Maxwell Nkhokwe

Upon graduating from CIE, Maxwell returned to his position as a Senior Planning Officer in the Ministry of Education. In 2006, he became the Managing Director of Max Development Consultants, which provided services in program planning, participatory M&E, and training development.  In 2010 he took on the voluntary role of Country Director for the Chiyembekezo Trust.


In 2012, Maxwell was hired as an Education Specialist with the Malawi office of the Japan International Cooperation Agency where he continues to work.  In that role he works to promote JICA”s cooperation on education in Malawi toward achieving the SDGs.  He is particularly involved in evidence-based participatory approaches to program design and implementation.  He says this position is “the place I see my CIE skills and knowledge being put into practical use.”  [11-20]




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