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TAP trainees promised experiential learning

Participants in the Universal Service Fund (USF) Technology Advancement Programme (TAP) will be trained from a well-rounded curriculum, inclusive of face-to-face, experiential and practical exercises.

Associate vice-president for the Faculty of Advanced Skills and Professional Development at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Cornell Brown, speaking at a recent JIS Think Tank, pointed out that there are nine modules to be taught for the duration of the TAP training.

“We start out with employability skills, as the trainees are going to be gainfully employed, so we believe it is meaningful to expose them to some of the fundamentals that must be attended to, in being an effective employee,” Dr Brown said.

After that, module 2 training will focus on effective communications strategies, adding that module 3 to 8 will focus on types of data; data collection methods, digitisation and some aspects of data analysis.

Read the full article online in The Observer.