Public Forum

Public Forum on Higher Education

A Profile of Mozambican Graduates

On 4 September the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project will host a public forum in Maputo to share the results of its report Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique. The event will focus on the characteristics and employment expectations of Mozambican final year students.

Project partners welcome the media, academics, students, policy makers, civil society and general public to participate in the public forum and reception. 


8:30-9:30  Registration 


José Guambe, Director, Centre for Economic and Management Studies 

Dr. Assa Guambe – Representative of the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security
Dr. Fernando Lichucha – Director of Economic Faculty, Eduardo Mondlane University 

10:00-11:30 A Profile of Mozambican University Graduates l Slides (in Portuguese)
Sam Jones, Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Ricardo Santos, Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER

Discussants: Dr Assa Guambe – Ministry of Labour, Dr Rita Mbebe – Polytechnic University, Pedagogical University (TBC), Osvaldo Mauaie – Associations of Mozambican University Students (AEFUM)
11:30 Light reception 


About the report

The Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project is implementing a systematic study on the transition of university students as they finish their studies and enter the labour market. The baseline survey is the first round of the study that continues until the end of 2019. This is the first report of the study and it maps the characteristics and employment expectations of the final year university students in Mozambique.

The full report and the Policy Brief summarising its results will be available in both Portuguese and English on the project website on 4 September 2018.