Education

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Interactive radio instruction keeps learners in class amid Covid-19

In a small homestead in Jali, in the deepest parts of rural Zomba in southern Malawi, Emily Leston conducts an early morning class
with five pupils, taking them through their paces.

But Leston is not a teacher. She is a housewife who has transformed her patio into an improvised classroom.

The Malawi government announced the closure of all schools and colleges when news of the COVID 19 pandemic broke out in May.

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Interactive radio instruction keeps learners in class amid Covid-19

 

In a small homestead in Jali, in the deepest parts of rural Zomba in southern Malawi, Emily Leston conducts an early morning class with five pupils, taking them through their paces

 

But Leston is not a teacher. She is a housewife who has transformed her patio into an improvised classroom.

 

The Malawi government announced the closure of all schools and colleges when news of the COVID 19 pandemic broke out in May.

 

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Math textbooks bring joy to students and teachers in Mwanza

9-year-old Emilida was all smiles after receiving a Math textbook from her teacher at Mphande Primary School in Mphande Education zone, Mwanza District. Her face shone brightly with joy even when chatting with her fellow grade 3 friends under a tree during break time.

Thursday 13 September 2018

SAVE THE CHILDREN HOSTS THE NATIONAL INCLUSIVE EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Save the Children Malawi Country Office in partnership with the Malawi Government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology-MOEST, recently held the 2018 National Inclusive Education Conference. Celebrated under the theme: Inclusive Education; Shaping the Future of Every Child, the event aimed at showcasing key achievements made in the implementation of the Inclusive Education in Malawi Program which the Ministry of Education will be institutionalizing for roll out across the country.

 

Thursday 7 June 2018

Inclusive Literacy boost helps struggling learners in Malawi

One of the prevailing challenges in most primary schools in Malawi is low reading skills among learners. Some learners go up until the fourth grade without knowing how to read. Without basic literacy skills children are unable to learn, and this gives them little chance of succeeding in school and beyond.

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