n South African Journal of Education - Teacher perceptions of the effectiveness of teacher appraisal in Botswana

Volume 26, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-0100
  • E-ISSN: 2076-3433



The major aim of teacher appraisal is to develop teachers in order to improve their delivery in schools. The effectiveness o f the process of teacher appraisal is, however, dependent on the perceptions of the teachers themselves. Since the expansion of the education system of Botswana in the 1970s and 1980s, as a result of the cardinal reforms, there has been concern about quality. One of the quality assurance measures introduced was teacher appraisal. The current teacher appraisal scheme in Botswana was introduced in 1992 as a non-threatening, valid, and extensive system to develop the individual and the school.

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