Govt commits to improving distant eduction
13 December, 2007
MAUN – Government is committed to improving the out-of-school education to promote learning and skills for young people and adults, says Assistant Minister of Education, Mr Peter Siele.
Officiating at the graduation ceremony of Non Formal Education, standard seven class of 2006/07 in North West region, Mr Siele said Non- formal Education had grown and it continued to grow, adding that his ministry was committed to its enhancement.
“To address the disadvantage that the out-of-school learners experience in the School Primary Leaving Examination (PLSE), my Ministry is developing an adult basic education programme that is equivalent in quality to the Primary School Leaving Examination,” he said.
Mr Siele said the implementation of the adult basic education programme was important because through it, Botswana would fulfill the education-for-all of “Promoting learning and skills for young people and adults,” as espoused in the Millennium Development Goals.
The programme will require facilitators who are [continue reading]