The formal Partnership between The Guy Morel Institute and the Seychelles Employee Transition Scheme (SETS) took place on Monday 27th July at 2:30pm in a short ceremony attended by CEO of ESA, SCCI, SETS and TGMI representatives. As usual, members of the press were also present to cover the event.
The agreement was signed by the Executive Director of TGMI Mrs Shella Mohideen and the CEO of SETS Mr Guy Morel. Prior to the signing, Mrs Mohideen did a presentation on how the two entities will be working together and also on the programmes being rolled out.
Wednesday 16 May 2016 becomes a significant date in the history of The Guy Morel Institute (TGMI). After 16 months of preparation and waiting, the new minister for Education and Human Resource Development Minister Jeanne Simeon officially signed into law the Charter for the institute.
The signing reinstate The Guy Morel Institute aka ‘SIM’ as a new corporate body with full autonomy under the same ministry.
In a short ceremony at The Guy morel Institute Ms. Shella Mohideen addressed the audience which included PS for Blue Economy and CEO of NISTY to officially launch FemBioBiz - a programme created to develop leadership, technological and business skills in female-owned businesses in the SADC region to support deal-making and business acceleration in the Biosciences arena.
FemBioBiz will be rolled out with the support of partner organisations in 8 countries: Botswana Innovation Hub, mHUB (Malawi), DEV Mozambique, NCRST (Namibia), University of Seychelles, AWIEF (South Africa), WECREATE (Zambia), and National Biotechnology Authority (Zimbabwe).
This programme which creates a platform for learning and empowering women entrepreneurs is a collaboration between The Guy Morel Institute and NISTI.
Staff of The Guy Morel Institute pays tribute to the late Mrs Noellie Alexander a former director of TGMI (aka SIM). In 1987 she became the first director of SIM when it changed its name from Management Training Centre (MTC).
Mrs. Alexander in pink dress in a souvenir photo with Ms Lucy Athanasius on the occasion of the SIM 25th anniversary. Mrs Alexander was also a former minister and ambassador for the Seychelles
The Minister of Employment, Immigration and Civil Status officially launched a series of workshops to commemorate Productivity Week. The launch ceremony was conducted at The Guy Morel Institute – Ma Joie and this year’s Productivity Awareness Week is under the theme "Nurturing a Culture of Productivity and Service Excellence" (Kiltiv en Kiltir Prodiktivite ek Servis Ekselans).
Minister Telemaque declared the Productivity Week open which followed by the session for teachers and careers guidance personnel on aspects of productivity in the workplace. During the week, there were Performance Management/Accountability Framework Workshop for PSs, CEOs, DG’s in the public and parastatal sectors as well as HR Directors and Directors in the private sector.
S4 and S5 Students also benefited with a session on Work Ethics form the following schools, Plaisance, Beau-Vallon, Mont-Fleuri, English River, Belonie and Perseverance Secondary Schools.