The Career Guidance Unit was established in 2007 with
the vision of developing career Skills of the students and guiding them to
find most suitable job opportunity according to their talents.As the first
task of our society, the office bearers were inaugurated. With those new
changes the Career Guidance & Skills Development Society had a successful
year of 2010.On the 15th of January 2010, we gave the opportunity to Grade
12 students to participate in the EDEX Exhibition-2010 which was held in
Next we made aware of a vacancy at Hanjin Shipping Lanka
(Pvt) Ltd. The school leavers who had passed G.C.E.(A/L) in Maths stream and
those who are fluent in Spoken and written English with extra-curricular
In order to get more information on career opportunities
we got registered in the school programmed of the University of New South
Wales. To make this project more effective we started another project to
collect data of candidates of 2009 Advanced Level.
In the second term we organized a seminar for after O/L
students in order to guide them to choose a suitable stream for Advanced
level and also to give them a clear idea about the A/L project. The invited
Lecturers for his event were Mr. M. L. Priyantha from NAITA and Mr. Bandula
Sarath Waduthanthri, a Lecturer from NIE.
While one of the main objectives of our society is
providing guidance to members to choose suitable vocations according to
their skills and aptitudes and directing them through this procedure to
fitting into national and foreign employments is anticipated. From the
inception our society in 19th May 2006 we have directed many activities
within a short period.
Directing pupils to participate in exhibitions of
national and international level such as Edex conducted by Royal College and
Education exhibition organized by Ananda College.
Providing facilities to use inter-net through which information regarding
vocational guidance is provided.
Guiding pupils anticipating G.C.E A/L results to chose
suitable vocational fields.
Holding a “Skills Day” to enable pupils to bring out their aptitudes and
skills thus providing opportunities to exhibit their professional skills and
help personality development. We conducted Global Exposure 2007; a work shop
and Seminars for Grade 12 and 13 students under the guidance of career
councilors. We are making arrangements to hold this project annually.