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dc.contributor.authorMugambi, M. M.
dc.contributor.authorMusalia, F. G.
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-05T12:56:35Z
dc.date.available2015-06-05T12:56:35Z
dc.date.issued2015-05
dc.identifier.citationInternational Conference on ‘Re-Engineering Education for Sustainable Development’ 18th – 20th May 2015en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/12807
dc.descriptionThis paper was presented at the International Conference on ‘Re-Engineering Education for Sustainable Development’ held on 18th – 20th May 2015 at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC) Nairobi, Kenyaen_US
dc.description.abstractThe paper begins by highlighting the importance of education in achieving sustainable development. A number of international conventions emphasizing education as a human right have been outlined. Emergence of the so called knowledge economy, in which economic success does not critically depend on natural resources, physical capital and low-skill labour but rather on the effective utilization of intangible assets such as knowledge, skills, and innovative potential in relation to economic, has been discussed. University education in terms of expansion and objectives has been presented. Issues of concern from federation of Kenya employers with focus on skill gap among graduates is the main problem to be addressed by elaborating on some of the factors that could be contributing to this and affecting the functionality and utilization of the graduates.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.subjectSustainable development.en_US
dc.subjectKnowledge economyen_US
dc.subjectUniversity educationen_US
dc.subjectHuman rightsen_US
dc.titleTheme of Functional Education and Graduates Utilization in Kenya: Opportunities and Challengesen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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