|AFRICA: New plan for graduate employment|
Munyaradzi Makoni | 27 February 2011 | Issue: 0072
Higher education leaders meeting in Ghana last month agreed that Africa needs to enhance the employability of graduates by supporting students in their attempts to prepare themselves for the labour market. The 150 delegates from 14 African countries produced a draft 10-point plan aimed at ensuring industry absorbs the growing numbers of graduates on the continent.
They also agreed that universities must monitor students after they graduate. Graduates were challenged to develop and adjust their skills throughout life to adapt to industry's changing needs. Continue reading story here: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2011022520492840