Management Issues in the Botswana Adult Basic Education Program: A Case Study

Management Issues in the Botswana Adult Basic Education Program: A Case Study

Oitshepile MmaB Modise (University of Botswana, Botswana)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8589-5.ch004
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Abstract

This chapter is a case study analysis of the management of the Adult Basic Education Program in Botswana. The chapter focuses on management issues in the ABEP program using two districts as a case study. The case study examined management issues faced by those implementing the program. The findings reveal that while the program has undergone several comprehensive structural changes, the reality on the ground has remained the same and worsened in some areas. The program faces a problem of lack of resources such as office accommodation, office furniture, and transport to effectively run the activities of the program. The lack of transport leads to poor supervision, late payment of facilitators and at times to cancellation of planned program activities. Responses were consistent in the two districts to suggest there are some wide ranging issues that probably affect all parts of the program.

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