The Pujehun Technical College, also known as the Stein and Steinmetz College for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), is gearing up to reopen its doors for the upcoming academic year.
The institution, which faced temporary closure in 2021 due to challenges, has taken significant strides to address those issues and is now ready to provide valuable technical and vocational education once again.
Mr. Edward Mando, proprietor of the Pujehun Technical College shared his enthusiasm for the institution’s revival. Established between 2017 and 2020 in collaboration with German organizations, the college is dedicated to offering technical and vocational training in key sectors such as agriculture, construction, and services.
Mr. Mando emphasized that the college’s focus is on equipping students with practical skills that directly translate to employability, industry relevance, and a shorter duration of study compared to traditional degree programs.
Speaking passionately about the benefits of pursuing technical education, Mr. Mando underscored that attending a TVET institution can open doors to a myriad of career paths and even pave the way for entrepreneurial ventures. He highlighted that such an education is not only vital for personal growth but also contributes significantly to the economic growth of the region by addressing the prevalent skills gaps in various sectors.
Mr. Mando pointed out that skill training goes beyond just providing competence in specific fields; it facilitates career advancement, adaptability, and effective problem-solving.
He also emphasized that fostering a culture of skill development nurtures innovation, encourages personal growth, and cultivates effective communication skills, all of which are essential traits in today’s rapidly changing world.
In conclusion, Mr. Edward Mando highlighted the cumulative impact of acquiring various skills, stating that these capabilities have a positive influence on multiple aspects of an individual’s life. As Pujehun Technical College prepares to reopen its doors, it is poised to play a crucial role in shaping the future of its students, contributing to both their personal growth and the overall development of the community.
As the academic year draws near, students and community members alike eagerly anticipate the return of Pujehun Technical College, ready to embark on a journey of practical learning and skills acquisition that promises to open doors to a world of opportunities.