Teachers unmoved by SONA pronouncements

Teacher unions have trashed President Ian Khama’s State of the Nation address as a misdiagnosis of the education fraternity and a failure to present a true picture of the sector or usher in appropriate remedies.

Commenting on Monday’s address, Botswana Sectors of Educators’ Trade Union (BOSETU) secretary general, Tobokani Rari, said Khama failed to address pertinent issues bedevilling the sector.

“It was just a quiet speech. It doesn’t tell people what the milestones and the challenges are,” Rari said.  “The address is an opportunity for the President on behalf of the Executive to provide an account on what has been happening during the period under review. Khama did not live up to that moment.”

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