Tags: ODL

Lilongwe DC foils teachers’ protests

  Primary school teachers trained under Initial Primary Teacher Education (Ipte) and Open Distance Learning (ODL) failed to hold protests in Lilongwe on Thursday, as the District Commissioner-DC’s office claimed it was not aware of the demonstrations. They wanted to hold demonstrations and present a petition to the DC over government’s delays in their posting.…

House okays K20bn borrowing

Parliament yesterday gave government the go-ahead to borrow $50.9 million (about K20 billion) from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank to finance increasing access to higher education in Malawi. Targeted beneficiary institutions include the University of Malawi (Unima) constituent colleges—Chancellor and The Polytechnic, the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar).…