Mentorship Programmes in Kenya Can Make Graduates More Employable

University students in Kenya aren’t getting the mentorship support they need outside the classroom. Drazen Zigic/Shutterstock Dr. Chao Mbogho, Kenya Methodist University Several studies have shown that besides technical education, “soft skills” are critical for graduates to succeed as innovators, entrepreneurs, and in the formal workplace. These include problem-solving, teamwork and communication.

Better School Quality Encourages Parents in Ghana to Invest More in Children

Improving the quality of education requires collaborative effort. GPE/ Stephan Bachenheimer/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Ghadir Asadi, Radford University Primary school enrolment is now almost complete in developing countries and child labour is illegal in almost all countries. But the quality of education – especially in reading and mathematics – has not shown parallel improvement.