Career guidance event held at high schools

Career guidance event held at high schools

Rajendranagar: India Literacy Project conducted its third-phase career guidance programme to enable the students to make informed career choices, in 11 high schools of the Rajendra Nagar mandal through their STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) Project.

According to organisers, the third-phase of counselling focused on the students irrespective of their results to help them decide the next step in life. “Parents are an important part of this session as the students are encouraged not only to take decisions based on aptitude and interest but also on financial capabilities,” said India Literacy Project’s Hyderabad Chapter Coordinator, Preeti Iyengar

She said that this year the Career Counselling Project of India Literacy Project Hyderabad covered over 75 schools and 4500 students in Ranga Reddy District, Hyderabad District, Vikarabad District and Khammam District. “Our vision is to expand this project to multiple districts across the State of Telangana. We also intend to set up a Multi-Dimensional Learning Space – an after school program to support the govt.

high school students to compete with other students,” added Preeti Iyengar. Preeti Iyengar is leading the projects which include Mobile Libraries, Teacher support, Career Counselling, Digital learning, etc. STEM education, among others in Government Schools. This program was facilitated by United Way of Hyderabad, sponsored by State Street.