Central Malawi Conference ( CMC) of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church Youth Department has challenged youths in the country to be innovative in the Management of Continuous Assessment if the church is to achieve meaningful and Sustainable educational development.
Lilongwe City Zone Coordinator, Master Guide Blessings Chunga made the appeal on Sunday, 14 August 2022 at Chitipi SDA church in the area of Traditional Authority Mbwatalika in Lilongwe during a one day training seminar aimed at equipping the youths with knowledge and skills on how best they can manage continuous assessment files and engage them in various other assignments that would help improve their performance at the end of each achievement class.
Master Guide Chunga urged the trainees to put their efforts together in enhancing full participation in their studies so that they should be able to do better at end of their achievement classes.
"We are encouraging the youths to develop a positive attitude towards the promotion of continuous assessment vital for the church's educational development," he explained.
In his remarks, Likuni District Education Coordinator, Master Guide Yaghayagha Mkandawire said the training was crucial in increasing knowledge among the youth in as far as continuous assessment is concerned.
"As a Church we are trying our best to help combat challenges youths were facing in managing the continuous assessment files and geared to engage parents to work collaboratively with class instructors in order to achieve the best" he explained.
In an interview with Likuni District Youth coordinator Master Guide Catherine Chalira thanked the Likuni District Education coordinating team for organizing the training because it was crucial in equipping the youths with knowledge and skills that would promote sustainable empowerment practices for them to excel.
"We shall be committed to help the youths to take full responsibility in the management of their files and engage them to enhance their participation in activities that would promote positive mind set change," she said.
Participants were drawn from all seven organized churches which includes Likuni, Kakule, Machenga, Chitipi, and Chigwirizano SDA church with a total membership of 1253.
By Francis Mkanya