The problem addressed by the campaign:
- Incompatibility between
universities’ output and ICT industry needs
- Lack of human resources at the right
quantity and quality
- Students lacking practical
- Students lacking soft skills
(communication, presentation, leadership and time management) and project
management, sales and marketing, technical writing, human resources, and
- Weak English language skills
- Lack of entrepreneurial skills
Conclusions and Recommendations:
and increase cooperation between universities and the ICT Industry.
- Allow ICT industry-led
curricula in universities.
dynamic curricula to fit industry needs.
specialized training centres and specialized training courses in universities.
research on ICT trends and new technologies through joint programmes between
academia and private sector.
English language (programmes should be in English) and promote TOEFL and IELTS.
- Focus on
- Focus on academic staff
quality and competency.