The African University Of The Twenty-First Century

The World Of Work Replacing The Labour Market: There was a time when people went directly from school to paid employment. The situation all over the world and here in Africa has however changed drastically.

The quiet revolution now going on in the cities of Africa in fact shows that the private sector is steadily taking over as major creator of wealth and of socio-economic opportunities.

Most importantly, the new trend is not simply the concern of big business or the organised private sector.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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