Skill ‘G’ programme to be revived in Technical, Vocational colleges soon – Osun govt

The administration of Senator Ademola Adeleke has reiterated its commitment to revive the Skill G programme in Technical and Vocational colleges across the State soon.

This is in a bid to strengthen vocational education among students who attend Technical Colleges for the creation of jobs among youths.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Technical and Vocational Education, Arch. Ademola Adesina dropped stated this during an interactive session with the Technical and Vocational colleges Principals across the state.

He charged them to work together to ensure that students embrace Technical and Vocational studies like every other academic pursuit.

Adesina noted that Osun has the high number of technical colleges with good facilities, the SA stressed on the need for a reorientation among parents and students not to see technical colleges as schools for dullards.

A resource person on Technical and Vocational Education, Mr Laolu Oguntuyi harped on the need for technical and vocational centers in the State to go digital because the world is now digitally driven.

Mr Oguntuyi also called for constant training of teachers and students for development, also advocated for the creation of young entrepreneurs clubs in schools, as it will help stimulate their interest in vocational studies at a young age.

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