmed that they had met with teachers’s union and jointly made recommendations to DPSM. “We usually meet with our partners regularly to discuss issues that concern teachers, students among others. “Yes, we indeed met on June 15th and made some recommendations to DPSM and they (DPSM) would advise and give us the way forward on the matter,” he said. WSome of the recommendations are that Senior Teachers with responsibilities should be restored into the scheme of service and be pitched at the salary scale of D4.

Senior Teachers without responsibility be termed Senior Teacher II and be pitched at the salary scale of C2.

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