Private companies to construct teachers houses

BOROLONG: The Ministry of Education Skills and Development (MoESD) is toying around with an idea of partnering with private companies to construct accommodation for teachers.

The houses will be constructed in open spaces around schools by companies at their own cost. The ministry will then rent the houses with a view of owning them permanently once the companies have recovered construction costs and made profit.

Education assistant minister, Moiseraela Goya said that the idea to engage companies is still at its infancy. Goya revealed this recently when addressing the school management and Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Tlhalogang Junior Secondary School (JSS) here. 

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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