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Career Guidance: Teacher Awareness Programme

Career Guidance: Teacher Awareness Programme

Career Guidance: Teacher Awareness Programme

A training session for all the academic staff members of the Primary as well as the College sections, was organized on Monday, 6th of June 2022. It was held at the Green Hall from 8.00- 11.00 am.

The topic for the session was Career Guidance and it was conducted by two speakers; Mr.Ma hinda Koddituwakku – Director Career Guidance Western Province (Dept. of Education) and renowned trainer Mr. Sameera Jayawardena – University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Career Guidance.

The session covered the importance of career guidance and imperative need to guide the children to fulfill their career aspirations at a young age at such a turbulent time. Much emphasis was placed on the role of teachers and the manner in which they should guide the students to develop their career aspirations throughout their school life by nurturing their interests, creating opportunities to develop their soft skills, and helping them in building attitudes to be very adaptive to the evolving world around them.

The programme was conducted on an action based model and all the teachers participated in it enthusiastically and had positive feedback at the end of it. They also requested for similar training sessions in the future.