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1. Master of Education (M Ed) - Educational Leadership

The programme is relevant to individuals who have a degree qualification in education / training and has worked in an education or related field for not less than two years.

Entry Requirements:
It is recommended that ideal candidates for this programme possess or exhibit the following:
(i) Possesses a Bachelor’s degree, preferably education related.
(ii) Has worked in the education and/or training field for two or more years.
(iii) Is proficient in English, which is the language of instruction.
(iv) Is computer literate with access to internet connectivity.

Duration: Minimum 2 years, Maximum 4 years

Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Foundations of Educational Leadership.
The Culture of Leadership
Leading Curriculum Change
Research Methods for Educational Leaders
Leading Educational Change
Leading Educational Systems / The Future of Education in the Developing World
(Major Research Project)

 

2. CEMBA/CEMPA PROGRAMMES

The Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA (CEMBA/CEMPA) Programmes complement existing MBA/MPA programmes offered in the Commonwealth — to meet the demand for postgraduate management and public administration education.


The objectives of the CEMBA/CEMPA Programme are:
• To enable students in the Commonwealth countries where the Programmes are offered to obtain Master degrees in the areas of Business Administration and Public Administration, contributing to their professional growth and career advancement and to their countries’ development;
• To develop human resources in various aspects of the areas noted above; and
• To develop quality post-graduate programmes that can be implemented widely in Commonwealth countries and can be recognised across the Commonwealth.

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ENROLMENT PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS
JC and BGCSE (School Equivalency)
Registration Dates: 2nd February to 27th March 2015
First come first served


Requirements: Please go to your nearest Study Center with the following items

Registration Places: See a list of Community Study Centers in this leaflet.

1. Bring a certified copy of your last academic Certificate.
For JC entry we need a STD 7 pass up to C for beginners and a Junior Certificate (JC) certificate for up graders.
For Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE)
entry we need a JC pass up to C for beginners and a BGCSE /GCE certificate
for up graders.

2. Certified Copy of Omang for Batswana and a Passport for non-Batswana.
A proof of change of name or surname only if they differ from the academic certificate.

3. Fees:

Citizens Expatriates
Registration Fee - P20 once
JC - P45 per subject JC - P90
BGCSE - P60 per subject
Repeater JC - P50 per subject
Repeater BGCSE - P65 per subject
Post Office Transaction Fee P17.50
Post Office Trans action Fee P17.50
N.B.: Repeating Learners refers to those who have previously set the same
National examinations under BOCODOL.
Registration Fee - P40 once
BGCSE - P120
Repeater JC - P100
Repeater BGCSE - P130
Post Office Transaction Fee P17.50
Post Office Trans action Fee P17.50
N.B.: Repeating Learners refers to those who have previously set the same
National examinations under BOCODOL.


4. Payment:
All payment will be done at any POST OFFICE and a proof of payment (receipt) should be produced at the Study Center when collecting the workbooks.

Registration Times: From 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Registration Days: From Monday to Thursday ON LY.


COMMUNITY STUDY CENTERS (CSC) AND SATELLITE CENTRES


1 (a) Gaborone Region CSCs
Bonnington JSS - Gaborone
Gaborone SSS - Gaborone
Marang JSS - Gaborone
Kgale Hill JSS - Gaborone
Linchwe JSS - Mochudi
St Conrads Primary School - Ramotswa
Tshegetsang JSS - Molepolole
Morama JSS - Jwaneng
Montshiwa JSS - Pitsane
Letsopa JSS - Lobatse
Seepapitso SSS - Kanye
Mmanaana JSS - Moshupa
Mmonye Primary School - Mmankgodi
Tlokweng JSS - Tlokweng
Thamaga JSS - Thamaga
Mphuthe JSS - Letlhakeng
Mogoditshane JSS - Mogoditshane
Kopong JSS – Kopong
Bokamoso JSS - Gaborone
Chichi JSS - Molapowabojang


(b) Gaborone Region Satellite Centres
Kaudwane Primary School - Kaudwane
Maokane JSS - Jwaneng
Mamarabopa - Barolong Farms
Prison - Gaborone, Kanye & Lobatse


2. (a) Kang Region CSCs
Matsha BOCODOL Learning Centre - Kang
Itekeng JSS - Ghanzi
Lehutshelo JSS - Hukuntsi
Tsabong JSS - Tsabong
Maiteko JSS - Mabutsane
Rethuseng JSS - Charles Hill
Takatokwane Primary School - Takatokwane
Khakhea - Khakhea
Werda Primary School – Werda

(b) Kang Region Satellite Centres
Inalegolo - Inalegolo
Prison - Tsabong, Tshane & Gantsi
Bray Primary School – Bray
Ncojane Primary School – Ncojane

