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STEP SUPPORTS TEVETA IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) is supporting Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) in planning and implementation of entrepreneurship training for a total of 80 entrepreneurship training instructors. The instructors are from National Technical Colleges, Community Technical Colleges and Community Skills Development Centers. The training programme

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BURSARY PROGRAMME TO EMPOWER VULNERABLE WOMEN & GIRLS ECONOMICALLY

Women and girls that are participating in the STEP bursary programme being implemented by Students Driven Solution (SDS) at Mitundu in Lilongwe say the programme will help to empower them economically. Clara Banda from Traditional Authority Chiseka and Patricia Chisale from Traditional Authority Chingala are some of the learners that

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TEVET SECTOR SHOULD RESPOND TO PRIVATE SECTOR DEMANDS-EUROPEAN UNION

The European Union has expressed the need for the TEVET sector to critically respond to the demands of the private sector. Social Sectors and Infrastructure Team Leader for the EU delegation, Virginie Lafleur-Tighe, said this during a TEVET stakeholders meeting in Lilongwe on 4th July, 2019 where Skills and Technical

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TEVET COLLEGE PRINCIPALS TRAINED IN DECENTRALIZATION

College principals for the Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational Education and Training (TEVET) sector have been trained in decentralization. The Department of Technical and Vocational Training (DTVT) conducted the training in response to stakeholders’ request to decentralize governance and management of public TEVET institutions. Consultants from Niagara College and Eastern and Southern

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PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES IN MCHINJI TO LEARN VOCATIONAL SKILLS

Over 25 people with disabilities in Mchinji District will learn vocational skills through the STEP bursary programme run by Development and Integration of Persons with Disabilities (DIPD) with funding from European Union. The vocational skills that will be taught are bakery, tailoring, hair dressing salon, cell phone repair and barbershop

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STAKEHOLDERS TRAINED TO USE HUMAN CENTRED DESIGN TO END GBV IN TEVET COLLEGES

Representatives from 14 technical colleges across the country have learnt participatory arts techniques to end gender based violence in their colleges. The three-day workshop took place at the Malawi Institute of Management in Lilongwe. “This was an immersive engagement with the instructors, students and principals from TEVET colleges. It’s part

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48 STEP BURSARY HOLDERS GRADUATE FROM SAM’S TRAINING VILLAGE

Forty-eight STEP bursary holders have graduated from Sam’s Training Village under Landirani Trust, after completing their training in carpentry and joinery, basic electronics, solar installation and repairs and tinsmithing. The students started their lessons in February this year and graduated on June 6, 2019. This is the second cohort of

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TEVETA REVIEWS THE TEVET ENTREPRENEURSHIP CURRICULUM

Stakeholders in the TEVET sector are at the moment reviewing the TEVET entrepreneurship curriculum aimed at equipping young graduates with entrepreneurship skills. Entrepreneurship was incorporated in the TEVET Sector because not everyone who undergoes skills training will get employed in a company. The essence of the entrepreneurship training within TEVET

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