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About BOU

Botswana Open University (BOU) is a result of the transformation of Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL). The transformation was the actualisation of the recommendation of the Tertiary Education Policy that a comprehensive national distance education institution be established. The institution would develop, offer and accredit university level programmes independently without being tied to collaborating partners.  Botswana Open University was developed to meet the growing local demand for ODL tertiary level programmes. Read More


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Our goal to train and develop our nation and to support our learners through continuous learning. E-learning at BOU is about ensuring that the institution continues to provide training and information to its learners anytime, any place, at any pace through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) systems.


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Executive Management

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Dr. D. Tau

Vice Chancellor - Botswana Open University

Dr Daniel Tau was the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the Botswan

Prof. F. Youngman

Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Services

Proffesor Frank Youngman worked at the University of Botswana from 197

Ms L. Lesetedi

Deputy Vice Chancellor – Corporate Services

Lesedi Lesetedi is the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Corporate Services for

Prof. K. H. Moahi

Deputy Vice Chancellor - Student Services

Professor Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi has been in the field of higher edu

Botswana Open University Commencement

A flashback to year 2017 during
commencement of BOU.



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