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Government intends to train students to become job creators

July 12, 2019 4:02 pm
the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar during the opening of TEST and Enterprise Week 2019 at Monfort Boys Town in Veisari, Lami [Source: Fijian Government]

Government is committed to Sustainable Development Goal 4 which calls for Quality Education.

This promotes improvement in the standards of skill-based learning in schools and to promote lifelong learning.

This was highlighted by the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar while speaking during the opening of TEST and Enterprise Week 2019 at Monfort Boys Town in Veisari, Lami today.

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Akbar says they intend to train students not only to gain technical but also enterprising skills which will enable them to have a mindset of creating jobs in the future.

She adds children need an empowerment tool to guide them and to take ownership of their future.

Akbar says parents and teachers need to recognize their children’s abilities, skills and talents and guide them to reach their full potential.

The theme for the TEST and Enterprise Week 2019 is “Innovative Skills for Sustainability” which is aligned to the theme for the World Youth Skills Day that will be celebrated on the 15th of July.

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