Training on Job Creation Held

BDU: The University’s Faculty of Humanities has recently prepared a training dubbed “Cultural Industry and Job Creation” whose objective was to sensitize Folklore Program graduating students on the future prospects and challenges of the world of work.

In his opening remark, the Faculty Dean, Dr Seyoum Teshome, said that the training was meant to raise awareness of students on ways of translating academic knowledge of cultural studies into a useable form there by creating jobs for themselves and others.

The training was given by Dr Bayileyegn Tassew, a veteran researcher of cultural industries in Addis Ababa University.

According to the coordinator of the training, Solomon Teshome, the focus areas of the training was on the essence of cultural industry, ways of expanding cultural industries, best practices of other countries’ cultural industries and the unexplored avenues of Ethiopian cultural industries.

Tue, 07/15/2014
Bahir Dar University