Teacher Unions Renew School Closure Call

Gotlamang Oitsile PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Gotlamang Oitsile PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Whilst government has commended teachers for their commitment to work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, labour unions have made fresh calls for schools to be closed temporarily as more teachers could lose their lives.

The latest call to close schools was made during the National Teachers’ Day celebrations in Gaborone on Friday.

Speaking on behalf of teacher trade unions, the Botswana Teachers Union president, Gotlamang Oitsile said they are concerned that the government has sent teachers back to school before the pandemic is brought under control.

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