Unemployed graduates decry nepotism, corruption in teachers' hiring

Unemployed teachers at press Conference.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Unemployed teachers at press Conference.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The teaching sector is currently battling with the influx of unemployed graduate teachers who are now accusing the higher powers of hiring some on 'I know you' basis.

The sector that has been for years marred with controversy, especially with the declining students performance seems to not catch a break as the graduates are now taking a stand against the government.

A new movement, going under tagline ‘Unemployment graduates teachers’ has decided to stand and petition those responsible for the sector mess. The movement chairperson, Kesaobaka Ditshike says lack of recruitment procedures have created an environment where graduates are hired unfairly.

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