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As the first government institution to implement the work experience program, Consumer Protection signs the (consumer eyes) cooperation program with Ministry of Education

14/04/2019


The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has recently signed with the National Center for Vocational Guidance at the Ministry of Education

 

in the headquarter of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection to train students of public schools as a national strategy for education (2040), which provides for the integration of students and their practical integration with the labor market sectors according to recommendation (25) of the second strategy to provide training in the work sites for students in their educational stages for grades (10-12) during the summer.
The program was signed by Ahmed bin Saeed Al Busaidi, Director General of Administrative and Financial Affairs, and signed by Dr. Nasser bin Salem Al-Ganbousi, Director-General of the National Center for Vocational Guidance.
The Authority is considered one of the pioneer and leading institutions in cooperation with other sectors in various fields and is the first government agency to implement the training program for students starting from July 2019, where it will receive 20 students for training in some divisions of the Authority to identify the administrative and technical work carried out by the Authority such as the Directorate General of Consumer Services and Market Control and the General Directorate for Studies and Development.
The program aims at providing the students with a set of skills required in the Omani labor market and training them to practice a range of professions and jobs in the various economic sectors, empowering students and enhancing their role in building the society and contributing to finding jobs for them in the future in addition to helping students explore the professional environments in different economic sectors.
It is worth mentioning that the work experience program is one of the training programs aimed at training students in the most demanding skills in the labor market and providing them with the practical experience that enables them to link their academic knowledge to the practical environment and increase their understanding of the disciplines they will study so that the students will be more mature, serious and enthusiastic after the experience of training and dealing with the owners of practical experience in the field of specialization which they want to study and accustom them to take responsibility and adherence to deadlines. It will also help students to discover their abilities, potentials and points to focus on through the actual practice of working life.

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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