Determinants of Quality Human Capital Development (The Case of Wolaita Sodo University (WSU) Main Campus)

Solomon Kebede Menza


Despite recent measures show that there is low quality in educational sector of Ethiopia. This study was attempted to address the determinants of quality human capital development, especially in WSU, main campus. The scope of the study is mainly in the main campus because of its connivance for the researcher. The researcher used 90 students as a sample by randomly selecting two colleges (college of natural and computational science and Business and economics). The study used CGPA as a proxy variable for quality human capital. The data was analyzed via both descriptive and econometric analysis. It explains the performance of students in terms of their grade scores. This study was undertaken by both primary and secondary data. The analysis indicates quality human capital is determined by sex, age, habits of drug specially chat, the choice of university and the like. The concerned bodies, like government, ministry of education and others, should give due attention for regular pocket money as income, policies related with chewing chat[1](khat), university assignment issue, and gender basis of students needs strict considerations.

Keywords: quality human capital development, WSU, main campus


[1] It’s a flowering plant native to the Horn of Africa. Khat (“chat” named in Ethiopia) contains the alkaloid cathinone, an amphetamine-like stimulant, which is said to cause excitement, loss of appetite, and euphoria. It’s taken via month in the form of chewing.

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