NEISSR organizes workshop on employability skills development


Dimapur, March 6: With an aim to explain whether an “Employability Skills Development Intervention Programme enhances the employability skills of under graduate students”, North East Institute of Social Science and Research (NEISSR) conducted a 3-day workshop program on “Enhancing Employability Skills among the Student Youth” at St Xavier College Jalukie with 36 students.
The workshop program was facilitated by Meriakthule N Chewang, Research Project Staff, NEISSR.
The participants were enlightened with eight different employability skills: Self Branding Skill, Career Goal Setting and Execution Skill, Time Management Skill, Communication Skill, Decision Making Skill, Adaptability and Collaboration Skill, Ability to Influence Skill and Digital Communication Technology Skill.
Dr. Fr. Francis, the Principal of St. Xavier College welcomed the facilitators and encouraged the students to cooperate and learn maximum from the facilitator.
The first day flag off with introduction and orientation about the Program by the facilitator and sessions were taken on three skills (Self Branding skill, Career Goal Setting and Execution Skill, and Time Management Skill). All the participants were guided with a workbook to exercise their learning’s and motivate their participation level.
The second day marked with other three employability skills (Adaptability and Collaboration Skill, Ability to Influence Skill and Decision Making). On the third day the students were enlightened with two connecting skills (Communication skill and Digital Communication Technology Skill).
The workshop was designed with practical exercises and activities of eight skills, group discussion, group learning’s, presentation, ice breaking etc. After every session the students were given opportunity to evaluate and share their learning’s. The participants shared that the skills learned during the workshop program has enhance their employability skills and has helped them to build up their career and change their attitude towards life.
The 3-day workshop program came to a close with dynamic dialogues from participants and facilitator. The salient features of the workshop include the pledge to apply the learning’s in everyday life so as to enhance their knowledge, develop their skills and become competent and employable.
Dr. Fr. Francis, the Principal of St Xavier College thanked the facilitator for enhancing the skills of the students.
(Page News Service)