What is Glocal Skill Week?

Skill week is an open platform for youth to boost their insights, creativity and learn through a reality check world delivering some exciting opportunities to ensure youth to develop the right skills they need to succeed in the changing labor market.

Skill Week is a week full of events, creativity, skills, inspirations and insights. This is a week dedicated to perform workshop related to different skills, skill shows and exhibitions, learning hub and sessions along with entertainment components making this as an infotainment week honoring the skills.

Why to participate in this event?

All the participants will get chance to explore- engage- educate in the field of different skills which might help them to choose their career or help them to know about the skills, importance and scope in the labor market.

When is the event?

The event will happen from 20th of January to 26th of January 2020. There are various workshop happening from 20th to 24th at different organizations. 25th is the Skill Fest that is happening at King’s College, which also includes various workshops and other activities. Lastly, CEO Unplugged is happening on 26th at Soaltee Crowne Plaza.

Who can apply for the event?

This is an open platform for youths, however, the event targets to those who belong to the age group of 16- 30.

Do we need to pay for the workshop?

All of the events are free to participate except CEO Unplugged where there is some registration charge for which you can visit the official website www.ceo.glocalnepal.com

What are the selection criteria for the participants?

First come first serve basis.

Can I register for multiple workshops ?

Yes, participants can register for different events as per their interest, but we suggest to go through the date and time as there might be parallel workshop going at a time.

If I apply for the film making competition, can I attend the film festival?

Yes, if you apply for the filmmaking competition, either you win or not; participant can attend the festival happening at QFX Labim Mall on 22nd of January.

Why do we need Skill Week ?

Nepal continues to experience an increase in demand for skilled labor, which requires increased workforce participation, increased skill attainment and the employment of attraction and retention strategies. A major issue prevailing is the complain of employers not getting people for work and youths complaining for not getting jobs.

A large part of addressing this issue is providing ample information about the career and training possibilities and opportunities that are available. GSW aims to raise the awareness of the diversity of training and career opportunities available, pathways into training and education, and the importance of skills to today’s businesses.

What is the outcome of Skill Week ?

Glocal Skill Week will bring together a wide range of stakeholders from across the valley to share their perspectives on Skill Training and its role in the future of work. The Week will promote a way to help young and adult learners discover their talents and as a smart choice that leads to high-quality jobs and increased employability. The event will develop an understanding to the future of Vocational Education: how it will develop and what changes it brings.