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Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational, Education and Training Authority

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2003

The TEVET Authority is a regulatory body established in July 1999 by an act of parliament with the mandate to create an integrated TEVET system in Malawi that is demand driven, competence based, modular, comprehensive, accessible and flexible and consolidated enough to service both the rural and urban Malawi population.


To attain a situation where there is an adequate and competitive workforce for export-led socioeconomic growth in Malawi


To promote an integrated TEVET system

To monitor gaps between supply and demand for skills

To support the adoption and application of appropriate technologies

To promote managerial and business skills and a spirit of entrepreneurship

To facilitate sound and sustainable financing and funding mechanism for TEVET

To facilitate and bring together the expertise and moderate the different interests of stake holders of technical education and training.

Regular tasks

Curriculum development, registration and accreditation of practitioners, assessment and certification, monitoring and evaluation, formal and informal training programs, levy collection

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Developing knowledge
Developing and building capacities


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Policy makers
Private sector

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
OER and Online Learning
Equity of access in TVET
Gender equality in TVET
Fostering entrepreneurship
Industry 4.0 / Smart production

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Policy oriented projects
Knowledge development
Workshops and conferences

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
With Africa
With the Arab States
With Asia and the Pacific
With Europe, CIS and North America
With Latin America and the Caribbean


Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational, Education and Training Authority (TEVETA)



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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Wilson Makulumiza Nkhoma
Director of Technical Services

UNEVOC Coordinator
Charles Mataya Phiri
Head of Regulatory and Compliance Services

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29 August 2018
UNESCO-UNEVOC conducts Management Capacity Development Training in Malawi
UNESCO-UNEVOC, in collaboration with the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA), conducted a capacity development programme for the Managers of TEVET Institutions in Malawi. This training was undertaken as part of the European Union-funded Malawi Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP).
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