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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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BURSARY STUDENTS GETTING READY FOR THEIR SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT

Twelve new students at African Vision Malawi have gained important skills in tinsmith. In a short period, they have learned how to make buckets, wash basins, chicken feeders, and watering cans. In addition to tinsmith, the students are learning small business development skills and will receive a small business start-up

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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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