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Airbus Little Engineer Programme

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The Little Engineer and The African Section Ninety Nines International Organisation of Women Pilots, together with its partner Airbus Foundation, is to roll out the Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) interactive digital programme in Malawi.

The motto of the Ninety Nines is to promote advancement of aviation for women through education, scholarships and mutual support whilst honouring their unique history and sharing their passion for flight.

The African Section 99s together with the Airbus Little Engineer is promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Aviation. The aim is to educate youth between ages 10 and 16 years old within the community in Malawi with respect to science, technology, engineering and mathematics through series of interactive online 3D modeling workshops. The goal is to encourage students to understand and embrace technology and ignite a passion that could grow into an exciting STEM career. “This is in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals.

Any Schools, NGO’s willing to be part of this exciting project in Malawi please contact the African Section 99s. Governor Ivana Alvares-Marshall email:

Kamuzu Academy

Kamuzu Academy is the first school to participate in The Airbus Little Engineer Online program & the Discovery Space by Airbus Foundation as well as The Moon Camp education project that runs in collaboration between European Space Agency and the Airbus Foundation, in partnership with Autodesk. Kamuzu Academy is also the first school in Malawi to participate in the international Moon Camp Challenge. We originally had 50 students registered, by the end of the course we ended up having 94 students participate. Congratulations to all the students who participated in this programme. You certainly are all talented students. Special Thanks to Mr A. J. Wild Headmaster of Kamuzu academy, Mr. Andrew Hubbard Deputy Headmaster (Academic), Mr. H. Gondwe Deputy Headmaster (Pastoral), Mrs Zalerapi Chirwa-Mhango, M.Sc(Informatics), B.Ed(Technical) Head of Department (Design and Technology )Teacher of Design and Technology, ICT and Coordinated Science and Mr Donald Kaluwire Kamuzu Academy Director of Music and Head of Music Department. The Airbus Little Engineer Online program & the Airbus Foundation Discovery Space in partnership with the African Section 99s.
March 2021