Re-Engineering University Education for Employability in Nigeria

  • I Idaka
Keywords: Graduates, employability skills, Nigerian universities


The paper examines the worrisome issue of unemployability among Nigerian
graduates in recent times. Certain factors such as unplanned expansion, unnecessary duplication of courses/programmes, deterioration of physical facilities, overstretching of teaching, research and managerial capacities, massification of student numbers, upsurge of various forms of ills, etc, have been implicated. The paper went further to identify some employability skills and suggested how university can be re-engineered to achieve these skills for the benefit of our students and society at large.

Keywords: Graduates, employability skills, Nigerian universities.


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