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    • Findings on addressing youth unemployment through higher education curricula

      A completed 2021 nationwide youth survey in Kenya (aged 18-35) that was supported under the 2020 ACCESS Idea Competition found a general disagreement to the thesis that higher education would guarantee a good job in Kenya, with an average score of 2.5 on a scale of 1 (strong disagreement) to 5 (strong agreement). The study confirmed that attitudes towards TVET have been changing positively given the promise for skills and jobs. A total share of 79% would be ready to give up their university admission to join TVET institutions instead given the promise of skills development and matching jobs: very readily (19%), readily (28%), probably (32%), and not at all (21%). On a scale of 1 (not at all) to 4 (very readily), the weighted mean was 2.5 out of 4.