The Ministry of Education is encouraging Vincentian citizens to access a wide range of skills-development courses under the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Skills for Work programme.

The COL Skills for Work initiative offers three scholarship options which will allow participants to interface with some of the world’s leading e-learning platforms:

  1. COL-Grow with Google Skills for Work
  2. COL-Coursera Skills for Work
  3. COL-Udemy Skills for Work

The short online courses, which are being offered at no cost to applicants, are designed to build necessary skills for 21st century employment and entrepreneurship. Interested persons should complete and submit the application form found on the home page of the website or on the Ministry of Education’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

Each successful applicant will receive a scholarship to complete as many courses as possible in one of the three certification programmes. The deadline for submission of applications is Sunday, 15th January,  2023.