11 million young people will join the job market in sub-Saharan Africa every year for the next decade. Equipped with high level skills, these could drive major economic growth. Yet, despite rapid expansion of higher education, employers complain that universities fail to produce graduates with the right skills, leaving many graduates unemployable.
To mark the publication launch of student views on employability as part of the British Council’s research, 'Universities, employability and inclusive development' (2013-16) this session invites students and graduates to contribute their views. Are universities failing them? Is this why graduate unemployment remains so high? How can countries harness the enormous potential of their young people?
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