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Employability Skills “TOT” Workshop

World University Services of Canada, WUSC

 

Project Title: Women’s Economic Linkages and Employment Development (WE LEAD)

 

Introduction

Within the framework of the project ‘Women’s Economic Linkages and Employment Development (WE LEAD), WUSC has commissioned the consultancy firm Sustainable Research and Development Center (SRD) to conduct a training workshop on Employability Skills, Labour Market Assessment, and Networking benefiting 17 trainers form Vocation Training Corporation and Vocational Training Centers in Jordan. The training workshop conducted on 18 January to 1 February 2021 at the Abu Nsair VTC, Amman.

 

Key activities during the workshop

  1. Opening Session

On the first day of the workshop (18 January 2021), and after registration of participants, Ms. Alia Alrawashdeh, as a representative of WUSC, provides a short speech in which she presented a short introduction about WUSC and its goals in Jordan, and Alrawashdeh explained the objectives of the workshop and the importance of learning advanced skills on employability, labour market assessment, and networking. A team from WUSC provided daily follow up and support to the workshop, included Ms. Muna Makahleh and Mr. Mohammed Husban. Thanks for WUSC team who shared in many sessions their experience and contributed efficiently to the training activities to ensure that participants benefiting the maximum of the training workshop.

 

  1.  Key Training Sessions

During the 10-day workshop, the trainer facilitated a series of training sessions in order to improve the participants employability skills that young graduates from the VTC needs as cross-cutting professional skills, which are lacking in the VTC curricula. The main topics that have been delivered:

  1. Career guidance 
  2. Work Readiness
  3. Positive Thinking
  4. Team Building and Teamwork
  5. Effective Communication and Presentation Skills
  6. How to Market yourself (CV writing, Interview Skills)
  7. Labour Market Assessment
  8. Work Ethics and employee obligation

 

Key Results 

  • The training workshop has contributed in improving the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the participants on employability skills, labour market assessment, and networking with stakeholders. This conclusion based on the written evaluation results (see section: Monitoring and Evalution).
  • The training workshop was a new partnership success story while the participants has been guided to develop new tools that should contribute in importing the institutional capacities of their departments. These tools included:
  1. Individual Employability Development Plan (خطة التطوير الوظيفي الفردية). This tools is to guide the trainees in the VTC from the first day they attend the training till after the graduation from the VTC.
  2. Curriculum Vitae Form (نموذج سيرة ذاتية) customized for VTC graduates.
  3. Job Interview Form (نموذج تقييم نتائج مقابلة العمل).
  4. Youth Data Collection Tool (استمارة جمع المعلومات من الشباب), and it has been built in Kobo Toolbox.
  5. Employer Data Collection Tool (استمارة جمع المعلومات من اصحاب العمل).
  6. NGOs Data Collection Tool (استمارة الجهات ذات العلاقة).
  7. Labour Market Assessment Plan (خطة تقييم سوق العمل).
  8. Career Path Evaluation Form (تقييم المسار المهني).



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