BQA countrywide tour a huge success - The Bulletin

Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 09:15

 

BQA 2017 ROADSHOWS

The objectives of the tour were to create awareness on the reforms in the education and training sector, educate stakeholders on the BQA mandate, solicit stakeholder buy-in into the new system, and encourage community leaders, parents, sponsors, employers and learners to be vigilant and enroll only in BQA accredited Education and Training Providers (ETPs), for accredited learning programmes. Read More

HIGHLIGHTS

The self-taught to get formal recorgnition;

(BQA) has assured Batswana that it is working on a Na- tional Recognition of Prior Learning Policy that will guide the process by which an individual’s knowledge and experience, irrespective of how it was obtained, will be compared with the learn- ing outcome or unit standard required for a specific qualifi- cation. The candidate who passes the assessment will be certificated. This will benefit people who possess some skills but do not have formal qualifications....Read more

Balete royal engages BQA on their new mandate

“..Kgosi Tsimane Mokgosi said he appreciated the work of Botswana Qualifications Authority and called on Balete to take home the messages delivered during the day. He said issues of education are significant and cross-cutting. Kgosi Mokgosi enquired if it was possible for initiation schools and traditional dance to be accredited by BQA…read more

BQA also engaged students union 

The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) has also roped in the Botswana National Union of Students (BONUS) and Student Representative Councils. BQA recognises learners as primary stakeholders hence the constant engagements. Engaging learners on the new system, BQA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abel Modungwa highlighted that the new system caters for protection of enrolled learners….read More

 

Download the full Bulletin here..