Adult education


We extend an open invitation to every education stakeholder across the SADC region, to delve into the Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) space, a framework adopted by all 16 SADC Member States. CSTL is for every school, every educator, government and non-government programmes, and communities. Please explore the topics below and engage with us. Leave a comment below, make a suggestion or contribution and ask a question.

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CSTL for schools, what is it and how can schools engage. Every school across the SADC region can and should be a CSTL school. Explore the topics below to understand more. CSTL incorporates the FutureLife-Now! programme being piloted across 40 schools in Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Click on the BE A CSTL SCHOOL label to explore the pilot schools.

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FutureLife-Now! is a regional programme designed to address the scourge of HIV and the associated challenges related to gender and climate change. Learn more.

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CSTL Pulse publishes information related to the CSTL and FutureLife-Now! programs. We welcome views and opinions from our community, and open discourse. These views, however may not reflect our views and opinions. Comment should always be respectful of varying views and opinions. The CSTL Pulse will be monitored for any content or comments deemed disrespectful in any way.