By: Educational Technology Centre with inputs from Ms. Ledilyn D. Tinio Posted: 09/07/2018

Developing and Strengthening of On-The-Job Training (DeSOT 2017) Workshop

On the-Job-Training is very important in providing students an exposure to the real work environment where they have a chance to apply the skills and knowledge gained from the. This will lead them to further realize and plan for their future career. OJT experience will also give the students an opportunity to land them to a great job in the future.

Ibra College of Technology values the great importance of OJT to its students to get relevant industry experience. ICT, through its OJT Department is always trying to reach out and communicate with the various partner industries where ICT sends its students for their on the-job training.

As part of it, ICT is conducting an event called DESOT(Developing and Strengthening On The-Job-Training). The college is holding the DESOT event every two years by inviting all its partner industries. The purpose of the event is for the companies to know more about the College and its students and for them discuss with ICT what kind of workforce and skill they need. With this, the college will be able to plan for the enhancement of the employability skills among its students and make them ready to face the challenges in the real working environment.

For this year, the DESOT event was held on 20th of April, 2017 which was participated by almost 70 organizations. Led by the OJT Department, the program was composed of two sessions which was started at exactly 8:30 am.

The first session was initiated by a registration of the participants then followed by a Quran reading. The College Dean, Dr. Azza Ahmed Said Al Maskari gave her welcoming remarks; she appreciated the organizations for the continuous efforts to train student. She has also confirmed that most of the first workshop recommendations were taken into consideration. 80 training plans were developed jointly between the college and the different sectors: 44 belong to the engineering department and the rest belong to the IT and Business studies. Moreover, the organizations suggestions to provide students with health and safety awareness and work ethics were also incorporated in the induction program. The college dean has also emphasized the college’s reliance on the feedback received from the organizations on the students during the training and the recommendations of such workshops as a crucial guide in the review and development of our academic programs. It also has a significant impact on our teaching approaches and in our assessment methods.

Ms. Aida Ali Hilal Al-Sabti, Head of the OJT Department discussed the ICT OJT program and its mechanisms. Mr. Abdullah Muslem Sulyaim Al-Maskari, Head of the CSS section of the Educational Technology Centre discussed the new feature of the OJT Online Assessment System.

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