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ReadyforWork Cohort 5 Applications Open: Learn in-demand digital skills at $0 tuition

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 ReadyforWork, the immersive digital career accelerator that uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to equip job seekers with in-demand skills, is accepting applications for its fifth cohort. Open tracks include UX/UI, Finance, Digital Marketing, Software Engineering, and Data Science.

Ghana-based for-youth, by-youth education social enterprise, Stars From All Nations (SFAN), established ReadyforWork to solve the economic crisis of youth unemployment in Africa.

According to a recent UNICEF report, around 3 in 4 youth lack skills needed for employment, and a similar report notes that one in three youths think their education does not focus enough on skills needed for the workplace and are looking to governments, employers, and education providers to bridge the skills gap.

ReadyforWork addresses these challenges by leveraging self-paced, industry-driven learning modules that equip job seekers and young professionals with relevant digital skills. And connects them to job opportunities in high-growth firms.

The program’s success-based pricing model means that candidates get all the enormous benefits of future-proofing their careers with curriculums that actually work at $0 upfront tuition fees

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ReadyforWork alum Kezia O. Owusu-Ankomah says: I wish I was 18 when I saw ReadyforWork digital career accelerator. I’ve been in the media and arts industry for 12 years. And I developed a new interest in digital marketing. The best platform I found was ReadyforWork. I learned to believe in myself. I also learned how to use design thinking to drive innovation and essential social media marketing skills to drive sales, enhance audience engagement and build a community around a brand. If you are a young person looking to develop a new set of skills or want to complement your degree or practice, I recommend ReadyforWork digital career accelerator.”

SFAN President and Founder Tom-Chris Emewulu says: “Data from institutions like AfDB and IFC show that Ghanaian SMEs struggle to find local talents. Hence ~20% of these employers recruit internationally for digital skills. ReadyforWork is changing that narrative. And we’re thankful to our employer partners for helping us design a program that works.”

ReadyforWork is currently accepting applications in Financial Analysis, User Experience/User Interface Design, Digital Marketing, Software Engineering, and Data Science. Candidates that wish to join the cohort must send in their application before September 15. To apply, visit www.readyforwork.africa or contact SFAN at 0302802935.

 

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Call for entries: Lifebuoy Opens Applications for handwashing ‘Chief Education Officers’

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Unilever’s Lifebuoy, the world’s number one hygiene soap brand, has launched a creative competition that will see two (2) Chief Education Officers aged between 6-12years appointed to raise awareness on the importance of handwashing among school children.

Leveraging the power of peer-to-peer learning, the ‘CEOs’ will be selected from public and private schools in Ghana to help create impact by teaching other children about handwashing and personal hygiene in a series of fun and exciting activities.

The campaign dubbed ‘Lifebuoy H for handwashing CEOs’ is part of Lifebuoy’s activities to mark Global Handwashing Day which occurs every year on the 15th of October.

 Global handwashing day is an international handwashing campaign dedicated to motivating and mobilizing people worldwide to improve their handwashing habits as a strategy for disease prevention.

In 2020, Lifebuoy launched the H for Handwashing campaign to transform the letter H into a symbol for handwashing and to integrate hygiene awareness into the school curriculum. In 2021, Lifebuoy launched its first ever children’s book- an “H for Handwashing” alphabet book – in which children can explore the Alphabet with Azzy the horse. The book is intended to support school curricula all over the world, whenever and wherever children are taught the ABCs.

This year, Lifebuoy is going a step further by passing on the baton to the next generation who will teach their peers about handwashing, as studies have shown that children are more likely to change their behaviour when influenced by their peers.

Lifebuoy is encouraging Children from public and private schools in Ghana between the ages of 6-12years to take up this unique and exciting challenge.

Parents, Guardians and Teachers are also urged to encourage their children and pupils to participate in the competition by following these guidelines:

  • Share a 30- 45 seconds video of your child reciting their campaign manifesto by explaining what hygiene means to them and how they will promote better hygiene in their schools.
  • All entries must include the #GHD2022 #LifebuoyCEOgh #LifebuoyGHD22 #HforHandwashing hashtag and be submitted on Facebook and Instagram only via the brand’s pages @LifebuoyGhana.
  • Entries are open until the 10th of October, 2022.

The two selected CEOs will get the chance to become part of Lifebuoy’s award-winning ‘H for Handwashing’ movement and receive a certificate from the Unilever Ghana Leadership Team for their participation and commitment to the cause.  As part of celebrations to mark Global Handwashing Day, they will also visit the Unilever headquarters and factories to teach employees the importance of handwashing

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For more information, follow Lifebuoy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @LifebuoyGhana

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All customers with voice and data SIM in phones and devices are mandated to register with the Ghana card before the deadline. All SIM cards that are not fully registered at the end of 30th September 2022 will be disconnected from using all services on the network.

Customers who are yet to register should start the process by dialing *404# or use the registration web portal https://simregistrationportal.mtn.com.gh to link their SIM to the Ghana card. Customers who have linked their SIM cards to the Ghana card can complete their registration by either visiting the nearest service centre/agent for the biometric capture or download the SIM Registration Self Service app on google play to complete the registration.

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“Customers who are not sure of their status can check their registration status by dialing *400#. “B-Cap Yes” means a customer is fully registered”.

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