ESCWA Assistance sets up IT training centers in Southern Lebanon
The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has opened two vocational training centers in two Southern Lebanese villages, Kfar Kila and Marjayoun. Twenty teachers from five schools as well as few representatives from the Municipality are presently being trained on the use of computers and basic software, preparing them to teach information technology (IT) to pupils in five schools.
Cooperating with Kfar Kila Intermediate School, and the Indian Battalion of UNIFIL, ESCWA set-up a training laboratory for these teachers, and devised a program that includes training on Windows operating system, MS Office and other basic functions and tools. At the opening of the course the school headmaster and the commander of IndBatt expressed their gratitude to ESCWA for its initiative and stressed the importance to IT for the new generation.
ESCWA group inspected the two ESCWA vocational training centers under preparation in Kfar Kila and Majeyoun.
The centers, will function as administrative hubs for the vocational training project, be the setting in which some of the courses will occur, as well as being the location for youth career guidance and the administrative center of the micro-credit financing of small enterprises. Work on the training materials, announcements leaflets, nomination processes and forms are progressing in parallel. — (menareport.com)
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