News/Stories

New TEVET Instructors vow to be Role Models

“We promise to be ROLE MODELS!” The first group of newly qualified TEVET instructors complete their Code of Conduct and Orientation training in Lilongwe on the 16th November 2018. The training was provided by STEP as one of the programme’s initiatives to promote equitable and gender balanced access to TEVET.

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40 TEVET Instructors complete CBT&A training in Mzuzu

Mzuzu, November 9, 2018 — A closing ceremony was held at Ilala Crest Lodge on the 9th November to mark the end of a two-week training course on Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A) for 40 new Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training (TEVET) instructors. The training was provided

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Demonstrating the concept of Equity at Namitete College

“How do we reach equality? Equality isn’t giving everyone the same things; it’s giving everyone the same opportunities. Everyone is different and has different needs, some people need more help than others to achieve the same results.” We had great fun demonstrating how equity can be used to reach equality to

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STEP host industry practitioners for DACUM

‘What skills do instrumentation technicians need in Malawi?’ The EU funded STEP programme brought together industry practitioners in this field to answer this question and to develop and validate an occupational profile. This was part of a DACUM process (development of curriculum) for instrumentation. The information will now be used

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Future Businesswomen of Malawi STEP forward

59 young women from Mitundu and Njewa have been celebrating recently after graduating from the STEP entrepreneurship bursary training. They all received an attendance certificate but some went above and beyond and received special awards for their efforts. These included 6 young women who did not miss a single class

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2018 DAY OF IDEAS

STEP participated in the celebration called Day of Ideas organized by the European Union in Salima. STEP set up a display stall and conducted a TEVET knowledge quiz/competition in which students from local secondary schools and Salima Technical College participated. Out of 73 entries, 18 students won prizes such as STEP

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Making the saying “Disability is not inability” a reality

STEP has partnered with Africa Vision Malawi to provide bursaries to vulnerable students, often those with physical disabilities, to learn technical skills. Since July, 60 students have received bursaries to take courses in carpentry and joinery, basic electronics, and tailoring.  Patricia Jester, a young woman who suffers from claw hand,

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NEW TEVET INSTRUCTORS UNDERGO A TRAINING ON THE DELIVERY OF LESSONS

On 18th September STEP kick-started a series of Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A) programmes (3) in the Southern region, at Domasi Teacher Training College. Additional trainings will be held in the Northern and the central region during October and November this year. The training target 120 TEVET instructors recently

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