Rendezvous Beach Resort recently hosted a contingent of students from the Grande Riviere Primary School on a field trip at the resort at Malabar Beach.
The exercise was the resort’s contribution to the just-concluded Junior Achievement’s Global Marketplace Programme which took place at the school earlier this term, over a period of 8 weeks.
Several organizations, including Rendezvous’ sister resort, BodyHoliday, participated by providing insightful presentations at the school, and then hosting field trips to support the practical learning side of the knowledge imparted in the classroom setting.
A concern generally shared by recruiters, is that of the quality of candidates who eventually filter into the labour force in our respective industries. The resort sees field trips as one of the best tools that can be used to provide students a real-world experience, as this helps deeper inculcate into future workers, knowledge and understanding of what occurs in real life and marketplace expectations of workers, even from an early age.
At Rendezvous, the students got to learn the history of the 50+ year old resort having started in the 1960’s as the family home and former Plantation House of the owners, the Barnard family.
The trip concluded in a quiz recapping what the students had been exposed to, followed by a exciting dance exercise activity lead by the Resort’s fitness instructors at the Beach Studio, and then some sumptuous snacks afterwards.