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SAIMC: Zambia branch

March 2019 SAIMC

Three SAIMC members from Zambia took part in the Technical Education Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training (TEVET) Stakeholders Consultative Workshop from 21-23 January at the Moba Motel in Kitwe.

Left to right: Kennedy Bowa, TEVET (manager curriculum development), Lessy Chinsomba, TEVET, (electrical examinations specialist), Esther Chirwa, SAIMC Zambia (member), Enock Shikabeta, SAIMC Zambia (chairman), Martins Kakonkanya SAIMC Zambia (member).
Left to right: Kennedy Bowa, TEVET (manager curriculum development), Lessy Chinsomba, TEVET, (electrical examinations specialist), Esther Chirwa, SAIMC Zambia (member), Enock Shikabeta, SAIMC Zambia (chairman), Martins Kakonkanya SAIMC Zambia (member).

The participants reviewed the curriculum with respect to concerns about the implementation of examinations, assessments and practical toolkit schemes in areas pertaining to the engineering, construction, agriculture and forestry programmes.

The objectives of the Workshop were as follows:

1. To engage stakeholders in order to develop an appropriate examination and assessment framework that meets the requirements of the sector.

2. To engage stakeholders in order to agree on appropriate examination paper formats and structure for different programmes in the sector.

3. To engage stakeholders in order to review the implementation of the practical assessment toolkit and agree on the way forward.

4. To engage stakeholders in order to review the implementation of continuous assessment systems in TEVET.

The incoming committee elected at the AGM on 9 February in Kitwe, Zambia: Left to right: Melissa Jaffray (treasurer), Andrew Sikwese (vice president), Enock Shikabeta (outgoing president), Tresford Siame (incoming president) and George Mugala (trustee).
The incoming committee elected at the AGM on 9 February in Kitwe, Zambia: Left to right: Melissa Jaffray (treasurer), Andrew Sikwese (vice president), Enock Shikabeta (outgoing president), Tresford Siame (incoming president) and George Mugala (trustee).


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