Malawi has retained the position of International Vocational Education and Training (Iveta) vice-presidency following the re-election of newly-appointed Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational Education and Training Authority (Teveta) executive director Wilson Makulumiza-Nkhoma.
He was re-elected on Wednesday at the ongoing 34th Iveta conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
“I believe member countries felt that I should continue representing the Southern Africa Region after I successfully lobbied to have this global conference held in the Southern part of Africa, particularly South Africa. To me, this is an honour to both Tevet Authority as an organisation and Malawi as a nation,” said Makulumiza- Nkhoma.
He said during his tenure, he will, among others, continue to promote the access to quality Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational Education and Training (Tevet) which in line with the theme of the conference.
As the Iveta vice-president from 2018 to 2020, Makulumiza- Nkhoma will be representing Lesotho, Swaziland, Angola, Madagascar, Mozambique, Comoros, Mauritius, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Seychelles and Malawi.
The four-day conference was opened by the South Africa Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor, who called upon member countries to be innovative and analytical to ensure that Tevet responds to the needs of the continent.