Principal secretary for education, Tieho Mamasiane, said the government was fully committed to ensuring quality service delivery hence the review of structure is of paramount importance and include all teachers irrespective of their different unions. The move has been embraced by Thokoane Matete, executive secretary for Lesotho Union of Teachers (LUT) saying “career and salary structure review are important since they are the root causes of all current problems regarding teachers.” Matate called upon all teachers' unions to fully support the exercise which he hoped will bring about positive change in the teaching service.
Jan. 31, 2019 3 min read
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A consultancy that is going to deal with review of structures within the public sector which include teaching service has been officially announced by principal secretary for public service, Khahliso Lesenya recently. Addressing the media in Maseru last week Wednesday, Lesenya said the coalition government has directed that the public service through Public Sector Modernisation Project should kick start restructuring of the public sector, which would also deal teachers’ salary and career structures as national priorities. AH Consultancy, a company from Uganda, which would include local expertise, “will also help Lesotho find sustainable solution to teachers' grievances regarding their salary and help manage the wage bill of civil servants as a whole.”