Youth, Training and Labor Insertion in Sudan: Lessons from the INSO Project Introduction
Keywords:employability, higher education, human capital, labor insertion, sustainable development
The article deals with the relation between higher education and employment in Sudan. It evaluates the efficiency of a training project realized in collaboration between international and local private and government partners that aimed to provide university graduates with employment opportunities. The INSO Project (Innovation in society: training paths and human capital enhancement in Sudan) took place from 2017 to 2019. The research methodology consists of a questionnaire survey among the project participants to collect data on their employment achievements two years after their graduation and a series of interviews about their professional integration. The collected data are analyzed in the context of the Sudanese socio-economic and higher educational context and development. The study reveals a significant rate of employment for the graduates of this training project, its limits and the good use of specific training related to job search techniques.
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