3. (a) Maun Region CSCs
Tsodilo JSS - Maun
Bonatla Primary School – Maun
Tshwaragano JSS  - Maun
Love Botswana - Maun
Rakops JSS - Rakops
Okavango JSS - Gumare
Shakawe JSS - Shakawe

(b) Maun Region Satellite Centres
Motopi Primary School - Motopi
Sehithwa Primary School - Sehithwa
Etsha 13 Primary School - Etsha 13
Prisons - Boro & Maun
Seronga JSS - Seronga
Gowa JSS - Gowa
Sepopa Primary School - Sepopa
Kumaga Kgotla - Kumaga
Moreomaoto Community Library – Moreomaoto
Zoroga Kgotla - Zoroga


4. (a) Palapye Region CSCs
Palapye JSS - Palapye
Mmaphula JSS - Palapye
Kgalemang JSS – Serowe
Serowe Brigade - Serowe
Ditsweletse JSS - Letlhakane
Makhubu JSS - Selebi Phikwe
Meepong JSS - Selibi Phikwe
Bobonong JSS - Bobonong
Parwe JSS - Mahalapye
Madiba Brigade - Mahalapye
Mosikari JSS - Machaneng
Maunatlala JSS - Maunatlala
Mopipi JSS - Mopipi
Shoshong Senior School - Shoshong
Orapa Learning Centre - Orapa
Makome JSS – Mmadinare

(b) Palapye Region Satellite Centres
Sefhare JSS - Sefhare

5. ( a) Francistown Region CSC s
Francistown SSS - Francistown
Selepa JSS - Francistown
Montsamaisa JSS - Francistown
Maruje JSS - Masunga
Dukwi JSS - Dukwi
Nxakato JSS - Sowa Town
Letlhabile JSS - Tonota
Tonata JSS – Tonota
Mc Connell College - Tutume
Moses Mengwe JSS - Maitengwe
Thamani JSS - Tshesebe
Chobe JSS - Kasane

(b) Francistown Region Satellite Centres
Skills-share - Dukwi Refugee Camp
Liswaani - Kachikau


Contact Numbers for Regional Managers

P/Bag BO 349
Bontleng
Gaborone
Tel: 3930017
Fax: 3930018
P/Bag 005
Palapye
Tel: 4924024
Fax: 4900343
P/Bag F32
Francistown
Tel: 2418383
Fax: 2414586
P/Bag 0394
Maun
Tel: 6865621
Fax: 6800581
P/Bag 006
Kang
Tel: 6517248
Fax: 651739

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
YEAR 2
Semester 1 Semester 3 Semester 5
Introduction To Entrepreneurship Business Communications Business Research
Principles Of Marketing Principles Of Management Team Management
The Business Environment Organizational Behaviour Strategic Planning
Business Management Accounting Financial Management
Semester 2
Semester 4
Semester 6
Introduction To Accounting Risk Management Business Law
Introduction To Computers Human Resource Management Projects Management
Business Plan Development Business Information Systems Mentoring, Coaching & Consulting
Semester 7
Research Project
Course Title
Year 1 - Semester 1
ACCT 102 Financial Accounting
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
MGT 102 Business Management
CSC 101 Communication and Scholarship
Semester 2
HRM 202 Human Resources Management
COMP 102 Management Information Systems
MKT 200 Principles of Marketing
LAW 101 Business Law 1
Year 2 - Semester 3
LAW 201 Business Law 2
STAT 102 Business Statistics
LIR 101 Introduction to Industrial and Labour Relations
ECON 204 Labour Economics
Semester 4
LAW 207 Labour Law
MGT 101 Management and Organisational Behaviour
HRM 303 Leadership in Organisations
LIR 201 Collective Bargaining
Year 3 - Semester 5
HRM 301 Training and Development
LIR 303 Negotiation in Conflict Management
LIR 102 Introduction to Industrial Psychology
HRM 302 Public Relations and Customer Care
Semester 6
RESM 401 Research Methods
ECON 306 Corporate Governance
HRM 304 Organisational Change and Development
Year 3 - Semester 5
DISS 402 Research Project
Total Credits

 

Year 1
Semester one
IECD in the Botswana Context
Foundations of Child Development
Care, Health, Nutrition and Safety for Young Children
Basic Computer Skills

Semester 1

Relationships and Communication with Children and Adults
Implementing and Protecting Children’s Rights through IECD Programming
Research Methods + Proposal
Field Experience/Portfolio

Year 2
Semester 1

  • IECD Practitioner: Personal and Continuous Professional Development
  • Project Work
  • Curriculum and Assessment Methods in IECD
  • Curriculum Studies: Early Literacy, Numeracy and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood

Semester 2

  • Working with Parents and the Community
  • Curriculum Studies:  Creative Artistic Development and the Social Cultural Worlds of Children
  • Field Practicum/Teaching Practice

