Why South Africa's universities are failing

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2009
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Hadland
KEYWORDS: GRADUATES, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, SKILLS SHORTAGE, UNIVERSITIES
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 6059

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Abstract

Our universities are failing to produce graduates with the range of skills necessary to underpin South Africa's development, said two of the country's top educationists, UCT vice-chancellor Max Price and Development Bank of South Africa policy analyst Graeme Bloch. Adrian Hadland reports.