African Eye Report – December 24th, 2019

Developing 21st Century Workplace Skills Central to Honoris United Universities

Laura Kakon, Chief Strategy Officer of Honoris United Universities has disclosed that developing 21st century workplace skills is central to how the school is structured.

According to her, it engages with students on their development and societal needs to enable them fit into the labour market after their graduation.

Madam Kakon who disclosed this in an interview with African Eye Report, explained: “Recent developments that are specifically designed to further enhance the employability of our graduates for 21st century job market include a new Academic Council. Its mandate is to promote the sharing of skills, resources and inspiration across the network”.

The Academic Council aims to boost collaborative intelligence across the continent, thereby preparing graduates to be agile, mobile employees with entrepreneurial mindset who are fully equipped with 21st century soft and digital skills, she added.

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