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Future Minds Exhibition in June

An official from Nawaloka Education presenting their sponsorship to Future Minds Chairman, Kasun Perera. IFC Country Manager, Amena Arif, former Minister of Foreign Affairs,  Maldives Dhunya Maumoon  looked on by other officials of Future Minds. Picture by Sudath Malaweera
An official from Nawaloka Education presenting their sponsorship to Future Minds Chairman, Kasun Perera. IFC Country Manager, Amena Arif, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maldives Dhunya Maumoon looked on by other officials of Future Minds. Picture b

Most of the Sri Lankan employable youth lack vocational skills and a right attitude said IFC Country Manager, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Amena Arif.

She said that most of the youth have the book knowledge but they have to have better working attitudes to meet the future global HR demands.

She was speaking at the 14th annual Future Minds, the higher education hub and Career Gateway launch at Kingsbury Colombo, organised by Nalanda Junior Old Boys’ Association themed “No One Left Behind”. The event will be held in BMICH from June 14 to 16 and at Kandy KCC from 22 to 23 and finally in Hall de Galle from September 07 to 08.

She said that with the increase of educational necessities globally, ‘Future Minds’ brings global higher education aspirations to the local students and by covering major metropolitan hubs for seven days, the Expo has provides the most synergetic platform for Sri Lankan higher education.

“Future Minds is a fusion of students, school leavers, parents, universities and institutions to create the most synergistic platform in deciding on the most appropriate career path and educational partner to shape up a flourishing future,’ said Future Minds Chairman, Kasun Perera.

The exhibition will expose students for an innumerable and diverse choices of foreign universities from countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Canada, United States of America, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, China, India who will showcase their higher educational programs directly or through their local agents.

He said that they are also looking at hosting this event in Jaffna and overseas as well and also will look at a ‘Virtual exhibition’ in the future.

Untying from traditions, Future Minds entails a career guidance program and a financial zone enriching the journey of higher education and select the most appropriate career path for student.

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maldives Dhunya Maumoon requested the organisers to host a Future Minds Expo in the Maldives. She also disclosed that Pakistan government has helped to set the first Medical College in the Maldives.

Touted as the most comprehensive career counselling workshop in the island, Future Minds advance the visiting students to undergo an orientation programme and a psychometric test to identify dynamic abilities and followed by one-on-one sessions with high calibre career counsellors.

Future Minds has successfully encompassed a financial zone to fulfil the necessity of supporting the Higher Education aspirations.

 


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