Too much rhetoric, little actions on Pres Masisi’s promises, BOSETU

Winston Radikolo PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Winston Radikolo PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As we celebrate the country’s independence, government should seriously reflect on its elections commitment of attaining a knowledge - based economy.

Government should introspect and account to the electorates and the public as to how far this commitment has been pursued. As BOSETU, our view is that there has been more rhetoric and lip service than deeds towards this noble course. As we have always agitated for, our education system needs to be revolutionized and drastically turned around, so that it practically responds to the current dynamics of the economy.

As we celebrate the 55th independence of Republic, we need to point out that our education system needs to shed away the colonial costume that it is dressed on and adopt a new costume that would respond to the current needs of the economy. As a country we need to open real education alternative pathways for our children in an endeavor to have the economy of the country driven by different sectors if we are to achieve a knowledge - based economy. We need to do that by having different academies of different sectors to channel our students towards. These would include among others, building the following sector academies; sports and culture, vocational, scientific, hotel, catering and tourism, agriculture, technology and IT, etc.

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