‘Equity on exit’ in students’ employability is vital
"Universities will need to focus much more on the successful exit of their students if they are to prove their relevance to employers in the next decade" heard participants of an online discussion hosted by University World News in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation as part of its Transformative Leadership series.
Sean Gallagher of Northeastern University’s Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy, who participated, said he: "predicted greater “integration of learning” from the professional education world and industry and pointed to what IBM has achieved with its digital badges and Google with its certificates with Coursera. “We are seeing these industry-based certificates and credentials being woven into the post-secondary institutional curriculum; and in certain cases, where the quality can be recognised, into a formal post-secondary education credential.””
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