Profile Selection through Competitions
This quarter, several competitions were held with students of S4J partner providers aiming the promotion of specific profiles, supported by the private sector. Here are three of them.
Cooking Competition at Vocational ‘Kolin Gjoka’ School
The first competition took place at Vila Detari Shëngjin, where ‘Kolin Gjoka’ school students served tasty dishes for the jury of certified instructors: Francesk Tuku from ‘Ara’ restaurant, Ilda Gjeka from ‘Freud’ Hotel, Rudina Marku from ‘Coral’ restaurant, Dila Ujka from Vila Detari Shengjin. The winners were:
- Azem Gashi with ‘Sea bass fillet with puree’;
- Jetmir Agastra with ‘Fish with garnish’;
- Helga Gjini with ‘Baked fish with vegetables and dessert’ and Juraldo Ndoj with ‘Roll of sea bass stuffed with shrimp’.
Bartenders of Commercial School in Vlora
The students of Commercial School in Vlora proved their skills in the bartender competition under the mentorship of Ilir Dushkaj, one of the most famous bartenders in Albania from Colonial Cocktail Bar Tirana. The training also served to promote this profession to middle school students and other interested parties.
National Programming Competition
In collaboration with the National Employment and Skills Agency and Elite Travel Group, a business partner of vocational ‘Salih Çeka’ school, a national programming competition was held. During a webinar, the founder of Elite Travel Group introduced the participating students with the opportunities offered by the labor market related to the ICT field and especially the Programming profile. Later, a representative from the company presented to the students the challenge they would compete for. Winning teams will be announced early in July, and team members will win laptops (first prize), international certifications (second prize) and internships at Elite Travel Group (third prize).