Around 100 students graduated from US English works program.

ISLAMABAD -- As many as 100 students were graduated from U.S. English Works Program at National University of Modern Languages (NUML).

Minister Counselor for Public Affairs Ray Castillo attended the graduation ceremony for 100 English Works students at National University of Modern Languages (NUML).

The U.S. English Works Program provides a foundation of English language and vocational skills to deserving youth, aged 17-25.

The six-month, 240-hour program boosts English proficiency, develops computer literacy skills, and builds job market knowledge for motivated students who have limited financial resources. Since its beginning in 2015, over 3,700 youth have graduated with marketable skills that lead to greater employability.

The classes for this cohort were conducted fully online because of the pandemic, and the students succeeded in adding 21st Century skills, leadership skills, and entrepreneurship skills to their proficiency set.

Their teachers also successfully passed the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam and learned the Canvas learning management system to better cater to the needs of these students.

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