Teveta calls for collaboration among stakeholders

Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational Education and Training Authority (Teveta) has called for closer collaboration among stakeholders in skills development to ensure effective delivery of skills training. Speaking at the official opening of a day-long orientation workshop for Public, Private Sector Skills Development Forum members in Blantyre yesterday, Teveta executive director Wilson Makulumiza -Nkhoma said it was…

Malawi calls for mindset change on Tvet

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Tvet) is helping global economies create and generate employment despite being regarded lowly by the society, especially the youth. Newly appointed Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training (Tevet) Authority executive director Wilson Makulumiza-Nkhoma said this on Monday in Cape Town, South Africa during the 34th International Vocational and…

  In 1822, the fourth US President James Madison said: “A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both”. The sentiments were later echoed by Abraham Lincoln in 1864. The 16th US president said: “Let the people know the facts,…

  Public relations (PR) has been used from time immemorial by governments world over to their advantage as well as its citizens. For instance, during the Great Depression (1929 to 1939) when the United States experienced the deepest and longest economic downturn, then president Franklin D. Roosevelt used PR to update the citizens on various…

The bumpy road towards ATI: whose reality counts?

  The Access to Information (ATI) Bill has in the recent weeks ignited a fierce debate characterised by finger pointing and ultimatum more, specially when it dawned upon the proponents of the bill that government was not going to table it during the recent sitting of Parliament. Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi- Chapter,…