Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, sub-Saharan Africa was at risk of not achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The pandemic has reversed gains and deepened poverty, social exclusion and access to critical services. Further, it has adversely impacted socioeconomic, environmental and political conditions which will have a significant impact on children’s rights to develop their full potential. In the following two Learning Briefs, read about how the Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Policy Framework provides a roadmap for Member States to strengthen their educational ecosystems as vehicles for developing human capital, and how the SADC Policy Framework on CSTL is an ideal vehicle for driving the Decade of Action for sustainable development.
MIET AFRICA requires the services of a Development Specialist with expertise in the education and/or health sectors to assist with phasing out external support currently being provided to Lesotho and Malawi through the FutureLife-Now! Programme. Closing date for applications is Friday, 16 July 2021. Click here for more information and application details.
The impact of COVID-19 will have an irreversible effect on progress that has been made if governments, specifically SADC governments, do not redouble efforts and move forward with ever greater commitment for adolescents’ wellbeing. Greater economic investment and infrastructure development in health, education, technology and protection is required now more than ever, as is the involvement of young people in the policy discourse.
This follows an exploratory study undertaken by MIET AFRICA and the Human Science Research Council (HSRC), the report of which has been launched today.
MIET AFRICA seeks to employ a Clinical Nurse, Data Quality Officer, Pharmacy Assistant and a Whole School Coordinator.
Closing date for all applications is 30 June 2021. Click here to view the job adverts and to apply.
MIET AFRICA, through its Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Programme in Gauteng, seeks to employ a Clinical Nurse, Counsellor and a Linkage Officer/Driver. Click here to view the job applications.
Member States, Ministries of Education, schools and educators in the SADC region are invited to register as members of the newly launched CSTL Pulse site. This evolving online platform will continue to grow into a useful and robust space for all those working in the CSTL environment. Now more than ever, people are recognising the benefits of a collaborative, online space to connect, exchange ideas, promote their work and share information. Join us and sign up. We look forward to welcoming you to CSTL Pulse! Connect here
It is always inspiring to hear stories of learners taking matters into their own hands and making decisions that have a positive impact on their lives as well as those of their family and their community. Read about this and more in the newsletter here.
MIET AFRICA seeks to employ a Clinical Nurse to take responsibility for the provision of biomedical services for the Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Programme. This is a contract position, and the successful applicant will be based at MIET AFRICA’s district office in Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape. Click here to view application details. Closing date for applications is 31 May 2021.
Following a successful climate change radio series that provided a platform for discussion around the impact of climate change on countries in the SADC region, a two-part television production Our Changing Climate: our Time to Act Now! – launches this week. The production – developed in partnership with MIET AFRICA, the UN CC: Learn Secretariat, UNITAR, and pro-active environmental ministries in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe, showcases innovative homegrown responses to the threat of climate change in these three Southern African countries. Featuring young climate change activists who share what they are doing to improve their environment, the television production will be broadcast in English, Nyanja, Bemba, Shona, Ndebele and Chichewa.
MIET AFRICA seeks to employ a Linkage Officer for the Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Programme. As a Linkage Officer you will provide support to the clinical team and ensure successful referrals and linkage to services. This is a contract position, and the successful applicant will be based at MIET AFRICA’s District office in AbaQulusi, Zululand, KwaZulu Natal. Click here for application details. Closing date for applications is 27 April 2021.