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02 May 2024

In the news: HSRC emphasises aligning curricula with industry’s graduate needs

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The Human Sciences Research Council says it’s critical to align educational curricula with industry demands to ensure a smooth transition for graduates into the job market. According to researchers, mismatches between market expectations and educational qualifications, hinder graduates’ employment prospects. In this case study, SABC News talks to Momelezi Sifumba’s on his journey, illustrating how he overcame multiple setbacks to achieve remarkable success.

“There is a serious mismatch of the skills that are required by industries and those that are generated through higher education institutions,” says the Shirin Motala, Research Director in the HSRC’s Equitable Education and Economies division.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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