BOCODOL fees are highly affordable. To get more information on the fees for the various programmes please contact any of the BOCODOL offices listed below;

BOCODOL Offices

P/Bag BO 349
Bontleng
Gaborone
Tel: 3930017
Fax: 3930018
P/Bag 005
Palapye
Tel: 4924024
Fax: 4900343
P/Bag F32
Francistown
Tel: 2418383
Fax: 2414586
P/Bag 0394
Maun
Tel: 6865621
Fax: 6800581
P/Bag 006
Kang
Tel: 6517248
Fax: 651739

The short courses are developed in response to direct requests by clients, as well as to results of surveys conducted by the College. The following courses have been developed and are available:  BOCODOL offers the following BOTA accredited short courses.

Duration Duration Course Level
 1. Customer Care  1 Week  Level 1)
 2. Financial Management for Non-Profit Making Organisation 1 Week Level 2)
 3. Public Relations  1 Week  Level 2)
 4. Curruculum Design  1 Week  Level 1)
 5. Leadership  1 Week  Level 3)
 6. Social Marketing  1 Week  Level 3)
 7. Strategic Planning 1 Week  Level 3)
 8. Development Entrepreneurial Skills  1 Week  Level 1)
 9. Training of Trainers 6 Weeks  Level 3)
 10. Project Management 6 Weeks  Level 3)

 

TRAINING CALENDER FOR SHORT COURSES 2014

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1. Bachelor of Commerce
(Human Resources and Industrial Relations)

The duration of the programme is 48 months (4years).The programme is offered in partnership and quality assured by the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU).The programme is currently only offered by the Francistown and Gaborone Regional Centres

Entry Requirements
At least five (5) passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a grade C or a better in both English and Mathematics OR
i. A certificate or Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Course Title                      Year 1 - Semester 1
ACCT 102 Financial Accounting
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
MGT 102 Business Management
CSC 101 Communication and Scholarship
Semester 2
HRM 202 Human Resources Management
COMP 102 Management Information Systems
MKT 200 Principles of Marketing
LAW 101 Business Law 1
Year 2 - Semester 3
LAW 201 Business Law 2
STAT 102 Business Statistics
LIR 101 Introduction to Industrial and Labour Relations
ECON 204 Labour Economics
Semester 4
LAW 207 Labour Law
MGT 101 Management and Organisational Behaviour
HRM 303 Leadership in Organisations
LIR 201 Collective Bargaining
Year 3 - Semester 5
HRM 301 Training and Development
LIR 303 Negotiation in Conflict Management
LIR 102 Introduction to Industrial Psychology
HRM 302 Public Relations and Customer Care
Semester 6
RESM 401 Research Methods
ECON 306 Corporate Governance
HRM 304 Organisational Change and Development
Year 3 - Semester 5
DISS 402 Research Project
Total Credits

 

2. Bachelor of Business and Entrepreneurship (BBE)

The duration of the programme is 48 months (4 years).

Entry Requirements
i.    At least five(5)passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a Grade C or better in both English and Mathematics
ii.    At least five at BGCSE and a certificate, preferably in Human Resources Management or any other business related course/Programme completed from a recognized institution.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
YEAR 2
Semester 1 Semester 3 Semester 5
Introduction To Entrepreneurship Business Communications Business Research
Principles Of Marketing Principles Of Management Team Management
The Business Environment Organizational Behaviour Strategic Planning
Business Management Accounting Financial Management
Semester 2
Semester 4
Semester 6
Introduction To Accounting Risk Management Business Law
Introduction To Computers Human Resource Management Projects Management
Business Plan Development Business Information Systems Mentoring, Coaching & Consulting
Semester 7
Research Project

 

3. Bachelor of Business Administration (leadership and Change Management)- BBA-LCM

The BBA – LCM is an applied and tiered bachelor’s programme offered at three levels, described as entry and exit points. The programme of study is broken down as follows:

Level 1: Certificate in Business Administration (Cert BA–LCM)

Level 2: Diploma in Business Administration (Dip BA–LCM)

Level 3: Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA–LCM)

Duration of Programme

The programme shall be conducted in semesters.

There will be two semesters in one calendar year. The minimum duration for the programme shall be three and a half years (seven semesters). The maximum period shall be eight years (sixteen semesters).

Entry Qualifications

To be admitted to the programme, the candidate must have satisfied the minimum conditions for entry outlined below

i. At least five (5) passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a Grade C or better in both English and Mathematics.

or,

ii. At least five (5) passes at BGCSE and a certificate, preferably in a Business Studies related course completed from a recognised institution.

