Dedication and fervour are evident in instructor Samulea Vadei from Saqani Excessive Faculty, who wakened at 4am to embark on a journey of over 80 kilometres to attend the 2023 Fiji Nationwide College (FNU) Careers Lecturers’ Workshop at Naduna Campus in Labasa on Friday.
Regardless of the lengthy journey time, he persevered to study extra in regards to the alternatives out there for his college students and the way he can help them of their profession path and enrolment course of at FNU.
As a maths and physics instructor, Vadei understands the significance of guiding college students in direction of their full potential and serving to them turn into profitable people.
“I wakened early and made certain to hit the street in time to catch the earliest bus at 5.30am. After touring the lengthy distance, I arrived in Labasa at 9am, simply earlier than the beginning of the workshop,” Vadei mentioned.
“The careers lecturers’ workshop is extraordinarily useful, particularly for lecturers like me who come from rural campuses. It permits college students to entry details about the vary of programs supplied on the Labasa Campus, with out the necessity to journey all the best way to Suva. I’ve discovered that a lot of the programs can be found on the Labasa Campus.”
Pardeep Lal, Head of Naduna Campus, mentioned careers lecturers play a vital function in serving to college students obtain their full potential and construct fulfilling and enduring careers.
“With their experience and dedication, careers lecturers empower college students to dream huge, work good, and make their mark,” he mentioned.
“This workshop offers the proper platform for careers lecturers to equip them with right data and steering to college students.”
Lal added, “The lecturers within the northern division can assist college students turn into profitable folks of their lives, and this workshop has outfitted them with the proper data and abilities to counsel college students to decide on the proper profession path.”
Vishal Lal, the FNU Supervisor Outreach who spearheaded the workshop marketing campaign, emphasised that for FNU to attain its goal of enabling all college students to entry high quality schooling, the College should present the proper data on programmes, programs, enrolment processes, and different providers.
He additional said that Careers Lecturers play a vital function on this course of as they’re the connecting hyperlink between FNU and the scholars. By offering lecturers with the required data and steering, they will successfully talk with college students and assist them make knowledgeable choices about their educational and profession paths. This collaborative effort is not going to solely profit the scholars but additionally contribute to the expansion and improvement of the College as an entire.
“We had over 25 lecturers attending the workshop in Labasa, and total, we had profitable workshops in Ba, Nadi, and Suva within the final two weeks. By offering college students with a powerful basis of information and tailor-made steering, educators can assist them navigate the complexities of the fashionable world and make knowledgeable choices about their futures. With the proper instruments and assist, college students can overcome challenges, seize alternatives, and make significant contributions to their communities and the nation.”
Ahmadiyya Muslim School Principal Mashud Ali laced with 16 years of expertise in educating mentioned he was privileged to be a part of the workshop.
“The Careers Lecturers’ Workshop was very informative and certainly it’s useful for the scholars in our faculties whereby we will likely be clearly capable of disseminate data that’s wanted for a scholar to decide on his or her topic mixture, programmes and the way to fill the types,” he mentioned.
“I see this type of alternatives on the doorstep and FNU affords a variety of programs. I’m happy to study that FNU can be giving likelihood to 12 months 11 college students who drop out from our faculty system the place they will do certificates degree programmes and climb up the ladder.”
Lecturers within the Maritime zones also can be a part of the digital session on April 5 from 9am to 11am.