By Lewis Msasa, Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland, August, 21, 2014-Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training (TEVET) in African countries such as Malawi stand to benefit from strategic partnerships and global networks with various organisations and institutions that are involved in the development of the human resources for sustainable socio economic development in the wake of globalisation.

By Lewis Msasa, a correspondent

Newport Beach, California, USA, February, 22 - Malawi has made strides in making technical and vocational education globally attractive by equipping trainees with entrepreneurship skills that would enable them become more productive and venture into own businesses, said TEVET Authority Executive Director, Dr Ndione Chauluka.

Following the successful completion of the technical vocational training project for HIV and AIDS orphaned, vulnerable and affected youths (TVST OVAY project, the National Aids Commission (NAC) granted the Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) MK760 million to implement a vocational skills training program for vulnerable young people (VSTP- VYP) over a three year period. Project Manager, Aaron Chirambo, said the project is proving to be a success if the stories recounted to him by beneficiaries during the country tour he undertook recently are anything to go by. He said the project is changing the lives of many vulnerable young people.