World Skills Youth Day: Speech by the Minister of Higher Education Dr. Brian Mushimba
July 19, 2020 at 15:20
Country Men and Women
Zambia joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Youth Skills Day on 15th July, 2020. In 2014 the United Nations General Assembly declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. The theme for this Year’s World Youth Skills Day is: “Skills Keep the Economy Moving” which is emphasizing on the importance of skills during the COVID-19 pandemic. This theme also supports the 2020 international theme for World Youth Skill ... Read more
Administration of July and December 2020 examination sessions
July 2, 2020 at 8:58
Closing date for July 2020 examination session was 26th June. The July 2020 examination session will cater for ALL candidates (regardless of the level) who had initially enrolled to sit for the April/May 2020 examination session. The examination session for July 2020 will be conducted from 27th July to 7th August 2020.
The December 2020 examinations shall be administered from 7 to 23 December 2020. The examination session will cater for ONLY candidates in the graduation year (final year of study at 3rd year at Diploma and Technician levels, 2nd year students at certificate/craft levels and all levels for trade test students) who before the ad ... Read more
TEVET learning institutions will reopen on July 1.
June 15, 2020 at 14:19
Minister of Higher Education Dr. Brian Mushimba has announced that universities will open on 8 June and TEVET institutions on 1 July to allow students in their final year sit for their examinations. Squatting has been abolished to meet social distance requirements in the COVID 19 era. Visitation to learning institutions has also been abolished by government to prevent the spread of COVID 19 in learning institutions.
Students will be required to buy their own masks, hand sanitizers and soap. Foreign students will continue with e-learning and write their examinations online. Non graduating students will continue with e-learning until further notice. Surveying ... Read more
TEVETA revises syllabus for electrical programmes
May 26, 2020 at 15:17
IN ZAMBIA, the demand for qualified electrical handymen is quite immense. This is due to economic, social, political and technological changes that have not spared the electrical industry. Recent increases in industrial and commercial activities in the nation have also led to a rise in demand for qualified electrical handymen who are able to strictly adhere to the Zambia Code of Practice for wiring of premises rules in the design, selection, erection, inspection and testing of electrical installations.
Therefore, ensuring safety of persons, livestock and property against dangers and damage, which could arise in the reasonable use of electrical installation a ... Read more
Vital TEVETA links while keeping social distance
May 26, 2020 at 14:58
In view of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and as guided by the Ministry of Health on social distancing and avoiding crowds to minimize and prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have changed the way we provide services to our esteemed clients and engaging stakeholders. We have (temporarily) suspended walk-in services at our offices until we get further guidance by the Ministry of Health. Online systems will be utilized to access different services from us.
Examination related services are accessible on the Learner Data Management System (LDMS). The LDMS provides for training institutions to enroll students and upload student continuous assessments online. I ... Read more
Music technology programme to support creative industry developed at Evelyn Hone College
March 18, 2020 at 12:8
The music industry has drastically changed over years. Its transformation has been mostly technology driven. Audio and music technology, which encompasses musical instruments, sound generators, studio equipment and software, audio coding, reproduction software and devices have shaped the way music is produced, performed, distributed, and consumed. The evolution of music technology enabled studios and hobbyist producers to produce good quality music.
Artists explore different ways of sound generation and sound modification to improve effects, soundscapes and to conceive new musical styles. Audio and music technology skills are hardly available. There are no t ... Read more
Youths trained under SME/Informal sector financing become fish farming out-growers
March 18, 2020 at 12:3
Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training (TEVET) offer many training opportunities to different people to acquire hands-on and entrepreneurial skills. Skills training empowers citizens with abilities to create wealth and jobs for decent wellbeing and inclusive economic development. Tailor-made training programmes designed to enhance productivity of the youth in different sectors of the economy are financed using proceeds from the Skills Development Fund (SDF) and cooperating partners interested in skills development. The funding in skills training goes for up-skilling and reskilling MSMEs, informal sector players and skilling out-of-school youths. ... Read more