Tags : education

MALAWIAN CHILDREN SPEAK OUT ON THE HUSTLES AND HURDLES THEY

By Lusayo Kanyika  Children in the country have come out in the open to express worry over some of the challenges that impede their future. Timveni has found out that bullying is one of the most overlooked dilemmas that the girl child faces especially in Primary Schools across the country. But is Government aware of […]Read More

STAKEHOLDERS URGED TO INTENSIFY MOTIVATIONAL TALKS AMONG THE UNDERPRIVILEGED

By Jecina Chikwelete  Motivational talks targeting secondary school students from rural areas have been tipped as a vital tool that can help in curbing early marriages and school dropouts in the country. Head teacher for Mpando CDSS in Lilongwe Samson Kawiya Phiri has said this after Plan International Malawi visited the school's 18 Plus Club […]Read More

LTC STUDENTS HAIL TIMVENI ON INTERVENTIONS TARGETING YOUTH

By Kenson McCloud  Journalism students from Lilongwe Technical College have described Timveni as a very unique media institution when it comes to reporting on issues of children and young people in Malawi. The students said this on after touring Timveni offices and studios in Lilongwe to appreciate the work the institution does in promotion of […]Read More

SOS TO OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS TO STUDY ABROAD

By Aamon Butao  Her Excellency Reverend Dr Princess Kabuki Ocansey of Ghana has called on African countries to invest in young people for better change. The remarks have been made during the launch of SOS Women’s Transfer to Transform Malawi on Monday in Lilongwe. Speaking during the launch, Reverend DR Ocansey said the future of […]Read More

CHAKWERA ASSURES YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS OF CONDUCIVE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

By Wilson Allan Phiri & Kenson McCloud  President Lazarus Chakwera has assured young Small and Medium innovators and investors of a conducive environment for trade activities. Chakwera made the remarks on Monday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe when updating the nation on his State visit to Mozambique over the weekend. Chakwera said the bilateral talks […]Read More

ECONOMIC HUDDLES LIKELY TO SWELL ILLITERATE LEVELS SAYS YOUTH RIGHTS

By Aamon Butao  Some youth and child rights activists have observed that the country is in danger of grooming an illiterate generation if students at various levels of education continue lacking school fees. This comes after social media platforms continue being flooded with stories of students lacking school fees in secondary schools and universities. Speaking […]Read More

EXPERT CALLS FOR SWIFT ACTION ON MISAPPROPRIATED MONEY AT LOANS

By Kenson McCloud  One of the country’s education experts, Victor Chikoti, has urged government to work with urgency in bringing to book people who are suspected to have embezzled over MWK300 Million from the Loans Board. This follows revelations that one of the country’s higher learning institutions requested a MWK10 Million  loan from the loans […]Read More

LEARNERS CRY FOUL OVER LACK OF LEARNING MATERIALS

By Nertha Hara  Lack of desks at Likwenu Primary School in Machinga has been attributed as the major challenge affecting young learners. In an interview with Timveni, head teacher at the school Petro Chaguzika said the situation is dire as the school does not have desks from standard 1 up to Standard 5. He said […]Read More

BAGUS ADVOCATES FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FOR LEARNERS IN FLOOD-PRONE AREAS

By Aamon Butao  Member of Parliament for Chikwawa Central, Salim Bagus has called on the Ministry of Education to come up with a new school calendar for schools in flood-prone areas. Bagus has made the remarks amid reports that some learners from districts that were affected by floods are not attending classes as some school […]Read More

MANEB CONDEMNS PUBLICIZING STUDENTS GRADES

By Kenson McCloud  Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has condemned some schools for publicizing grades obtained by individuals in the national examinations. According to Maneb executive director, Dorothy Nampota, publicizing the results without the candidate’s consent is unethical and has caused loss of self-esteem in some candidates and members of their family.  Nampota stressed that […]Read More