Teachers praised for hard work

Principal Education Secretary Thato Lesetedi (right), Botswana Book Project Director Ezekiel Zack Malenya (middle), and Mphuthe JSS head, Montshi Maifala.
Principal Education Secretary Thato Lesetedi (right), Botswana Book Project Director Ezekiel Zack Malenya (middle), and Mphuthe JSS head, Montshi Maifala.

Teachers celebrated their day of recognition, Teacher’s Day under the theme ‘Resilient Teacher Amidst COVID-19’ on Friday. While the national event was held in Maun, different regions and clusters also hosted regional commemorations.

One of the guest speakers at the commemoration held at Mputhe Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Letlhakeng, chairperson of the Scouts in the SADC region, Ezekiel Zack Malenya applauded teachers for the sacrifices they make to ensure that the nation is educated.

“It’s my pleasure to be addressing you on this special day. A day set aside to celebrate special people. A day to recognise people who are the torchbearers of our nation,” said Malenya, who is also the director of Botswana Book Project.

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