BCP encourages tribalism


I have been following the debate around the use of the mother tongue as a language of instruction in classrooms raised by the Botswana Congress Party. The BCP’s must first think before going public about this plan in case they are elected into power.

* If the policy was to work, then all ethnic languages in Botswana should be published so that textbooks written in all local languages are made available.

* The major challenge will be lack of textbooks, trained teachers and a mixture of pupils in a class of different tribes in a school.

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