Opinions

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Professionalising education

Last week the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) announced the Lesotho General Certificate of Secondary Education’s (LGCSE) results. The results represent the climax of the twelve-year school curriculum exposer.

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The middle class have failed us

As is now well-known, recently, different groups of our rulers decided to protect themselves and their families against Covid-19 before everybody else while people are falling sick and dying; they

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Coalition politics are bad for development

This could be the shortest opinion piece I’ve written for thepost thus far. I mistakenly forgot my computer charger behind when travelling to Lesotho last week and started typing with

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Literature and reality

“The shadows are long on the valley’s floor, and the evening beckons with its lulling songs of ancient folktales sung around fires, it is not the time to mourn, it

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The ABC blew its chance

Political instability = zero investment + high unemployment. This may not be the best of macro-economic formulas but it could make a bit of sense under the current political madness.

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Bringing the spark back to schools

Let your light shine. These are the words that enshrine the motto of my alma mater, Peka High School. Unfortunately, the light of this great school has ceased to shine.

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Academic leadership, curriculum and pedagogy

In my article: ‘Quality Assurance in higher education: whose quality’ I introduced concepts such as: ‘massification’ and ‘de-elitism’ in our higher education, resulting from increased university education access. Increasing access

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Quality assurance: whose quality?

Lesotho sees higher education as critical to socio-economic growth. It also sees higher education as critical if a country is to be competitive in an increasingly globalised knowledge society. It

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A Mosothocentric curriculum

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed Lesotho’s higher education’s inability to cope with the demands of the 21st century. Your article, ‘NUL Senate backs Mosito’ that describes a conflict between the

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Church and politics in Lesotho

Lesotho’s constitution provides for religious freedom. Basotho are predominantly Christian, with diverse denominations. There are smaller religious affiliations, Muslims, Hindus, Baha’i, and indigenous religions. Banchof’s the World Faith Dialogue, states