This is the 4th blog in our series showcasing the winners of the African Union ‘Innovating Education in Africa’ program. As part of the GPE Financing Campaign, we hear from young people on the financing and innovations needed to keep education at the center of the COVID recovery, to get more children learning and leave no child behind.
In Rwanda, most university students have no experience once they complete their studies and there are significant challenges for companies to find skilled workforce on the job market.
How is it possible that there are more than 40,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 postgraduate students in Rwanda, yet businesses still cannot find skilled labor for their organizations?
Even worse, how is it possible that university students spend more than three years in school then graduate to find difficulties navigating the job market to find employment?