CS Amina calls for unskilled youth to be placed in vocational institutions

The Ministry of Education has offered a reprieve to the more than 500,000 2017 KCSE candidates who missed admission to tertiary institutions by ensuring they are enrolled in post-secondary education programs. In this year’s intake by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, of the total number of 615,772 2017

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Uhuru signs into law bill establishing jobless youth database, hiring incentives

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law the National Employment Authority Bill.  The National Employment Authority Act gives effect to Article 55(c) and 56(b) of the Constitution by providing a legal framework for the State to take affirmative measures to ensure youth and marginalized groups access employment and economic empowerment. It

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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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