Miss Bridget Bonnie, the Founder of PEC Institute, has urged technical students not to be shy of their course and underrate it but rather pursue tech and vocational training in order to empower themselves to a higher level and become the best.
According to her, TVET education is the surest bet to acquiring employable skills to meet quick job demands.
“Today’s world is about what sort of skills you have and what you are capable of doing with those skills, which puts technical skill training in a very beneficial position for students after school,” Ms. Bridget Bonnie stated.
She made this known when speaking to Obuoba Ofori Amanfo, the host of Ahenkan FM’s “Maakye morning on Monday 27th June, 2022
Ms. Bridget Bonnie also called on government to focus more attention on technical and vocational education and training in order to provide the practical skills needed to reduce unemployment menace in Ghana.
“Technical and vocational education is the backbone of any country that focus on industrialization drive, so it apt for the government to prioritize TVET services in Ghana because if Ghana can solve unemployment menace, the TVET is our surest bet,” she indicated.
The PEC Institute, as part of its projects, embarked on ‘The Before Tertiary Drive 2022’ which targets students in their final year in Senior High Schools.
The PEC has three projects Before Second Cycle Drive, Before Tertiary Drive, and the Skills Development Drive.
The Institute brought together professionals to enlighten them about things to consider when choosing their programs in tertiary, cut-off pints, judicious use of social media, and others.
The PEC YELL
PEC: I am Capable
PEC: I will do it
PEC: I will succeed
The PEC institute hopes to have more editions of these initiatives in other senior high schools in the coming months and beseech corporate organizations to join them to make huge impacts in the lives of these young ones.
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