Some twenty young female teachers from across the island of Dominica successfully completed a one week training workshop on Friday January 22, 2021.
The workshop which was organized by the Status of Women’s Committee of the Dominica Association of Teachers had as its theme: “Empowering Women to Create a Sustainable Environment during Periods of Adversity and Crisis” was held using a blended approach – a combination of online and face to face modalities.
All participants had high praise for the workshop claiming that the sessions were relevant and timely.
Among the topics explored were:
|Financial Awareness and Money Management Skills||Dr. Valda Henry|
|Understand the Business Environment during Periods of Adversity and Crisis||Mr. Donald Bercasio|
|Improving ones Mental, Emotional and Physical Wellness during Periods of Adversity or Crisis||Dominica Association of Health and Wellness: Nathalie Charles, Dafrica Thomas, Martha Cuffy, Dr. Taylor, Terri Henry|
|Marketing and Promotion of product: Developing a Marketing Plan and Portfolio||Miss Nadia Riviere|
|Building Capacity and Leadership Skills in Future Women Union Leaders||Miss Isabella Prentice|
|Building Leadership Capacity among Women in Male Dominated Professions||Mrs. Yvonne Alexander|
|Developing Resilience and the Ability to Cope with Stress during Periods of Crisis (Strategies and Coping Mechanism during periods of Crisis)||Mrs. Jo-Anne Rolle Carrette|
|Developing Entrepreneurial Skills and A Business Portfolio||Miss Rosamund Rolle|
The Workshop was funded by Educational International (EI) through the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT). DAT expresses its profound gratitude to EI and CUT for their contribution towards the professional development of our teachers.
Kudos to Ms. Vania Martin, Mrs. Kathleen Cornelius, Ms. Juanita Carbon and Ms. Catherine Robinson for planning and implementing an excellent workshop. Well Done Sisters! Woman Power! Respect!