On the 20th of February 2016, Career Disha Nepal held an extensive workshop targeting the young 15 to 17-year-olds in SOS Children’s Village, Bhaktapur. The introduction workshop aimed at creating a mindset for that certain group about the vastness of the job sectors available locally. It was also focused on the tasks, activities as well as the employers involved in various sectors.
The session started at 11:00 am local time sharp after an hour of preparing flexes, charts and other arrangements. The day was filled with experimental games, eye-opening questions as well as a few laughs of astonishment. The day commenced with group works as well as question sessions and ended with self -reflection from the youth.
“I had earlier expected the students to be shy and reserved. I was also expecting them to be clueless about careers and what they hold. But they participated well and now have a clearer and wider knowledge about the opportunities here in Nepal.” Suresh Kasula
“I found with certainty that the introduction of ‘discipline’ is curbing creativity and enthusiasm. It was also evident that if encouraged, students can definitely give something back. It could be said that it is better for teachers to ask ‘what you might prefer’ rather than ‘you should prefer this’, since this might clog their creativity.” Hari Krishna Dahal, Lead Career Coach