Authorities says it has set Could 4 for the complete graduation of the delinking of the College of Malawi and appearing secretary for Schooling Raphael Agabu mentioned the Ministry of Schooling has gazetted the date.
The federal government, underneath Acts of Parliament Nos 18, 19 and 20 of 2019, is unbundling the College of Malawi into School of Drugs, Malawi College of Enterprise and Utilized Sciences (MUBAS), and Kamuzu College of Well being Sciences (KUHeS).
This follows the place of the Malawi Authorities to proceed with delinking of the College of Malawi faculties into stand-alone universities, communicated at a gathering held in Lilongwe on February 18, 2021, chaired by the Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima, and attended by the College of Malawi Council, in addition to officers from the Ministry of Schooling, the Division of Statutory Companies and the Public Sector Reforms Directorate.
Agabu mentioned to make sure clean transition, the Ministry of Schooling has established a Transition Unit (TU) to supervise and conclude all transitional actions and points that will come up in the course of the de-linking course of by thirty first December 2021.
“The TU consists of a Steering Committee comprising the next members: Professor Emmanuel Kaunda (Chairperson), Affiliate Professor Asyatu Lorraine Chiweza, Dr. Phillip Kaonda, Dr. Tasokwa Kakota-Chibowa, Dr. MacPhail Magwira, in addition to the Director of Larger Schooling; and a Secretariat composed of a lean employees from UNIMA central workplace headed by the present College of Malawi Registrar, Dr. B.W. Malunga as a TU Coordinator,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the Transition Unit began its work on April 15, 2021 and has since met with Administration groups from all of the 4 UNIMA faculties; and can from April 27 till Could 4, 2021 be conducting press briefings and conferences with stakeholders together with the present UNIMA Council, employees unions/welfare committees management, in addition to scholar unions management from all of the UNIMA faculties; the Dad and mom Affiliation of UNIMA college students (digital assembly), the Nationwide Council for Larger Schooling, and the Larger Schooling College students Loans and Grants Board.
He mentioned from Could 4 to December 31, 2021, the Transition Unit shall be working with the Ministry of Schooling and Councils of the three universities to make sure that all necessities for an optimum transition happen as outlined within the 2018 Report by the Taskforce on Delinking of UNIMA Constituent Schools.
Following this growth, he mentioned, collection of college students into public universities will from this 12 months embody the brand new universities.
Due to this fact, he mentioned candidates are suggested to test and familiarize themselves with the brand new codes for programs underneath the Polytechnic (now MUBAS), School of Drugs and Kamuzu School of Nursing (now KUHeS) that the schools will quickly produce in the course of the forthcoming universities choice course of harmonised by the Nationwide Council for Larger Schooling (NCHE).