While thousands of students have been enjoying their holidays around the country, some for the past two weeks were part of the workforce.
These students are the first recipients of the school employment exposure program or SEEP and has really opened the eyes of these youngsters.
Their testimonies today say it all.
The program is a result of the National Employment Policy, which was launched in August this year.
For Adi Cakobau School student Michelle Lauvanua, the journey to the real world has started..
These students were given placements at various companies identified under the program.
The program is part of government’s vision to transform Fiji into a modern and dynamic economy.
Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Parveen Bala assured the relevant stakeholders today the program will be introduced to students in the western division next year.
‘The Fijian government continues to support every development effort made to transform Fiji into a modern and dynamic phenomenon, involving everyone in our national development and leaving no one behind,” Bala said.
Meanwhile,the International Labour Organisation initiated the global program to promote equality to access to decent and quality employment.