HFPCU Longing Hard to Develop Own Curriculum

IMG-20170425-WA0012One of the leading unions in the country, Hotels, Food Processing and Catering Union of Malawi (HFPCU) has said that it has embarked on a drive to develop its own curriculum which among other things involves training of trainers.
HFPCU cooperation Director Zione Pakulantanda said this during a two day workshop which was held lately at the Malawi Institute of Tourism (Alendo Hotel) in the Commercial City of Blantyre.
“During the workshop among other things, the participants discussed a number of issues so that we should develop our own Curricular. The Methodology which was used during the workshop will help us to seal the gaps which have been there in our structures,” she explained adding, “We also discussed the unity of competence. As I am speaking we are now we are compiling all the inputs which were made by the participants.”
IMG-20170425-WA0014Pakulantanda went on to thank the participants (around 10) whom she said were more focused to give out their views especially in group discussions.
The Workshop attracted gurus starting from the secretariat, shop stewards and custodians of the union.
She also added that the development of the Curriculum is an ongoing thing.
“We are still making efforts in order to reach our desired goals which are to make all our members have a friendly environment at their various work places,” Pakulantanda said.
The 2-day workshop was facilitated by 3F Southern Africa Zone trainer Hilario Sitoe who is based in Malawi’s neighboring Country Mozambique (Maputo).
Others who attended the workshop included Wendy Phiri (Club Marina Karonga), Emmanuel Pindani (Organiser Lilongwe Office), Rashid Majawa (Organiser), Eunice Chitwanga (Organiser Blantyre Office), Hotson Mataya (Carlsberg), Kelvin Chifunda (Transglobe), Promise Msinje (Ryalls Hotel), Paul Mandowa (Madelco Fisheries), General Secretary of HFPCU Shakespeare Sesani and the Cooperation Coordinator herself Zione Pakulantanda.
Meanwhile, the HFPCU has said that it is working hard to increase its membership.