News/Stories

TEVET Principals in Malawi for one agenda

Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training-TEVET Principals in Malawi have formed an Association whose aim is to address issues affecting the TEVET sector with one voice. The body has been established through elections conducted on 23rd September, 2017 and over 32 Principals from various Technical Colleges participated in the

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Decentralised Management of TEVET Institutions is the Way to Go

During a two-day workshop which was conducted June 29th and 30th, all the participants proposed to the Director for Technical and Vocational Training that management of TEVET colleges needs to urgently move towards decentralization to allow industry and other players to effectively participate in TEVET programming.

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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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UN Volunteer Joins STEP

A United Nations volunteer is set to join STEP in early August to help the programme implement its communication and visibility plan. Ms. Jacqueline Mpeni, a Malawi national, brings with her an interesting mix of skills including recent experience in community radio. Having worked in a rural environment, she understands

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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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