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Haskins Nkaigwa (Gaborone North) Asked the Minister of Education and Skills Development, Unity Dow if there were any plans to reduce the tertiary education funding cut off points from 36 to 30 to accommodate more students funded by Government for tertiary education.

Access to Education and Skills Training at post secondary level target transition into Tertiary (universities and colleges), Technical and Vocational Education and Training (technical colleges and brigades) institutions. These institutions admit and enroll, students for programmes ranging from certificate to degree and postgraduate levels. Government through the Ministry currently provides sponsorship to qualifying students as follows:

1. Subventions to Technical and Vocational Institutions through

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Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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