New Era committed to offering skills necessary needed in market


Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) president, Lekwalo Mosianyane, has expressed concern over what he termed a mismatch of technical skills in the labour market.

Speaking at the inaugural graduation of New Era College in Gaborone yesterday, he said one factor was that supply of skills is not driven by demand from industry but on what institutions offer.

“Industry must come to the fore and present its requirements as well as implement the research, while Academia must research the necessary innovations and the Government as part of this trilogy, must facilitate the research with funding, policy formulation, regulation and monitoring,” he 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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