This webcast was hosted in partnership with BibliU.
The boundaries of learning and earning are intersecting in increasingly complex ways. The “traditional” approach – prescriptive pathways of degree attainment, followed by a long career – can no longer be the norm in a dynamic and rapidly changing social and economic landscape. Many of the jobs degree-seeking students will have do not even exist – and the current model too often locks out the students who stand to gain the most from higher education’s democratic promise. How do we in higher education support learners on a journey where knowledge and skill attainment take place over an entire lifetime? How can we be more adaptable as institutions to provide just-in-time opportunities and more accessible resources for learners over the course of their lives?
Our experts discussed the shifting demands of learners and employers and the challenges and opportunities ahead for institutions. Points of discussion included:
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