Tertiary institutions urged to focus on practical skills

The Tanzanian government has urged colleges and universities in the country to focus more on offering practical skills to students than imparting theories. That will significantly help them to produce quality graduates who will meet the market demand, said the government, reports Daily News.

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Labour, Youth, Employment and Persons with Disability) Professor Joyce Ndalichako made the call during the 57th graduation ceremony held at the College of Business Education, where 1,065 graduands were awarded certificates after successfully completing different courses.

Ndalichako said there is a widespread outcry from employers that many graduates fail to meet the expectations of the employers, when they get employment. “This is a big setback that can be resolved through various means including imparting more practical skills to our students,” insisted the minister.
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