World Bank urges in-service teacher training

The World Bank has recommended a large-scale in-service teacher training and support programme to help the country’s public education sector to become more student-focused.

The recommendations are contained in a new report on critical education reforms in Botswana launched yesterday. The report, entitled ‘Job-ready Graduates of Secondary Education in Botswana, Lesotho and Zambia’, states that by shifting the responsibility for learning to students, teachers can significantly improve their students’ acquisition of 21st century skills. 

The report notes that Botswana ought to substantially revive the in-service teacher training programme as part of the implementation of a competency-based curriculum. 

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