DURATION: 10/18/2022 - 09/30/2027
PARTNER: Michigan State University (MSU)
CONTACT[email protected]

Program Description

World Learning is responsible for overall Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) activities of the Transforming Higher Education Systems (THES) project in Malawi, a multiyear initiative involving several university partners.

THES is being implemented by prime Michigan State University (MSU) in partnership with World Learning. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the higher education system in Malawi. It specifically seeks to leverage the human capital of the country’s youth, in line with goals set out in the Malawi 2063 national development plan. THES is supporting Malawian stakeholders to identify and implement innovative solutions to challenges facing their Higher Education System.

Program Goals

  • Improved teaching and learning
  • Increased student support
  • Expanded Higher Education Institutions (HEI)-Industry connection

Expected Outcomes

  • Strengthen Capacities of Malawian HEIs to Provide High Quality, Diversified, and Market-Relevant Programs
  • Improve Matriculation, Retention, and Completion Rates of Students in STEM and targeted fields, particularly Students from Marginalized and Vulnerable Backgrounds
  • Increase Research and Innovation Outputs from HEIs