The bank provides educational assistance to higher education students, through its free on-line learning portal ReadytoWork, as they live in their homes as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, in line with Absa Bank Ghana’s educational and skills growth programme.
This allows tertiary students to take advantage of the break, improve their skills and brace themselves for the world of work during the time COVID-19. The Bank has updated the curriculum on the ReadytoWork website to improve the students ‘experience in the four modules of the program: job, individuals, money, and business.
ReadytoWork is the flagship digital curriculum initiative of Absa Bank Ghana which helps young people to prepare for the transition from school to the world of work. It offers young people the skills to boost their chances of work or self-employment.
Nana Essilfuah Boison, the marketing and business management manager at Absa Bank Ghana, commented on the project, “As students stay home until COVID-19 is released, this time is being used by the bank to keep students competitive and train them for their future through our online learning platform ReadyToWork. This training offers students an insight into emerging qualifications and requirements for employers.