When our graduates start their teaching career in the rural areas of Malawi they face many challenges that can be discouraging even though they want to follow their calling as teachers. Most primary schools are understaffed, appropriate housing is not always easy to find and running water and electricity are rare in rural areas. The teaching conditions are a further challenge: large classes, lack of enough class room blocks and insufficient teaching and learning resources.
We believe that our graduates need to be supported as they work as teachers. This is why we have created a teacher support unit for our alumnis that seeks to strengthen them in the following way: