News/Stories

Writing a Business plan – Financial literacy and entrepreneurship training

STEP partner Student Driven Solutions ran a session today with bursary holders in Mitundu on business planning.  The training sessions follow their classes in financial literacy, negotiation, marketing, and social enterprise. Over the next weeks, the bursary holders will develop their business plans with support from Student Driven Solutions teachers

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New Community Technical College Opens

The Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development held the official opening of the Aida Chilembwe Community Technical College, in Chilembwe on Thursday, 13th September. The new CTC will offer seven programmes, namely, brick-laying, carpentry and joinery, textile and fashion design, fabrication and welding, plumbing, electrical installation, and ICT.

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LITERACY AND SKILLS FOR ECONOMIC STABILITY

STEP participated in this year’s International Literacy Day commemoration which took place on 8 September at Manyamula Skills Development ground in the area of Paramount Chief Mbelwa in Mzimba district. The commemoration was a combination of International Literacy Day (8 September) and World Youth Skills Day which falls on 15

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STEP Delivers Programme in Training Course Development

A key objective for the Skills and Technical Education Programme is to improve the quality and relevance of TEVET. An important element in achieving this objective is enhancing capacity among TEVET practitioners in systematic training course development. To contribute to this capacity development, STEP organised a workshop from Monday 27th to

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Empowering students through promotion of inclusive learning environments

At the end of August, TEVET instructors from African Vision Malawi, Zayed Energy and Ecology Centre, Soche Technical College, Nasawa Technical College, Stephanos Vocational Centre, and Naminjiwa Community Technical College came together for a training on gender responsive pedagogy in TEVET.  The goal of the training was to equip the

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STEP conducts Management Capacity Building for TEVET Providers in Malawi

Skills and Technical Education Programme-STEP organized and conducted a 10-day training workshop for TEVET managers in Dowa district in Malawi.  The Management Capacity Building for TEVET providers was facilitated by UNEVOC, through a number of facilitators from South Africa, Germany, Ghana and Malawi. The training started on 16th August and

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SAY NO MORE TO VIOLENCE VIDEO IS OUT

A music video calling for an end to gender-based violence has been released in Malawi by singer and STEP ambassador Sangie. The video titled “Say No More to Violence” urges people to take a stand and end gender-based violence in various places including technical colleges. Watch the video with English

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STEP TO TRAIN OVER 20 DACUM FACILITATORS

An important step in the development of curricula and qualifications is the use of a technique called DACUM, which stands for “Developing A  Curriculum”, and has been adopted by the Technical, Entrepreneurial, and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) as the foundation for the development of competency-based curricula. From 6th to 24th August 2018, the Skills and

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