The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations will next week host a media launch in support of the Commonwealth of Learning/Coursera Workforce Recovery Programme.
It is an initiative which will offer 1,500 persons who are presently unemployed, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opportunity to enrol in various courses of their choice.
The launch will take place on Wednesday, August 19, at 11:00 a.m. and in the Main Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, and also via Zoom.
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, will deliver the feature address, while Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Karen Best, will give remarks.
Others expected to address the event are: President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, Professor Asha Kanwar; General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union, Senator Toni Moore; and Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Edward Clarke.
The Ministry’s tripartite partners and other key stakeholders are also expected to be part of the media Launch.