Tags : education

ADULT LITERACY LESSONS TOUTED AS CATALYST FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

By Aamon Butao  Government through the ministry of gender, community development and social welfare has disclosed that adult literacy lessons have greatly transformed peoples’ lives. Deputy Minister of the line ministry Agness Nkusankhoma said this on Thursday during the commemorations of this year’s International Literacy Day in Balaka district. Nkusankhoma said men and women who […]Read More

TIMVENI BRINGS TO THE FORE STRUGGLES OF TERTIARY STUDENTS IN

By Chogmezgo Mkandawire  Timveni investigations have unearthed startling upshots on the challenges that young higher education students face in the country, with some forced to engage in piece works just to stay in school. Hundreds of students are also dropping out of both public and private universities due to fees challenges and failure to secure […]Read More

JEB FOUNDATION CALLS FOR MORE SUPPORT TOWARDS NEEDY CHILDREN IN

By Aamon Butao  Jeb Education Foundation has called on Malawians to take the lead in helping the needy. Managing Director for the Foundation, Edith Bwirani, has made the remarks over the weekend during the donation of assorted items such as soap, sugar and bread worth over MWK 400,000  at the children’s cancer ward at the […]Read More

80 NRC STUDENTS TO MISS SITTING FOR EXAMS

By Aamon Butao  Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) NRC Campus Students Union president Hastings Mapundi has disclosed that over 80 students will not sit for end of semester examinations after failing to settle fees arrears. Mapundi has revealed this in an interview with Timveni  ahead of the exams which commence on 22nd […]Read More

GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO RECRUIT ALL UNEMPLOYED TRAINED TEACHERS

By Jecina Chikwelete  Minister of Education Agnes Nyalonje says government plans to recruit all trained teachers in the country to reduce the teacher to pupil ratio.  The minister was responding to a question from Mulanje South West Member of Parliament George Chaponda on what government is doing to recruit the remaining IPTE teachers on permanent […]Read More

SOUMA IMPRESSED WITH HIGH NUMBERS OF FEMALES ENROLLING WITH THE

By Aamon Butao  Share World Open University of Malawi-SOUMA says it is delighted that a lot of girls and women are attaining high education in the country. SOUMA vice chancellor Theodora Mapemba said this during a press briefing ahead of the institution’s thirteenth graduation scheduled for this Friday in Lilongwe. According to Mapemba over 55% […]Read More

ALL SET FOR 2022 JCE EXAMS

By Kenson McCloud  Education expert Benedicto Kondowe has appealed for professionalism from all stakeholders as the Junior Certificate of Education (JCE) examinations are set to commence on Tuesday this week. According to Malawi National Examination Board (MANEB) 159,946 students will sit for JCE exams from 2nd to 11th August this year. In an interview with […]Read More

CONCERNED CITIZEN RISES UP FOR BOY-CHILD EDUCATION

By Meclina Chirwa  A concerned citizen, Sunganani Mughogho, has urged duty bearers to consider promoting boy-child education in the country. Mughogho has told Timveni it is unfortunate that the majority of stakeholders and authorities are only concerned with girl-child education while overlooking the boy-child. She said boys too have emotions and feelings hence the need […]Read More

MIXED FORTUNES FOR STREET CONNECTED STUDENTS

By Kenson McCloud  About 368  street connected secondary students face a big hurdle in the pursuit of their education as they are on the verge of dropping out of school due to fees challenges. A non-governmental organization that champions the rights of street connected children, One Step Foundation, has sounded an SOS appealing to the […]Read More

FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS FRUSTRATES SCHOOL RE-ADMISSION POLICY IMPLEMENTATION

By Kenson McCloud  Government says efforts of implementing the School Re-admission Policy among girls who have been withdrawn from child marriages continue to be frustrated due to limited financial resources. Deputy Director for Child Affairs in the Ministry of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare, Justin Hamera, told Timveni that children in the country continue […]Read More