Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare every year organizes an ECD Week. 2019 ECD week took place from the 14th of October to the 18th of October 2019. The Purpose of the ECD week is to bring stakeholders together to support and enhance ECD work in Malawi.
The Theme for this year was “PROMOTING POSITIVE PARENTING AND EARLY LEARNING” and the guest of Honor was the Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare; Hon. Mary Navicha MP. The Ministry extended an invite to Malawi Assemblies of God University. Currently MAGU offers two programmes in ECD which leads into the attainment of a Diploma and a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development.
Representing MAGU at the ECD Week launch at Tukombo Girls Secondary School on the 14th October 2019 in Nkhatabay were The Head of Humanities Department under the Faculty of Education and Applied Sciences Mrs. Namondwe, Mr. Llyod Nyirenda a lecturer in ECD and the University Registrar Mr. Newa. The representatives set up a MAGU stand where the Minister appreciated the efforts and work the Faculty is contributing to ECD in Malawi. The launch was followed by a conference at the Grand Palace hotel in Mzuzu.