Gdańsk Shipyard Group companies have been nominated for the “Friendly Employer to Gdańsk-based Vocational Schools” Award. Winners garnered statuettes and diplomas on 9 March during the ceremony staged at the Maritime School in Gdańsk. Mr Paweł Adamowicz, the President of the City of Gdańsk, has presented a diploma to the President of GSG Development Academy, Maciej Mierzwiński.
“The competition strives to promote vocational education, reinforce cooperation between employers and vocational schools, set the focus of vocational education on innovative technical solutions and technologies, as well as to ensure the match between competencies of graduates and employers’ expectations,” said Piotr Kowalczyk, Deputy President of the City of Gdańsk for Social Policy.
33 companies have been nominated for this year’s edition of the competition. Nominations in the “Friendly Employer to Gdańsk-based Vocational School” contest were entered in categories that match the business profile of competing organisations: administration and services; construction; electrical and electronic systems; mechanics; mining and smelting; agriculture and forestry, including environmental protection, tourism and hospitality; medical and social; and arts.
“We are greatly honoured by our presence in this elite group. It is also a notable sign that our efforts are meaningful and, most importantly, deliver measurable results. Supporting the development of competencies of vocational school students has always been and will remain a central element of our business. I am confident that today’s investments in young people will bring measurable benefits for long-term development of Gdańsk Shipyard Group,” commented on the nomination Jarosław Łasiński, the President of the Board of Stocznia Gdańsk S.A. and GŚG Towers Sp. z o.o.