Friday, August 19 2011 @ 10:07 AM AST
Contributed by: NicolaJoseph
The Community Education (Skills Training) Programme of the Ministry of Community Development is expected to get a boost in 2012 when the Adult Education portfolio is added to the Ministry from October 1, 2011. So said Director of Community Development, Ms Susan Corbett in her feature address to over 1,000 graduates of the CEP programme in Caroni at the Chaguanas North Government Secondary School yesterday (August 18, 2011).
She also encouraged graduates to continue upgrading their skills and using what they learned over the past five months to start small businesses. Earlier, in an overview of the programme, Training Officer, Omadaye Beesan announced that more than 9,000 persons had graduated from the CEP Programme this year and that 259 tutors were employed.
Graduates in Caroni received certificates for completion of courses in several areas including: