Empowering the Future: Career Mentorship Session for Faculty of Education Students

Empowering the Future: Career Mentorship Session for Faculty of Education Students

In an effort to prepare and inspire the next generation of educators, the Office of Career Services organized a career mentorship program for first year students in the Faculty of Education on the afternoon of October 30th, the mentorship session aimed to shed light on the ever evolving job market in the field of education and equip students with the necessary skills and competencies to make them stand out upon graduation.

Madam Naomi Nyaboga, the head of Career Services, inaugurated the session with an introduction to the various services and programs offered by the office. She highlighted the essential role of career enhancement programs in boosting students' marketability and their ability to successfully compete in today's job market.

The panel of speakers brought a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to the eager students. They stressed the importance of continuous upskilling and reskilling to acquire diverse soft skills that are highly sought after by employers.

Pearl Oriele who is the Founder and CEO of Pearliators of Wisdom, emphasized the importance of self-awareness in career alignment. She encouraged students to discover their passions and motivations, as this is the first step towards finding a fulfilling career path.

Brian Bosire, Head of Recruitment at Teach for Kenya, encouraged students to view education from a broader perspective. He urged them to explore extracurricular activities and to be open to diverse opportunities within the field of education.

This mentorship session provided valuable insights into the dynamic world of education and instilled in students the significance of being proactive in their career development. As students move forward in their educational journey, the advice and guidance they received from the accomplished speakers will undoubtedly serve as a guiding light.

With this newfound knowledge and motivation, the students are well equipped to navigate the ever evolving job market and emerge as confident and marketable professionals upon graduation. The mentorship program provided not only professional guidance but also a sense of empathy and encouragement to embark on a journey towards a rewarding career in the field of education.

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