Changing skills for architecture students employability: Analysis of job market versus architecture education in Egypt

Laila Mohamed Khodeir; Ashraf Ali Nessim, Ain Shams University

Architectural Education methods are facing challenges named “21st Century Competencies” which affect the employability of fresh graduates. Accordingly, several higher educational institutions are ...

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Analysis of supply side factors influencing employability of new graduates: A tracer study of Bahir Dar University graduates

Haile Mekonnen Fenta; Zeleke Siraye Asnakew; Petros Kibebew Debele; Sifelig Taye Nigatu; Aragaw Mulu Muhaba, Bahir Dar University

The purpose of this study was to determine the job placement profiles of the graduates of Bahir Dar University and the relevance of school-related factors to job placement. The study was conducted at ...

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Understanding Employers’ Perception of Employability Skills and Career Development in Morocco

Oussama Ait Tejan; Abdelkader Sabil, University Hassan II

Research into employability issues is currently receiving considerable attention. In Morocco, a significant number of employers are satisfied with the skills of their newly hired employees. However, o...

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Employers’ Assessment of Management Science Graduates From Nigerian Universities

Edith Onowe Odia; Benedicta Okaima Imasuen, University of Benin

In view of deteriorating quality of graduates from Nigerian tertiary institutions, this study sought to determine employers’ assessment of management science graduates on key employability skills. T...

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The role of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) in enhancing employability skills: graduate perspectives

Nombeko Felicity Dwesini, Walter Sisulu University

This paper investigated the role of WIL in enhancing students’ employability skills in one comprehensive university in South Africa. It explored which employability skills graduates perceive to be e...

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Perceived Employability of University Students in South Africa. Is It Related to Employability Skills?

H. A. Koloba, University of the Free State

The on-going changes in the workplace demand that the current and future generation of workers should be well trained since their knowledge, skills and positive attitude are essential to cope with the...

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Graduate employability capacities, self-esteem and career adaptability among South African young adults

Sadika Ismail, University of South Africa

Orientation: Employers expect young graduates to have a well-rounded sense of self, to display a range of graduate employability capacities and to adapt to constant changes they are faced with in orde...

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Embedding graduate employability attributes in management sciences curricula: A case of two Namibian universities

Romanus Shivoro; Rakel Kavena Shalyefu; Ngepathimo Kadhila, University of Namibia

Recognising implicit employability attributes within discipline-specific program modules is a critical part of the process of developing new employability modules in the management sciences curricula....

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Skills for employability: Identification of the Soft Skills required in engineering education

Hind Chaibate; Soumia Bakkali; Souad Ajana; Zineb Ait Haddouchane; Imane Zergout, ENSEM- Hassan II University of Casablanca

In a context of increased competition on the job market, soft skills have become as important as the technical skills for employability of Moroccan engineers. Reactive and innovative engineering schoo...

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Is there a Nexus between Social Entrepreneurship and the Employability of Graduates?

Mandyoli Bulelwa; Iwu Chux Gervase; Nxopo Zinzi, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Social entrepreneurs have, in several ways, been regarded as engines of intense socioeconomic development. They are also famous for intervening with projects for society’s problems that are often ei...

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Addressing employability challenges: a framework for improving the employability of graduates in Botswana

Mpho M. Pheko; Kaelo Molefhe, University of Botswana

While Botswana has long invested in education, high unemployment rates among the youth, females and university graduates remain a critical challenge for the country. Despite this challenge, research o...

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Graduate Employability Skills: Differences between the Private and the Public Sector in South Africa

P Jonck; F van der Walt, Gauteng Provincial Government; Central University of Technology

The article reports on a comparison between the private and the public sector with reference to an evaluation of employability skills of graduates in a sample consisting of employers from the Mangaung...

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