BQA Regulations Move to Protect Enrolled Learners

Botswana Qualifications Authority has moved to ensure that all learners at local registered and accredited Education and Training Providers are protected and enabled to graduate, even in cases when issues arise at the provider forcing it to discontinue the learning programme or to close down.

Education and Training providers applying for accreditation are required by law to design procedures and rules for the protection of enrolled learners; Learner Protection Policies, which they submit with the application for learning programme accreditation.

According to BQA, Manager Customer Service, Bakani Thothe, education providers are required to inform the learner of the detail of the programme to allow them to make informed decision. He further said that there should be provision for refund in instances where the ETP is unable, for whatever reason, to teach the learner until there complete.

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Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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