Poor results attributed to limited ECE

Standard One pupils: Did they go through Early Childhood Education?
Standard One pupils: Did they go through Early Childhood Education?

The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) has blamed poor examinations performance on limited access to Early Childhood Education (ECE).

Assistant minister of education Unity Dow told Parliament that low access to ECE had serious implications on school performances. She was delivering a review of MoESD’s past performance and priorities for the next financial year, as part of the ministry’s budget presentation, on Tuesday.

Dow added that unavailability of ECE was a great challenge for Botswana.

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