QCDC launches initiative to help secondary students plan career Mar 19, 2019 0 642 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Career Development Center (QCDC), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has launched ‘My Career-My Future’ programme to assist secondary school students in planning their academic and career tracks.The programme will run from April 7 to 11 from 8 am to 2 pm, at Multaqa (Education City Student Center). The initiative is open to both boys and girls, with separate classes held for each group of students.QCDC Director Abdullah Ahmed al Mansoori said, “The new programme falls in line with QCDC’s efforts to instil a culture of career guidance and raise awareness among our students, while introducing youth to potential career tracks and in-demand jobs in the Qatari labour market. These efforts will help the youth hone their skills and capitalise on their potential, while developing a workforce that contributes to the growth and prosperity of Qatar.”The programme provides an ‘edutainment’ experience, engaging students through interactive activities, training workshops and field visits that will help participants discover their skills and talents, which will consequently enable them to make appropriate career choices. This year’s programme will focus on tourism, transportation, culture and media. Students will receive an insight into various professions through a variety of stimulating professional activities and training workshops, specially designed to raise awareness of the importance of academic and career guidance while equipping participants with the practical skills needed to succeed. Workshops will be held on decision-making, problem-solving and creative thinking, helping to bolster personal skills, build confidence and instil a spirit of entrepreneurship, perseverance and teamwork among participants.The programme also offers opportunities for site visits to leading organizations in Qatar. This will allow students to gain first-hand insights into the range of different types of jobs and to gauge the extent to which they match their skills and potentials, as well as what to expect from each profession. Interested applicants can visit www.qcdc.org.qa, call 44546815, or email firstname.lastname@example.org Pages 12345678 RELATED ARTICLES CRA survey reveals rise in awareness of telecom rights Mar 19, 2019 0 382 QDA, QBRI join hands to fight diabetes Mar 19, 2019 0 743 Sasol supports hearing-impaired with ‘Accessible Qatar’ initiative Mar 19, 2019 0 644 Al Bairaq presents 94 research ideas at QU annual conference QNA Doha The annual conference of research and innovation organised by Al Bairaq programme of Qatar University presented 94 research ideas for primary and junior high school students, including projects, innovations ..