Doctor of Education (EdD, educational leadership and management), - University of Bristol, UK, Master of Education (educational management and policy), University of Manchester, UK,
Bachelor of Arts (Humanities), University of Botswana, Botswana.
Dr Bolelang C. Pheko is a Senior Lecturer and the Head of Department for Educational Foundations at the University of Botswana. She holds a Doctor of Education (EdD) from the University of Bristol; MEd (Training and Development) from the University of Manchester; B.A (Humanities) from the University of Botswana and Diploma in Secondary Education (DSE) from the University of Botswana and Swaziland. Her areas of specialization and research are; educational leadership and management, training and development, educational planning, strategic management in education, educational changes and their impact on educational leadership and management, skills acquisition for educational leaders and managers, effective schools, effective teaching and learning, quality education and globalization in the education sector. She has published extensively in internationally refereed journals and contributed chapters to books. She has written two reading texts. She served as the Chairperson of their Board of Directors for the Botswana Housing Corporation and Moeding College. She is the former Assistant Registrar Academic Affairs. She also actively participated in the restructuring of the University of Botswana’s administration
My teaching areas are around the following: introduction to management theories, leadership theories and their applications. educational planning, educational policy and national development, training and development of leaders, strategic management in education, globalization in education, change management and innovation in education
My research areas are: educational leadership and management, training and development, educational planning, strategic management in education, educational changes and their impact on educational leadership and management, skills acquisition for educational leaders and managers, effective schools, effective teaching and learning, quality education and globalization in the education sector.
Some of the areas are: Instructional supervision, implementation of performance management system in Botswana’s schools, the relationship between truancy and academic performance of students, Induction for newly appointed school heads, implementation of Pastoral care policy, parental Involvement and its impact on their children’s academic performance, factors associated with Teacher Burnout, teachers’ compensation, leadership skills.
Pheko, B.C.,Bathuleng, T.B and Kgosidialwa, K (2018). Challenges facing new primary Head teachers in Botswana, International Journal of Educational Sciences, 22 (1-3), 26-36
Pheko, B.C., Dioka, C & Batsalelwang K.J. (2018). Mentoring as a strategy to improve female access to secondary school leadership in Botswana. Mosenodi: Journal of the Botswana Research Association, 21, No.21, 1-15. ISSN 1021-559X
Pheko. B.C., Mosothwane, M & Pilane, S. (2015). Factors Associated with teacher burnout in some Gaborone secondary schools in Botswana, Journal of Education and Practice, (36), 186-198. ISSN 2222-1735
Pheko, B.C., (2013). Policy and Plans in the Development of Pre-primary Education in Botswana, Journal of Educational Review, 5, (4) –563-567
Pheko. B.C. (2010). A conflict between aims and outcomes: comparison of one cohort’s primary school leaving examinations and junior certificate results 2003 & 2006, Journal of Social Sciences, (3), 2