Career Guidance and Career Counselling (CGCC) workshop for the girls in the 9th and 11th standards of SKV Dhakka, Delhi

On Dec 11th and 12th, career counsellors from Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) conducted Career Guidance and Career Counselling (CGCC) workshop for the girls in the 9th and 11th standards of SKV Dhakka(School Id 1309025). This programme was delivered as part of the DISHA project, supported by IKEA Foundation and implemented by UNDP, which entails orienting girl child towards financial independence through employment and entrepreneurship. The power packed sessions were delivered to about 230 students through Anupriya Khare, Meeta Sharma, Nitesh Gupta and Samir Bhaattacharjee under the guidance of Programme Officer Sanjogita Mishra using an innovative kit for CGCC developed using job roles identified by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). This kit also gave the learners an opportunity to introspect and reflect upon their core strengths which can be translated to economic empowerment. All the sessions were conducted using Activity Based Learning and engaged the students intensively. The Principal Dr. Shalini and Coordinator Mrs. Kumkum Aggarwal were key to arranging the workshop such that the benefits of the workshop could be maximized. CEMCA will be adopting at least 10 government schools in Delhi and working closely with students of 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th standards with a special focus on girl child for over an year. They will make the learners aware of variousjob opportunities available in Skills & Vocations across various industry sectors and help them to develop their personality and skills to find employment or self-employment.

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