It is the worst trying circumstances for final year candidates

It is the worst trying circumstances for final year candidates
It is the worst trying circumstances for final year candidates

BOSETU says the  2020 exams  candidates  are  writing the ex-aminations under difficult and trying circumstances.” you will recall that there had been some intermittent lock downs, the first being for the whole country lasting a month, the second and third lockdowns being for greater Gaborone, resulting in stu-dents losing out on learning, syllabus not run efficiently , mean-ing students are faced with the situation whereby  they sit for exams without having adequately covered the syllabus”, ob-served the Secretary General, Tobokani Rari.

BOSETU says when the schools reopened, and had to practice social distancing in classrooms, with  other classes being held in the afternoons, the result was that the time that teachers and students traditionally used for remedial works and enrichment activities as well as assisting practical subjects students to finish their course works, were no longer there.

 “As a results many schools end up  submitting  course works and artifacts that are sub-standard because they were done  in a hurry and not ably assisted;  added to the fact that syllabus was not adequately covered; so all in all students are taking the ex-ams under very trying circumstances”.

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