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GOVERNMENT PROMOTES TECHNICAL EDUCATION

The Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, says the government is implementing various initiatives to encourage the country’s youth to choose technical education. Christina Mkutumula, Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the ministry says some of the initiatives are; the construction of modern community technical colleges and skills development

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TECHNICAL SKILLS CRUCIAL TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-STEP

The European Union (EU) is funding the Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) which is partially implemented by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Arthur Shears is STEP Team Leader and he explains: What is STEP all about? The main objective of STEP is to empower the

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STEP HOLDS TEVET STAKEHOLDER CAPACITY BUILDING MEETING

The European Union (EU) funded Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) conducted stakeholders’ workshop in Lilongwe aimed at strengthening stakeholder capacity to understand, analyse and discuss policy issues in the TEVET sector. The Director of Technical and Vocation training in the Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Aubrey

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ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AT TEVET COLLEGES THROUGH THE ARTS

Gender-based violence (GBV), which includes consent and sexual harassment, are overlooked and frequently go unreported due to poor systems, lack of knowledge, or lack of understanding of the full scope of the issue. As a result, people are unaware of far reaching physical, psychological, and emotional damage that a victim

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CHIEFS WELCOME STEP-DON BOSCO BURSARY PROGRAMME

Chiefs from Lilongwe district have welcomed the bursary programme that will see vulnerable people acquiring technical skills. The bursary programme is under the partnership between Skills and Technical Skills Programme (STEP) and Don Bosco Youth Technical Institute. STEP is an initiative funded by the European Union (EU) and partially implemented

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STEP AND KURYA NDIKO UKU TO LAUNCH A BURSARY PROGRAMME

Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) and Kurya Ndiko Uku (KNU), a Community Based Organization in Mzimba district, have established a partnership to run a bursary programme to train 60 women in seven districts of the northern region of Malawi The beneficiaries of this programme will undergo bakery and business

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STEP-DON BOSCO PARTNERSHIP TARGETS VULNERABLE STUDENTS

Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) in partnership with Don Bosco Youth Technical Institute will run a bursary programme in non-formal training for vulnerable students.  Starting in March 2019, this impactful initiative will last for 1 year. The programme is supported through STEP, an initiative funded by the EU and

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EU COMMITS TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE IN SKILLS TRAINING

The European Union (EU) says it is committed to support young people in Malawi to be educated and receive quality skills training. Programme Manager for Education at the EU delegation to Malawi, Lena Veierskov said this recently during the graduation of students at YipMade Vocational Skills Centre being run by

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