GUCDA was selected by NOCAL to implement the youth empowerment through computer & entrepreneurship skills training program for disadvantaged youths in electoral district 17, Montserrado County. The training was intended to empower disadvantaged young people with Computer and Entrepreneurship skills, enabling them to be self-reliant and contribute meaningfully to the post-war development of the country. The training is also intended to empower young people with the requisite digital learning materials and skills to boost their innovative and creative skills. He stated further that research conducted by his company reveals that 8 out of 10 high school graduates in Liberia, lack basic computer knowledge and operation skills, the research also reveals that between 40-60% of college students in Liberia lack the basic computer knowledge and operational skills. Various research and questioners fill out by employers established that basic computer knowledge and operational skills are valuable to any profession and these skills are necessary requirements for any employment in the formal education sector.
Source: Front Page Africa January 03, 2018 04:07 UTC