Emmanuel Teacher Training College has been part of numerous projects, some of which it has been leading.
DISHE (Disability Inclusiveness, Sanitation, Hygiene, Environmental Protection)
December 2017 – December 2020 | Project partners: Brot für die Welt, SCOPE Malawi, FEDOMA, FAWEMA
Under the motto ‘Striving for inclusion and supportive environment’ we seek to increase our impact in schools and communities in Lilongwe rural east and Dedza district by partnering with schools to implement DISHE in the communities – sensitizing schools and communities for issues relating to DISHE, planting trees, constructing hygiene and sanitation facilities, building classroom access ramps and providing teachers with inclusion training.
Treeplanting activity | February 2018
Project launch | February 2018
Sensitization and advocacy events on disability | March and April 2018
Inclusive Education, Food Security and Environmental Conservation
January 2012 – December 2017 | Brot für die Welt
Phase 2: started in 2015 | Phase 1: 2008 – 2014 | ETTC as partner organization of EEDF, ETTC, FAWEMA and TUM (Teachers Union of Malawi ) | With support from EDUCANS (Netherlands)
In adapting the “Child Friendly School Concept”, the Star School Project seeks to initiate school and community development processes. As educational partner in this project, ETTC has been working together with schools to develop teaching and learning processes by training teachers in active learning and critical thinking methods; further it seeks to improve the learning environment and conducts minor renovations in school buildings. Within the Starschool Project, members of ETTC participate in the World Teacher Programme and BEQUIP Programme (Teaching and Learning Methods).
Child Friendly School Project
2008 – 2012
Using the “UNICEF Child Friendly Concept” which addresses the following aspects:
Academically appropriate school: school improving towards excellency and teaching quality; training teachers in different areas relevant to this improvement, i.e. teaching and learning methods; school management.
Teaching and learning environment: minor renovations of classroom, floors, roofs, improvement of the surrounding of the schools (school paths; community encouragement to build toilets; general hygiene).
Community engagement: advocating that the communities should support the schools, i.e. encouraging learners to go to school; providing resources, buying books, developmental work at the school, i,e. molding bricks etc.
Rights best school: schools should observe and respect the right of the children, i.e. encouraging children with disabilities to go to school.
Promotion of girl child education.
Training Female Teachers Project
Phase 1: 2014 – 2016 | Phase 2: 2016-2018 | Johannes Beese Stiftung
Promoting the training of teachers at Emmanuel TTC (with further emphasis on life skills training, food security and energy conservation at TP schools).
C4C Project (Connect for Change)
2012 – 2015 | Don Bosco, IICD (International Institute for Communication and Development), ETTC, FAWEMA, TUM
Focus on Communication and Information Technology.
Training Primary School Teachers
2004 – 2018 | Hilfe für Brüder
Inception of the Teacher Training College in 2003, Support of the process of building the campus in Lilongwe, Support for running the college from 2004 onward.