Tau rues unimplemented revised education policy

Botswana Open University Vice Chancellor Dr Daniel Tau giving the keynote address during the brand launch in Francistown PIC: OBAKENG SETLHARE
Botswana Open University Vice Chancellor Dr Daniel Tau giving the keynote address during the brand launch in Francistown PIC: OBAKENG SETLHARE

FRANCISTOWN: The Vice Chancellor of Botswana Open University (BOU) Dr Daniel Tau says the country could be far in human resources skills base and development had the Botswana’s Revised National Policy on Education (RNPE) of 1994 implemented.

RNPE of 1994 represents the country's response to globalisation and it is a blueprint that was meant to produce self-programmable learners for an economy undergoing rapid transformation. 

Speaking during BOU’s brand launch at the Francistown Regional Campus recently, Tau said RNPE is a panacea to the problems besieging the country’s education system such as the low pass rates; both at the upper and lower levels of the education system, which have been on a downward spiral for many years. 

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