Tertiary education funding to be overhauled

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Government will continue with its current tertiary education financing scheme through the provision of grants and loans, although the sustainability of the funding model is threatened, education authorities have said.

According to the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) chief executive officer, Dr Patrick Molutsi, the country needs to overhaul the entire tertiary education system for efficiency and value for investment.

Molutsi told Mmegi recently that the current funding model would continue in the meantime, even as speculation of a novel cost-sharing structure for 2015 run wild through the student community.

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