Teachers find little to celebrate on their Day

The possible categorisation of teaching as essential service and lack of consultations on major decisions in the sector, were troubling the minds of many as teachers marked International Teachers Day on Monday.

The Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) president, Kwenasebele Modukanele told Mmegi that their members in tertiary education are sidelined in decision-making. He cited the recent closure of the Francistown College of Education, which he said was improperly handled.

“The closure of our colleges of education without consulting important players like lecturers or their union representatives is problematic,” he said.

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