Improving Secondary Education in Malawi-ISEM (Phase II)
Specific Objective 1 (SO1) Promote equitable enrollment to secondary education.
- Expected Output 1.1: Upgraded and expanded secondary school infrastructure, and expanded technical vocational education facilities in secondary schools, including improved access to persons with disabilities, WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) facilities and climate resilient infrastructure.
- Expected Output 1.2: Increased access to secondary education, particularly for female students and students living in vulnerable situations
Specific Objective 2 (SO2) Improve the quality of secondary education
- Expected Output 2.1: Targeted schools, including cluster centres, new technical vocational workshops and boarding facilities, are resourced.
- Expected Output 2.2: Teachers’ pedagogical and technical knowledge and skills are improved including in environment and disaster preparedness, gender equality, human rights and WASH education.
- Expected Output 2.3: Increased capacity of government teacher-training institutions to provide distance and e-learning services for teachers.
- Expected Output 2.4: Monitoring and evaluation of the new secondary school curriculum is supported.
- Expected Output 2.5: English language competency improved for English language teachers and junior secondary school students.
Specific Objective 3 (SO3) Improve governance and management of secondary education institutions at central and decentralized levels.
- Expected Output 3.1: Leadership skills of education managers are improved.
- Expected Output 3.2: Improved professionalism in secondary education service provision.
- Expected Output 3.3: Improved management, accountability and quality of service provision
A technical assistance of 3 experts is based at the Ministry of Education providing support to the implementation of the Continuous Professional Development component and to the Secondary Education decentralization process.
A 4 years grant contract was signed in August 2022 with the Malawian NGO CAMFED to support girls’ education by establishing a scholarships scheme in 25 secondary schools located in the district of Dedza, Mangochi, Mulanje, Mzimba North, Nsanje, Rumphi, Salima and Zomba.
A needs assessment for the infrastructure component targeting 40 secondary schools is ongoing. . A needs assessment for school supply and learning materials will start soon. Tenders for this activities to be launched during the first quarter of 2023.
EU Delegation to Malawi