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The Botswana Qualifications Authority Chief Executive Officer, Mr Abel Modungwa on the 27th January 2017 meet the student leadership; The National Student Representative Council and the National Student Union. He updated them on the transition and explained the objectives of the reforms. “The emphasis is on improving quality, relevance, access and equity to address challenges of job-skills mismatch.



 The Botswana Qualifications Authority  Chief Executive Officer Mr Abel Modungwa and his Management Team on the 24 January 2017 hosted Media to update them on transition to the new BQA Regulations and to brief them on the objectives/ value add of the reforms   

The reforms, it was explained, are to develop a common quality assurance platform:

·         to avoid duplication

·          address fragmentation

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BQA develops Transition Guide

The Authority has developed this Transition Guide to assist Education and Training Providers (ETPs), Awarding Bodies, Assessors and Moderators, Trainers and all other stakeholders to understand the transition into the new regulatory framework.  The requirements of the new regulations are detailed in the criteria and guidelines documents (i.e.

NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS- BQA closing during Christmas and New Year Holidays

Botswana Qualifications Authority wishes to inform its valued stakeholders and the general public that its offices will be closed from the 21st of December 2016 and will re-open on the 4th January 2017.The Board, Management and Staff wishes the people of Botswana a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

Provision of Services Effective on the 04th January, 2017

The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) informs its stakeholders and the general public that all its key Regulations have now been gazetted.The Authority will therefore, effective 04 January 2017, resume provision of the following services:

BQA Regulations Gazetted

The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) is a parastatal established by the Botswana Qualifications Authority Act, No 24 of 2013, to:
a) provide for and maintain the National Credit and Qualifications Framework (NCQF)
b)  coordinate the education, training and skills development quality assurance system, from early childhood to tertiary level (lifelong learning).

To facilitate these the following set of Regulations have been gazetted effective 17th June 2016:

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Pre–establishment of the Botswana Qualifications Authority

Public Notice Suspension of Services

The Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) would like to inform its stakeholder and the general public that the BQA Regulations were gazetted on 17 June 2016. The Regulations are as listed below:

1. Botswana Qualifications Authority (Fees) Regulations, 2016.
2. Botswana Qualifications Authority (Registration and Accreditation of Assessors and Moderators) Regulations, 2016.
3. Botswana Qualifications Authority (Registration and Accreditation of Education and Training Providers) Regulations, 2016.