Malawi: Schneider Electric, Don Bosco Malawi and Mozambique Accelerate Electrical Training

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has partnered with Don Bosco Youth Technical Institute in Lilongwe, Malawi and Don Bosco Mozambique, based in Maputo and Inharrime, in which Schneider Electric will be providing professional didactic benches for training purposes to the institutions.

Under the auspices of the Schneider Electric Foundation, Schneider Electric has been in partnership with Don Bosco Mozambique since 2018 and with Don Bosco Youth Technical Institute form part of the French Southern African Schneider Electric Education Centre (F’SASEC) network.

This network includes South African tertiary education providers such as the University of Johannesburg, Vaal University of Technology, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Sedibeng TVET College, College of Cape Town, Eastcape Midlands College and Ukufunda Youth Development.

A statement from Schneider Electric says Don Bosco Malawi and Don Bosco Mozambique have both received shipments of didactic benches and training is currently underway, adding that as part of the equipment delivery, Schneider Electric and education equipment manufacturing partner, Amtec Techniquip will also provide training to the lecturers.

The aim of the partnership is to support the education of students pursuing a career in the electrical industry, providing vocational training that is current and meets global standards, the statement further says.

The two Don Boscos have received the following benches: domestic wiring solutions; industrial wiring solution; industrial automation solution and home automation bench.