Tags : education

WORD ALIVE LAUNCHES ‘NDITHA’ PROJECT TO PROMOTE GIRLS EDUCATION

By Jecina Chikwelete In a quest to reduce school dropout rate among primary and secondary school girls, Word Alive Ministries International is implementing "Nditha" project in traditional Authority Chiseka in Mitundu in Lilongwe. Speaking at an annual conference called "Nditha" the Church’s Project Officer Pastor Rose Munthali said the country has a huge problem of […]Read More

200 GIRLS RECIEVE SANITARY PADS IN KASUNGU

Reported by Johans Mumba Labor Minister Ken Kandodo has lobbied for unwavering access to menstrual hygiene materials for girls in rural areas to ensure pursuit of education is not compromised.  Kandodo stressed high levels of poverty in rural areas impacts heavily on girls’ education as most fail to purchase sanitary resources. He made the remarks […]Read More

STUDENTS HEALTH ENDANGERED BY POOR SANITATION AT CHIMALA

By Meclina Chirwa Lack of adequate water sanitation and hygiene materials is said to be a major challenge hindering education at Chipala primary school in Mgona, Lilongwe. Head teacher of the school Rachael Banda, told Timveni the problem is worsened by the community’s interference and encroachment which is posing a great risk to learners. Banda […]Read More

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SCHOOLS TO HELP END CHILD MARRIAGES

By Aamon Butao Government has disclosed that the construction of Two Hundred and Fifty secondary schools will help end child marriages. According to Minister of Education Agnes Nyalonje child marriages are a big problem because of unavailability of schools in some areas. Nyalonje said the new secondary schools will also help students develop interest in […]Read More

TEN NEEDY STUDENTS AWARDED WITH SCHOLARSHIPS

By Meclina Chirwa First Lady Monica Chakwera has urged stakeholders to invest in girls’ education in a bid to increase the country’s economic growth. Madam Chakwera made the remarks on Thursday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe during Plan International Malawi’s presentation of scholarships worth over Eight Million Kwacha to needy students from higher education. According […]Read More

LEARNERS TO TAKE TEXT BOOKS HOME

By Emma Zawanda Minister of Education has urged school authorities to come up with ways to allow learners to take home text books arguing learning does not end in the classroom. Agnes Nyalonje was speaking in Lilongwe on Wednesdy  morning when she officially opened a symposium on National Reading Program. Nyalonje envisioned that pupils should […]Read More

TIMVENI REWARDS OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

By Kenson McCloud Timveni, Child and Youth Media Organization through the 18+ Media Plus Project has donated items worth Two Million Kwacha to three outstanding students from Nankhungo CDSS to assist them in their tertiary education. The two female and male students have been selected to different public universities after excelling with flying colors in […]Read More

JOURNALISTS TASKED TO ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL

Reported by Pemphero Malimba  In the wake of full re-opening of schools in the country, journalists in Dedza district have been challenged to support government’s efforts by encouriging students  to go back to school. The Director of Nutrition, HIV and Aids in the ministry of Education Virginia Chikakula Chikakula was speaking this on the sidelines of an […]Read More

KALUMBU STUDENTS RECEIVE DONATIONS

Reported By Jecina Chikwelete With less than Five days remaining before standard eight pupils sit for the Primary School Leaving Certificate examinations, a twenty one year old girl has donated personal protective equipment to standard eight learners at Kalumbu in Lilongwe worthy over three hundred thousand kwacha. Delipher Kalonde,a proffessional designer said she thought of […]Read More

MISMANAGEMENT OF EXAMINATION FEES BY AUTHORITIES ANNOYS EDUCATION ACTIVIST

Reported By Aamon Butao Education Activist Benedicto Kondowe has expressed worry over the increase in cases of mismanagement of examination funds by school authorities. The remarks have come after Timveni reported a story concerning a principal for Saint Kizito private secondary school in Ntandire Township in Lilongwe who is currently at large after collecting examination […]Read More