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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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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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