By ElgonDaily Reporter
KAMPALA: As more graduating students continue flooding the job market arena with smart transcripts, the real jobs are practically missing and government insists it has no jobs as many may anticipate.
But the principal Kampala parent’s school (KPS)Daphane Kato has a solution for these youths of whom she advises to embrace entrepreneurshipfor self reliance as the only way to fight poverty.
Kato told Elgondailly news during the climax of the week long art and technology exhibition at her school on Friday that students leaving higher institutions of learning should take up entrepreneurship courses in order to remain economically self sustaining as opposed to looking at the government for white collar jobs which are not handy.
She observed that at KPS they have strategically set up a fully fledged integrated production scheme (IPS) faculty were pupils from all classes are exposed to several professional courses ranging from art and design, home economics, tailoring, handicraft and IT among others with a view to enable them become economically self sustaining as they master these skillsfor brighter future.
“We thank our bosses Mr.Rajiv with team for putting in place all the necessary vocational skills training tools that any one can have of which technical teams are using to impart key life skills to these young stars “ explained Kato.
The IPS faculty at KPS is fitted with all brands of modern machines that pupils use to acquire vocational skills of their choice of which parents think can equip these pupils with knowledge for a bright future.
The Commissioner private schools in the ministry of education and sports George Mutekanga commended the proprietors of KPS for strategically investing huge resources in the education sector with the school offering quality education services to over 3,000 pupils.
“We commend the proprietors of KPS the Ruparelia group for setting up such a magnificent academic facility that has strategically enabled thousands acquire world class education for a bright future “ noted Mutekanga adding that his ministry appreciates such undertakings.