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Provincial Skills Development Forum Career Expo - 2012-07-24 04:53:00
23 July 2012
Provincial Skills Development Forum Career Expo
As part of the contribution towards the Goal 7 of the Provincial Skills Development Strategy and Goal 8 of the National Skills Development Strategy, Eastern Cape Premier Noxolo Kiviet will officially open the Provincial Rural Career Expo’s at Ndamase Senior Secondary School on Thursday, 26 July 2012 in Libode.
The career expo will provide comprehensive information and support to the youth of the province to guide their career choices and learning paths.
Organizations such as National Student Financial Aid Scheme, South African Qualifications Authority, Volkswagen of South Africa, all SETAs, Further Education and Training and Universities to mention a few, will provide a wide range of enrichment sessions with learners.
Students will be coached on how to write CVs, presentations on accessing NFAS funding and bursaries from different stakeholders. Moreover, organizations will provide information and counselling on career paths, options for further study, funding to the matric students and unemployed youth.
About 1 500 youth are expected to attend the Career Expo. The lessons learnt from these events will guide planning for the 2013 expanded programme to ensure all districts have access to such events.
Issued by the Eastern Cape Office of the Premier
GM: Provincial Communications
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