Course Content

YEAR 1 - CERTIFICATE

1

LCME 101

Leadership, change management and entrepreneurship: Evolving notions

BC 102

Business Communications

OB 103

Organisational Behaviour

LO 104

Leadership in Organisations

2

LCM 105

Leadership and Change Models

PM106

 Principles of Management

ILCM 107

Implementing leadership and change management

RP 108

Research Project

YEAR 2- DIPLOMA

3

LCMS 201

Leadership and Change Management Styles

TM 202

Team Management

PAD 203

Power, Authority, and Decision-making

RM 204

Risk Management

4

BIS 205

Business Information Systems

LMBSC 206

Leading and Managing with the Balanced Score Card

AELCI 207

Assessment and Evaluation of Leadership and Change Management Initiatives

RP 208

Research Project

YEAR 3- BACHELOR OF LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

5

BBC 301

Building Buy-in to Change

MCC 302

Mentoring, Coaching, and Consulting

BRF 303

Building Resiliency and Flexibility

RD 304

Research and Development

6

LSM 305

Leadership and Social Marketing

LCPM 306

Leadership, Change, and Project Management

FCBE 307

Facets of change in the Botswana Environment

YEAR 4

7

D401

Dissertation

 

The duration for the Diploma programmes is 24 months. Learners who exit after 12 months, and successfully complete Part I will be awarded a certificate. The Diploma Programmes are quality assured by Zimbabwe Open University.


1.Diploma in Business Management

The programme is designed to introduce the learner to the concepts, issues and practices that are essential to Business Management.

Entry Requirement:
i.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with credits(Grade C or better)in Mathematics & English Language, OR
ii.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a certificate in Business Management or;
iii.    JC plus (5) five years relevant experience and a certificate in Business Management.


Course Content:
The programme consists of two parts each with 7 courses. Each of the two parts takes 12 months.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
Semester 1 Semester 1
 Principles of Management Business Statistics
 Organisational Behaviour  Economics II
 Business Communications Research Methods
 Economics I  Business Finance
   
 Semester 2 Semester 2
 Business Law Principles of Marketing
Principles of Accounting Taxation
Basic Computing Skills Business Information Systems
  Research Project (up to 5 000 words)

 

2. Diploma in Human Resources Management

The duration of the programme is 24 months. Learners who exit after 12 months, and successfully complete Part 1 will be awarded a certificate. The programme is quality assured by the Zimbabwe Open University. The programme is designed to introduce the learner to the concepts, issues and practices that are essential to Human Resources Management in business industry.

Entry Requirements   
i.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with credits(Grade C or better)in Mathematics and English Language, OR
ii.    At least 4 passes at BGCSE or equivalent with a Certificate in Human Resources Management OR
iii.    JC plus(5)five years relevant experience and a certificate or Human Resources Management 

Course Content:
The programme consists of two parts, of 7 courses each. Each of the two parts takes 12 months.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
 Semester 1 Semester 1
Principles of Management  Human Resources Development
Organisational Behaviour Compensation and Reward Systems
Business Communications  Research Methods
 Economics I Occupational Health and Safety
   
Semester 2 Semester 2
Labour Relations Strategic Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management Employment Law
Basic Computing Skills Business Information Systems
  Research Project (up to 5 000 words)

 

3. DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (IECD)
The minimum completion time is two (2) years.

Entry Requirement
i.    BGCSE or equivalent with two credits and a pass in English, OR
ii.    Relevant work experience and a pass in at least two subjects at BGCSE or its equivalent OR
iii.    Relevant work experience, JC and a Certificate in Early Childhood or equivalent,
iv.    Current employment in an Early Childhood setting will be an added advantage.

 
Course Title                                Year 1 - Semester 1
IECD in the Botswana Context
Foundations of Child Development
Care, Health, Nutrition and Safety for Young Children
Basic Computer Skills
Semester 2
Relationships and Communication with Children and Adults
Implementing and Protecting Children’s Rights through IECD Programming
Research Methods + Proposal
Field Experience/Portfolio
Year 2 - Semester 3
IECD Practitioner: Personal and Continuous Professional Development
Project Work
Curriculum and Assessment Methods in IECD
Curriculum Studies: Early Literacy, Numeracy and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood
Semester 4
Working with Parents and the Community
Curriculum Studies:  Creative Artistic Development and the Social Cultural Worlds of Children
Field Practicum/Teaching Practice

 

4. DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY EDUCATION (Distance Mode)

The minimum completion time is four (4) years.

NB: At the moment the programme is offered only to in-service teachers with Primary teaching Certificate (PTC)

Entry Requirements
i.    BGCSE or equivalent with two credits and a pass in English, OR
ii.    Relevant work experience and a pass in at least two subjects at BGCSE or its equivalent, OR
iii.    Relevant work experience, JC and a primary Teacher’s Certificate.

 

PART 1 PART 2
 Principle of Management Human Resources Development