Study Reveals “Half- Baked” Graduates Indicate Education Gaps

Out of 309 respondents sampled, 38 percent said sciences have more job opportunities compared to arts at 32 per cent. 30 percent of respondents argued both sciences and arts provide employment opportunities in the study dubbed “The State of Sciences Training in Kenyan Universities: Make Science Great Again” conducted between

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AMI introduces work readiness program for Kenyan graduates

The African Management Initiative (AMI) has launched an online program aimed at equipping fresh graduates and job-seekers with practical skills to excel in their first jobs while exposing them to top employers. Launchpad includes courses on setting personal and professional goals, personal productivity and time management and influencing others through networking and negotiating.

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Government to hire 400 ICT graduates to boost public service delivery

The Government will employ 400 Information, Communication and technology (ICT) fresh graduates by October this year to help drive ICT agenda in public institutions. Information, Communication and Technology Authority Chairman, Dr. Matunda Nyanchama, said the graduates will be employed as management trainees for a period of one year before fully engaged

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The two main factors employers look for in Kenyan graduate candidates

Every year, 50,000 graduates join the Kenyan job market chasing after (very) limited vacancies. But for the smart ones, the job search doesn't start after the graduation day. According to a study released by Corporate Staffing Services, employers look for experience. Not news, we know. But the 205 employers surveyed, leadership experience and

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First beneficiaries of AU funded higher education graduate at JKUAT

The quest to turnaround centuries-old struggle for Africa’s socio-economic emancipation through higher education and training received new gravitas following graduation of 54 young scholars drawn from 11 countries in Africa under the Pan African University (PAU). The graduands are the first beneficiaries of the graduate training programme initiated by the

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Can Higher Education solve Africa’s Job Crisis-Report?

As unemployment rate among graduates continues to rise, a new report says that higher education could help reduce unemployment and create thousands of jobs. The British-funded study, Universities, Employability and Inclusive Development, led by the Institute of Education at the University of London, was released at the “Going Global” conference held

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