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Higher Education Institutions need to unpack the Link between Education, Employability and Entrepreneurship

Employability by Dr Ahmed Shaikh, Senior Academic and Managing Director at REGENT Business School

It is axiomatic to state that business models, across all sectors of the economy, are being fundamentally disrupted. From the pervasive use of exponential technologies, the rise of smart machines and artificial intelligence, shifting demographics, increased market transparency, limitless individual choices and consumer sophistication – their structural impacts are clear to see. The confluence of the foregoing factors is the key driver of the transformation and disruption of business models.

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What does Pioneering Education For Impact mean?

Education for Impact ®

Honoris United Universities’ core mission is to prepare and to educate solutions-oriented leaders and professionals who are able to operate successfully in the world’s youngest and fastest growing continent – individuals who are capable of impacting tomorrow’s economies and communities.

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Looking Back on 2018 at Honoris United Universities

Education for Impact ® by Luis Lopez, CEO Honoris United Universities

It has been only 18 months since the launch of Honoris United Universities, and yet we are proud of the many projects and accomplishments achieved in this time. We have officially welcomed new institutions in Mauritius, Morocco and Tunisia, unveiled new campuses and learning centres, and watched our students consistently succeed across the continent and internationally.

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Higher Education and the Labour Market Skills Mismatch

Women in STEM by Houbeb Ajmi Ramdi, CEO of Honoris United Universities, Tunisia

History shows us, that there is a direct correlation between women in education and higher economic growth with increased educational attainment accounting for around half of all economic growth in OECD countries over the past 50 years.

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Why Women In Tech Will Exponentially Grow Africa’s Economy

Women in STEM by Dr Kaïs Mabrouk, Executive Director of International Development at Université Central Tunisia

Africa is undergoing major economic and social changes, partly as a result of the rapid development in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and the growth of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) markets on the African continent.

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Training for a brave new world

Employability by Paresh Soni Associate Director: MANCOSA Graduate School of Business

There’s an old Jesuit maxim

“Give me the child for the first seven years and I will give you the man.”

This view assumed people were largely stuck with what they had become when they entered the world of work, and is still influential.

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Business Education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Jobs of Tomorrow by Paresh Soni Associate Director: MANCOSA Graduate School of Business

The world is currently in the midst of an industrial revolution with an exponential pace of change and it is disrupting every industry in every country. This revolution is different from the past three in terms of velocity, scope and impact. It is a digital revolution, characterized by a fusion of technology that is impacting every aspect of how we work and how we live, creating threats and opportunities.

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Higher Education and the Labour Market Skills Mismatch

Employability by Paresh Soni Associate Director: MANCOSA Graduate School of Business

In his State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa stressed the importance of reducing the unemployment rate, especially amongst the youth in South Africa. According to Trading Economics, the youth unemployment rate in South Africa decreased to 52.20 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 55.90 percent in the second quarter of 2017.

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