Employment and Labour Hosts Three-Day Career Exhibition in North West

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The Public Employment Services (PES) unit in Vryburg, Taung, and Christiana Labour Centres organized a three-day career exhibition from 20 to 22 June 2023 in Ganyesa, Mokasa II village, and Sweitzer-Reneke. The event aimed to benefit the communities by providing a platform for attendees to expand their networks, learn about different career opportunities, and discover various learnerships, internships, apprenticeships, bursaries, and entrepreneurship options.

High Attendance Demonstrates Youth’s Determination

Over 800 youth and work-seekers attended the event, demonstrating the youth’s determination to seize opportunities for personal and professional growth. Ms. Slindile Nkiwane, the Director PES in North West, emphasized the importance of nurturing and protecting the youth, who play a crucial role in shaping the country’s future economy.

Collaboration Between Educational Institutions, Government Bodies, and Industry Representatives

The event brought together various institutions of higher learning, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges, Funding Institutions, and Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) to share information and knowledge. This collaboration allowed participants to explore various career paths and consider alternative opportunities that would broaden their horizons.

Next Career Exhibition in Klerksdorp

The Department of Employment and Labour will host the next career exhibition in Klerksdorp on 29 June 2023, where partnerships with different stakeholders will be forged to develop the youth of the province and create awareness about opportunities that can improve their employment prospects.

Empowering the Youth and Addressing Unemployment

Unemployment is a pressing issue that governments around the world are grappling with. Initiatives like this career exhibition provide a valuable opportunity for the youth to engage with industry experts and gather information about potential career paths. Equipped with this knowledge, they can make informed decisions about their future, which is essential for personal and national development.

Moreover, such exhibitions illustrate the importance of collaboration between educational institutions, government bodies, and industry representatives in addressing unemployment. By working together, these stakeholders can provide the necessary support and resources for the youth to pursue their goals and contribute positively to the economy.

Investing in the Youth Through Education and Skill Development Programs

These events also serve as a reminder that governments must continue investing in their youth through education and skill development programs. Providing a strong foundation for young people will empower them to make informed decisions about their careers and ensure a brighter future for the nation.

In conclusion, the three-day career exhibition in North West was a significant step toward empowering the youth and addressing unemployment in the region. Initiatives like these provide a platform for young people to gain valuable insights and information, enabling them to make informed decisions about their careers. With continued investment in education and skill development, the youth can play a pivotal role in driving economic growth and ensuring a prosperous future for the country. The upcoming exhibition in Klerksdorp will be another opportunity to build on this momentum and further develop the province’s youth.

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