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The Kenya Diaspora Conference 2012
  • Skills acquisition and transfer to Kenya

MK Langat, PhD University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
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Skills Knowledge acquisition
Skills and knowledge are the driving forces of
economic growth and social development of any
country This is important given the increasing
pace of globalization and technological changes
taking place in the world. Countries with
higher and better levels of skills adjust more
effectively to the challenges and opportunities
of globalization
Olympic 2012 challenges Security, transport,
accommodation, food security, social amenities
etc
3
As Kenya moves progressively towards becoming a
Knowledge economy it becomes increasingly
important that the achievement of such goals as
VISION 2030 should be skill-driven and must be
relevant to the emerging economic
environment. How will sustainability
and quality be assured? ANSWER GIVE SKILLS
AND KNOWLEDGE TO CITIZENS!!! - HIGHWAY AGENCY
Maintenance, dealing with accidents - HIGHWAY
CARE Engineers, landscaping - HIGHWAY
SECURITY Security firms, Traffic police - CAR
RECOVERIES Quick responses
4
Areas of skills acquisition Professional,
conceptual, managerial, operational behavioural
to interpersonal skills and inter-domain
skills. How can mass scale skill development in
different trades be enhanced?
HIGHER EDUCATION UG, PG, Further education
WORK EXPERIENCES Day to day work, trainings,
visits
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES
STUDENT/LECTURE EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
UK - gt200 HE institutions V KENYA ca 35 HE
institutions
UNIVERSITIES OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING
Infrastructure, facilities, personnel
Do they exist? YES they do. How can this be
strengthened? Role of M.H.E, individual
institutions, teachers and all of us
5
Skills Knowledge transfer to Kenya
RETURNING RESIDENT
WHILE AT DIASPORA
EGERTON UNIVERSITY V SURREY UNIVERSITY
COLLABORATE WITH THOSE IN KENYA
TAKE UP A JOB Exercise your skills
ITSKILLS4RURAL KENYA IMPACT OVERSEAS (DVP)
EXPORT SKILLS TO KENYA
SELF-EMPLOYED Entrepreneurship
WORLD FOOD SECURITY AWARD
SOLVE PROBLEMS AFFECTING KENYA
CONSULTATION Formal v informal
THE POWER OF MANY BRAINS
SKILLS BANK
ROLE MODEL
6
Recommendations
Skills acquisition and knowledge
  • ACCESS TO INTERNET
  • GOOGLING
  • VIRTUAL TEACHING
  • DATABASES

7
Questions Answer Session
  • First the White House Next ???
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Title: The Kenya Diaspora Conference 2012


1
The Kenya Diaspora Conference 2012
  • Skills acquisition and transfer to Kenya

MK Langat, PhD University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
2
Skills Knowledge acquisition
Skills and knowledge are the driving forces of
economic growth and social development of any
country This is important given the increasing
pace of globalization and technological changes
taking place in the world. Countries with
higher and better levels of skills adjust more
effectively to the challenges and opportunities
of globalization
Olympic 2012 challenges Security, transport,
accommodation, food security, social amenities
etc
3
As Kenya moves progressively towards becoming a
Knowledge economy it becomes increasingly
important that the achievement of such goals as
VISION 2030 should be skill-driven and must be
relevant to the emerging economic
environment. How will sustainability
and quality be assured? ANSWER GIVE SKILLS
AND KNOWLEDGE TO CITIZENS!!! - HIGHWAY AGENCY
Maintenance, dealing with accidents - HIGHWAY
CARE Engineers, landscaping - HIGHWAY
SECURITY Security firms, Traffic police - CAR
RECOVERIES Quick responses
4
Areas of skills acquisition Professional,
conceptual, managerial, operational behavioural
to interpersonal skills and inter-domain
skills. How can mass scale skill development in
different trades be enhanced?
HIGHER EDUCATION UG, PG, Further education
WORK EXPERIENCES Day to day work, trainings,
visits
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES
STUDENT/LECTURE EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
UK - gt200 HE institutions V KENYA ca 35 HE
institutions
UNIVERSITIES OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING
Infrastructure, facilities, personnel
Do they exist? YES they do. How can this be
strengthened? Role of M.H.E, individual
institutions, teachers and all of us
5
Skills Knowledge transfer to Kenya
RETURNING RESIDENT
WHILE AT DIASPORA
EGERTON UNIVERSITY V SURREY UNIVERSITY
COLLABORATE WITH THOSE IN KENYA
TAKE UP A JOB Exercise your skills
ITSKILLS4RURAL KENYA IMPACT OVERSEAS (DVP)
EXPORT SKILLS TO KENYA
SELF-EMPLOYED Entrepreneurship
WORLD FOOD SECURITY AWARD
SOLVE PROBLEMS AFFECTING KENYA
CONSULTATION Formal v informal
THE POWER OF MANY BRAINS
SKILLS BANK
ROLE MODEL
6
Recommendations
Skills acquisition and knowledge
  • ACCESS TO INTERNET
  • GOOGLING
  • VIRTUAL TEACHING
  • DATABASES

7
Questions Answer Session
  • First the White House Next ???
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