Job market shuns technical college graduates

The structure of learning at technical colleges disadvantages its graduates in the work market.

Unyepo Chiparo, an officer at Gaborone Universal College of Law and Professional Studies, said the job market favours the university graduates than their colleagues from the less fancy colleges.

Addressing participants at the Botswana Tertiary Education Conference held at Boipuso hall this week, Chiparo said that the programmes offered at technical colleges focus mainly on hard skills than soft skills.

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