Zimbabwe Faces Critical Skills Deficit

Source: Source: Xinhua| 2021-06-04 01:18:44|Editor: huaxia

Editor Comments: I follow issues related to the skills gap around the world. This article from Zimbabwe shows that this is not just a North American issue and the impact could hamper economic recovery and stall digital transformation.

HARARE, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe faces a critical skills deficit, including digital skills, which can hamper economic recovery and stall digital transformation, according to a joint report by the World Bank and the Zimbabwean government launched Thursday.

The Zimbabwe Higher and Tertiary Education Sector Analysis report notes that after many years of economic challenges, a comprehensive approach is needed to revitalize Zimbabwe's tertiary education system.

According to the report, Zimbabwe's higher education needs to rapidly transform to address the deficit in the production of qualified specialists and technicians especially in the natural and applied sciences, engineering and technology, the medical and health sciences, and agriculture. Read the entire article here: Zimbabwe faces critical skills gap which could hamper economic recovery: World Bank - Xinhua | English.news.cn (xinhuanet.com)

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