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Thursday, July 6th, 2017


Youth interns learn new things from Y@W

YOUTHS in Honiara say they have learnt five significant lessons while joining the Youth At Work phase 11 programme. A Youth representative, Ms Natina Taisau said during their engagement in Y@W programme they have learnt five important areas, believing it will set as foundation for employment opportunities. She said, number one is giving back to community, they realise it is important for them as youths – developing their mindset to think active. From the programme young people acquired positive knowledge and skills during the trainings and job experience over 15 weeks of internship. Ms Taisau said despite educational background, the Y@W gives young people another chance to learn, seeRead More

Hundreds graduate under Y@W programme

NEARLY 200 young people graduated from the Youth@ Work phase 11 programme at the National Auditorium yesterday. Among them are people with special needs. A total of 107 females and 80- plus males completed the Y@W programme and received their certificate. These youths graduate with useful skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship, work experiences, capacity trainings and work ethics. The Acting Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs, Mr Hugo Hebala in his keynote address persuaded the graduates to apply these skills and knowledge gained in their future opportunities. He said trainers and mentors have given them basic tools important for job opportunities and if embraced willRead More