University Education, Employability and Skills Gap in Ghana: Perspectives of Students. International Higher Education,

Graduate Unemployment is not caused by lack of Employment opportunities….it is caused lack of employability skills among graduate

This is a research publication that draws on a research on Universities, employability and inclusive development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project is a three-year research collaboration among five institutions – UCL Institute of Education, London; University of Education, Winneba, Ghana; University of Ibadan, Nigeria; Kenyatta University, Kenya; and University of the Free State, South Africa, with funding from the British Council. The project lead in Ghana is Dr. Eric Daniel Ananga of NCRIBE - IERIS.

Publications from the project include

  1. Ananga E.D., Adzahlie-Mensah V., and Tamanja E., (2016) Higher Education and Employability in Ghana Available at   http://www.britishcouncil.org.gh/sites/default/files/universities_employability_and_inclusive_development.pdf
  2. Ananga E.D. (2015) University Education, Employability and Skills Gap in Ghana: Perspectives of Students.
  3. Ananga E.D and Anapey G.M. (2016) Career aspiration and employability skills Development: voices of Ghanaian university students.  
  4. Ananga E. D., Amos P., (forthcoming)Graduate Unemployment in Ghana: Obstacles facing fresh Graduates in search of Employment
  5. Ananga E. D., (forthcoming)Ethics and Citizenship in University Education and Employability: the Case of Ghana