New strategy promises kiss of life for education

Unity Dow Pic Kabo Mpaetona
Unity Dow Pic Kabo Mpaetona

The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) Tuesday launched the Education and Training Strategic Sector Plan (ETSSP), whose proponents say will breathe life into the ailing public education sector.

Education minister Unity Dow said that the ETSSP was born from ‘a comprehensive situational analysis in 2012,’ which diagnosed deficiencies in the entire education sector.

Dow said the study focused on low academic performance at all levels, quality and relevance of education, professional teacher development and education management among others.

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