Destiny Church was packed with more than 150 found itself full of young school pupils who were eager to know what the future holds for them during @#SupportALearner’s the fourth annual career expo last Friday. held by NPO @#SupportALearner. last Friday.
OverMore than 150 school pupils attended the event. were in attendence.
#SupportALearner founder Yamkela Nkomo said: “ the pupils are the main inspiration behind the career expo.
“WhenWhen we have tutorials, we make it a point to converse with the learners and ask them about where they see themselves in the future.
“Most of them are unsure, which could be the reason why they are not working hard enough to the extent that they need tutorials.
“We hold an annual diary that has a personality test on it where the learners answer questions that help narrow down professions or jobs for their type of personality,” Nkomo said.
Speaking to The GO!, Nkomo said they #SupportALearner wanted pupils the learners to discover who they were are and what who they could become. can be after completing matric. in the next six years after grade 12 and they encouraged the pupils to work towards this that goal.
“School is fun if you know what you are studying towards, when you have an end goal.”
“Our guest speaker Charlie Mzimane, a Rhodes economics lecturer, spoke on Destiny and Destination,” said Nkomo said.
She said they had 15 stakeholders involved, as requested by pupilsthe learners:
Walter Sisulu University speaking on their administration processes ,African Geologists legal representative Drake Flemmer ,Chef Sipho Sentele from Chef2Work ,Masithethe Counselling Services ,SANCA Drug Institute ,Social worker Moyisi Duma ,Epitome Public Relations owner Sandisiwe Mgolozeli,Women in Tourism associate Pelisa Kunju,Fashion designer George Figlan Life coach Lundi Ludidi.
“The theme of the year is ‘build your dream’ and you are more than capable if you know where you are going.
“It set the tone for the expo as what we found lacking from the learners was purpose and drive. “Our guest speaker Charlie Mzimane, a Rhodes economics lecturer, spoke on Destiny and Destination,” said Nkomo said.