The Parliament Representative from Roseau Central Constituency of Dominica Melissa Skerrit has met the Roseau Central labour Youth Organisation to discuss the initiation of the plans which could be the boost the jobs for youth to aid the young generation of the country on Thursday, February 17, 2022.
While informing about his meeting, Melissa Skerrit, through his Facebook post cited, announced that the country is going to start a new 12-week Theatrical Training programme for youth to enhance the skills of the youth of Dominica.
She added,” I am feeling pleasure to announce the Training Programme for the youth as it will aid them in their future. The programme will soon embark on a twelve-week Theatrical Training Programme host by Mr Al Mathurin, an expert in the Visual and Performing Arts”.
Melissa Skerrit further emphasised the importance of the programme and asserted that a wide range of skill training would facilitate the youth population, which would provide skills such as scenic design, lighting, stage management, drama, costume design, production management, public speaking and interviews.
She underscored,” I recently met with the Roseau Central LYO (Labour Youth Organization) and designated 2022 as a year of personal development, job opportunities and skills training. In so doing, I proposed several plans to aid the youth in attaining those goals.
She further stressed various skills that would be instilled in the youth and stated that the training programme would enhance the skills of making CV, writing portfolio and resume drama.
People further commended Melissa Skerrit and asserted that she is making great efforts to train the youth so that they could be able to enhance their carrier in different fields.
One of the residents’ name Solomon Pascal, asserted,” Great initiative necessary intervention we need to empower our youth”.
Another Facebook user also appreciated the programme named T’keyah Jno Baptiste,” Great idea, and I think we should have some sort of technical school where people can learn skills. Jobs they can use to work for themselves. Examples: construction, electricals, refrigeration, sewing, carpentry, farming, IT skills etc. I say technical school because it’s something that children who maybe haven’t finished high school can go to, or maybe they did it as a certificate course in college, but now they want more hands-on practice and training”.