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Name: Mr. Masego I. Mokubung
Ministry of Education
Address: Private Bag 005
Gaborone
Phone: 267-3655401
Fax: 267-3655458
E-mail: mmokubung@gov.bw



REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA
NATIONAL EDUCATION FOR ALL (EFA2000)
COUNTRY REPORT
NATIONAL COORDINATOR: MASEGO I. MOKUBUNG
Ministry of Education / Private Bag 005 / Gaborone
Tel: 267-3655401 / Fax: 267-3655458 / e-mail mmokubung@gov.bw
REPORT WRITER: KATHLEEN M. LETSHABO (Dr)
Tel: 267-3552923 / e-mail letshabo@noka.ub.bw


TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I Descriptive Section

BACKGROUND

1.0 Introduction

1.1 The National Policy on Education, 1977

1.2 The Revised National Policy on Education, 1994

1.3 The EFA Forum and EFA 2000 Assessment Initiative

2.0 Education for All Goals and Targets

2.1 Goals and Targets Expansion of Early Childhood Care for the 1990s

2.2 Goals and Targets for Universal Access to Primary Education for the 1990s

2.3 Goals and Targets Improvement in Learning and Achievement

2.4 Goals and Targets for Reduction in Adult Illiteracy for the 1990s

2.5 Goals and Targets for Acquisition and Expansion of Skills in the 1990s

2.6 Goals and Targets for Disadvantaged Populations in the 1990s

3.0 EFA Strategy and Plan of Action

3.1 Strategy for Pre-primary Education

3.2 EFA Strategy for Primary Education

3.3 EFA Strategy for Achievement of Learning

3.4.EFA Strategy for Reducing Illiteracy

3.5 EFA Strategy for Provision of Essential Skills

3.6 EFA Strategy for Education of the Disadvantaged Populations

4.0 EFA Decision-making and Management

5.0 Co-operation in EFA

6.0 Investment in EFA since 1990

PART II - Analytic Section

7.0 Early Childhood Care and Development

7.1 Baseline Description on ECCD before 1990

7.2 Progress Towards ECCD Goals and Targets

7.3 General Assessment of Progress on ECCD

7.4 Effectiveness of the ECCD Strategy

7.5 Main Problems of ECCD

8.0 Universal Primary and Basic Education

8.1 Baseline Description on Universal Access to Basic Education before 1990

8.1.1 The Primary Level

8.1.2 The Junior Secondary Level

8.2 Progress Towards Basic Education Goals and Targets

8.2.1 Intake and Enrolment Rates

8.2.2 Internal Efficiency of the Primary School System

8.2.3 Primary School Teachers

               Primary School Teachers: cont.

8.2.4 Education Expenditure

9.0 Improvement in Learning Achievement

9.1 Baseline description for Improvement in Learning and Achievement

9.2 Progress Towards Goals and Targets on Learning Achievement

9.3 Assessment of Progress Towards Improvement of Learning Outcomes

9.4 Main problems encountered

10.0 Reduction of Adult Illiteracy

10.1 Baseline description for Reduction of Adult Illiteracy

10.2 Progress Towards Goals and Targets of Increasing Adult Illiteracy

11.0 Expansion of Training in Essential Skills

11.1 Baseline description for Training in Essential Skills

11.2 Progress Towards Goals and Targets for Training in Essential Skills

12.0 Education for disadvantaged populations

12.1 Baseline description of education services for disadvantaged populations

12.2 Progress on education services for disadvantaged populations

12. 2. 1 Children with learning Disabilities

12. 2. 2 Children of cultural minories

12. 2. 3 School Dropouts

12.3 General Assessment of Progress on Education for All (EFA)

PART III Prospects

13.0 Introduction

13.1 Policy Direction and Strategies for ECCD

13.2 Policy Direction and Strategies for Basic Education

13.3 Policy Direction and Strategies for Achievement of Learning

13.4 Policy Direction and Strategies for Reducing Illiteracy

13.5 Policy Direction and Strategies for Providing Youth with Essential Skills

13.6 Policy Direction and Strategies Education of Disadvantaged Populations

14.0 Conclusion