The role of Kenyan universities in national development


  • George Odhiambo The University of Sydney



Development, university education, job market, Kenya, information and communication technologies


The contribution of university education to sustainable development of society has become one of the most important activities of higher education institutions. After 55 years of independence, it is time to take a critical look at the role of university education in nation building in Kenya. Since independence, access and difficulties of maintaining standards of quality and efficiency with marginal available resources- more recently highlighted by a commission on higher education report- have been some of the key challenges in university education and these have impacted on the sector




How to Cite

Odhiambo, G. (2018). The role of Kenyan universities in national development. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 4(3).