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STEP upholds National TEVET Principals Forum Establishment

Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP) will be facilitating the National Principals’ Forum elections at a workshop from 22 to 23 September, 2017. This Forum follows recommendations presented to the Department of Technical and Vocational Training (DTVT), under the Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development, in April, 2017

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My Tsogolo Magazine Team Works with STEP to Spread the Word

A team from My Tsogolo magazine has been visiting community day secondary schools (CDSSs) to engage local teachers in delivering writer’s workshops to students. These interactive workshops focus on building resilience by giving boys and girls an opportunity to recognize why gender stereotypes exist in Malawian culture, and to appreciate

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CELEBRATING WOMEN IN THE TRADES

At Mponela Technical Community College in Dowa, Malawi, out-of-school girls as well as girls in their last years of secondary school are trying out a technical trade.  Building a picture frame in the woodworking workshop, threading metal pipes in the plumbing workshop and laying clay bricks are part of the

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PRINCIPAL’S FORUM

A Principals Forum was held at Salima / Senga Bay from April 17th to 19th, 2017 with representatives from 29 institutions. Unlike previous forums where principals from only three Government and four grant-supported technical colleges attended, this STEP supported Principals Forum also hosted representatives from community technical colleges, community skills

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POETRY IS POWERFUL

STEP is celebrating women and girls who are courageous to enter non-traditional careers.  According to Robert Chiwamba “We know the journey is not easy for them and often times they have been held back by the community’s beliefs that they can’t do a man’s job.  I want all of these

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STEP STRENGTHENS INDUSTRY LINKS WITH CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

STEP has been working with the construction sector to ensure revisions to the curricula for the five major construction trades align with industry needs. The Chairperson of the construction sector advisory council (SAC), Mr. Joe Ching’ani,  was approached to identify trade practitioners who could participate in five upcoming DACUM (Developing

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