MCC Qatar successfully holds ‘Career Guidance Workshop’

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MCC Qatar successfully holds ‘Career Guidance Workshop’

Qatar: Mangalore Cricket Club (MCC), a renowned socio-cultural club of Qatar, always brings out innovative programs for its members and the Mangalorean community in large including members of Karnataka based clubs. MCC in its 25th year took a new step forward and successfully organized a “Career Guidance Workshop” an education and career guidance workshop for the young students and their parents of class 8th to 12th Std on Friday, October 21st , 2016 at 4.00 pm. at the Doha Downtown Hotel, Al Sadd.

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This educational career guidance program was presented by a renowned educationist Dr Norbert Lobo, Ph.D, M.Phil & M.A in Economics, Masters in Human Resource Management, Associate Professor and Head, Dept of Economics, St Aloysius College, (Autonomous) Mangaluru. In addition, he is the Vice President of AIFUCTO, Editor in Chief of Al Shodhana of a research journal , Author of Research books, textbooks and the list goes on. Dr Norbert Lobo has conducted over 600 programs on career guidance for students and parents at different educational institutions in Karnataka and also in Muscat, Oman. He has also written and published 69 articles on career guidance, given 22 radio programs on career guidance (in Kannada, Konkani & English), served as a Career Counselor for Phone-in– program in Radio & Local Cable TV networks.

The program started with a welcome note from Anusha D’Souza. She welcomed the gathering and invited President Prakash Noronha to address the gathering. The president welcomed the speaker, all students and parents and thanked them for grabbing this wonderful opportunity given to them as this workshop will give valuable guidance tips in selecting children’s future study course/career for a brighter future. It is indeed a privilege and we feel happy to organize this guidance program for the betterment of our children. This workshop aims at helping students to shape their future and help them to make proper strategic goals to achieve their aims and desires.

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Anusha D’Souza then introduced the speaker of the evening who was welcomed with a bouquet by the Cultural Secretary Prabha Rego. Dr Norbert Lobo then took over the stage and spoke on various issues relating to career counseling and guidance for students in selecting the right educational courses, choosing the right college with regard to affiliations, he explained in detail the different courses available on choosing Arts / Commerce or Science streams and also about different entrance exams to get selected to get into different streams.

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Dr Norbert Lobo shared his vast knowledge on education and spoke for more than 4 hours and also answered all questions raised by parents. It was indeed a valuable session with vast information exchanged to parents and students and all parents were very happy to have attended this workshop to collect so much information. Parents commented that they were still ready to listen for more as they did not realize 4 hours had passed as it was so interesting and informative presentation. All attendees were given the different course and entrance exams material for their information and reference. Dr Lobo then announced that he will have a one to one session with interested students on 22nd October 2016 and many students booked the slots.

Dr Norbert Lobo was then presented with a memento by President Prakash Noronha and Vice President Ronald Saldanha. Anusha thanked the gathering and all who helped to organize this workshop.

During the break, light refreshments were served.

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