The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) Botswana will host the National Human Resource Development Conference (NHRD Conference) on the 22nd - 23rd May 2019 in Gaborone, Botswana at the Gaborone International Conference Centre (GICC). The theme of the Conference is ‘Competitive Human Resource- A leading driver for the economy in the 21st Century’. The Conference will be undertaken in collaboration with various stakeholders and a call of abstracts for papers to be presented during the NHRD Conference was issued internationally. The abstracts will address pertinent issues aligned to the Conference Theme and sub - themes. The objectives of the NHRD Conference are to provide a platform for information sharing between Human Resource

Development (HRD) stakeholders on best practices and innovations for transformation to a knowledge economy and to present an opportunity for trainers, educators, learners, employers, public and private establishments to display their products and services in human resource development. In line with the national human resource development planning, papers and presentations will aim at addressing the following sub-themes; Relevant Education and Skills for Employability, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainable Financing for Human Resource Development

The Relevant Education and Skills for Employability and Entrepreneurship sub – theme will address issues relating to labour market demand and supply, entrepreneurship development and employment creation and research and innovation for economic diversification. The Sustainable Financing for National Human Resource Development sub – theme will address issues relating to innovative higher education funding models for Africa, Cost-Benefit Analysis for educational policy in developing countries and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) improved financing and accessibility.

Targeted audience and participants for the NHRD Conference include; research luminaries, learners, publishers, employers and many other stakeholders within the research landscape.


Event Date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, May 24, 2019 - 17:00