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Higher education and the employability of graduates in Tunisia: the Erasmus + TUNED project presented in the framework of a webinar dedicated to the universities of the Mediterranean basin

On June 30th, a webinar was held on the Erasmus + TUNED project, “TUnisian Network for Employability and Development of graduates’ skills”, coordinated by AlmaLaurea and aimed at supporting the reform of the higher education system in Tunisia.

The webinar is part of a cycle of events on the subject of entrepreneurship and employability of graduates promoted by UNIMED, Mediterranean Universities Union, partner of the TUNED project, within the framework of the Subnetwork on Employability.

The webinar featured the results of 4 years of work developed in favor of the Tunisian Ministry of University and Scientific Research and the 9 Tunisian partner universities of the project, to monitor students’ study paths and analyze the characteristics and performance of graduates on the academic and employment fronts, as well as to encourage the match between supply and demand for skilled work, with particular attention to the challenges, lessons learned and the impact of the project.

The lively discussion between the speakers and the participants – representatives of 20 universities in the Mediterranean basin – identified avenues of reflection for the implementation of similar solutions in other national contexts.

Speakers:

  • Marcello Scalisi, Director of UNIMED
  • Sélim Mekdessi, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration of the Lebanese University and Coordinator of the UNIMED Subnetwork on Employability
  • Enrico Dongiovanni, AlmaLaurea Project manager for international relations and Coordinator of the Erasmus + TUNED Project
  • Rachid Said, Vice-rector of the University of Monastir
  • Hanen Rebhi, Statistical Engineer and Director of the Career Center of the University of Jendouba

Project partners:

AlmaLaurea Interuniversity Consortium (lead partner), Tunisian Ministry of University and Scientific Research, University of Carthage, University of Gabes, University of Gafsa, University of Jendouba, University of Kairouan, University of Monastir, University of Sfax, University of Sousse, University of Tunis, University of Chypre, University of Grenade, University of Naples Federico II, UNIMED, Mediterranean Universities Union.

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