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Global libraries botswana

  1. 1. TIRO SETHATE Team BotswanaTraining Programme
  2. 2. BOTSWANA DEMOGRAPHICS Population of about 2million, size of Texas Working population of about 400 thousand GDP: 11 400 Billion dollars Official Language: English and Setswana Currency? A total of 98 libraries Project covering 68 libraries 3 years into the project So far 26 libraries already covered by the project First training done by training Specialist
  3. 3. SESIGO TRAINING •268 library staff members trained Sesigo Project • 32 DOSET facilitators • 17167usersTraining Specialist Outsourced ICT trained Trainers • 2 HOS training sessions held DOSET •ICT contractor Librarians appointed, offering facilitators ICDL based curriculum withDOSET learners Other Library Staff online self paced training Members of the public
  4. 4. HOS ACTIVITIES
  5. 5. SUCCESS First level training done at all the libraries with computers Partnership with MoESD on track DOSET facilitators now training their learners and members of the public Training beneficiaries sharing testimonials and showing off skills acquired from training Other government departments see value in training and send their staff for training
  6. 6. CHALLENGES Maintenance too slow to enable other activities Libraries with training labs still under construction DOSET learners are disadvantaged by library opening hours Staff turnover and promotions takes away trained staff members 3 libraries closed for maintenance Members of public also want certificates to use when applying for jobs
  7. 7. VISION OF SUCCESS me ..... I can do it...computers Watch me
  8. 8. LIBRARY STAFF EXCITED ABOUT TRAINING
  9. 9. WILLING COMMUNITY LEADERS
  10. 10. EXCITED FUTURE LEADERS
  11. 11. NTELETSA PROJECT
  12. 12. CHALLENGES
  13. 13. SPACE... AND LINK TO THE WORLD •Community owned •Poor farming communities •Govt not happy with standards
  14. 14. CLOSURE OF LIBRARIES
  15. 15. LITERACY, ESP ON OLDER FOLKS
  16. 16. BUDGET CUT ISSUES
  17. 17. Thank you tiro@achap.org www.sesigo.org.bw

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