Graduate Students with Disabilities are Challenged to Get a Job: Study

Division of Particular Wants Schooling of the AAU organized a full day workshop on Challenges of graduate College students with incapacity on job alternatives in Ethiopia on Dec. 14, 2018 at Mandela Corridor.

The workshop focuses on producing substantial concepts, feedback and suggestions by way of dialogue pertaining to scientific paper entitled ‘Challenges of Graduate College students with Incapacity on Job Alternatives in Ethiopia’ performed by the Division of Particular Wants Schooling.

The dialogue goals to offer invaluable inputs and reflections for the analysis, level out cures for the challenges face with incapacity and put future trajectory to enhance the employability of graduate college students with disabilities.

Consultants from Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Addis Ababa Sub-Cities, Incapacity Associations, Addis Credit score &Saving Affiliation and College Group have been in attendance. Prof.

Tirusew Teferra, Mission Chief and Division Head of Particular Wants Schooling, welcomed the attendees and stated, “On this examine, we noticed that graduate college students with incapacity face varied challenges to get job alternatives.

Not solely in job alternatives there are additionally issues of their residence, schooling, working setting, mobility and refreshment locations.” Prof.

Tirusew raised factors to unravel these issues; enhance the entry and fairness of schooling, improve the participation of disabilities in nation growth and social interactions, create social safety help to disabilities, strengthen the incapacity associations, working with completely different sectors that matter incapacity, consciousness creation and guarantee coverage enforcement. Dr. AlemayehuTeklemariam, crew chief of Inclusion in Schooling for individuals with incapacity (INEDIS) Mission introduced analysis paper themed ‘Challenges of Graduate College students with Incapacity on Job Alternatives in Ethiopia’.

The examine focuses on individuals with visible, auditory and motors disabilities. The analysis was performed on 5 websites; Addis Ababa, Adama,Bahir Dar, Hawassa and Mekelle. The examine members have been college college students with disabilities, graduated with disabilities, employers and nationwide associations of individuals with disabilities.

The examine explores the character and extent of employment limitations, points surrounding individuals with disabilities, figuring out areas of intervention to enhance the employability of individuals with disabilities within the nation and displays the best way ahead to enhance the employability of graduates with disabilities.

In response to the examine the foremost challenges to entry job for disabilities are; incapacity associated attitudes and misunderstandings, low consciousness of educated and non educated individuals, lack of entry to data and damaging perspective of employers, choice and emptiness announcement downside that states solely individuals with out incapacity can apply and lack of on job coaching schooling.

Creating consciousness, present precedence to individuals with incapacity, enforcement of legal guidelines associated with incapacity, present data, steerage, and coaching, present help system, strengthening the affiliation of incapacity are some reflections to enhance the employability.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *