Current topics and trends in higher education: Reports and commentary
IN THE UK:EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVES AND THE ROLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Our analysis of the current state of digital literacy across the UK highlights two things. Firstly, the importance placed on digital literacy by UK employers. Universities must be at the centre of this national movement to create the next generation of highly skilled, adaptable, innovative, and digitally literate graduates entering the workforce. Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer, Times Higher Education
The Skills Revolution: A Call for Co-Creation and Collaboration Between Employers and Higher Education is an important report from Huron. More than one billion jobs, almost one-third of all jobs worldwide, are likely to be transformed in the next decade, with 94% of business leaders expecting employees to pick up new skills on the job.
Non-college credentials are an enormously important and rapidly expanding area of postsecondary education. Credential Engine monitors this sector and their website offers a wealth of information.
The Quality Assurance Agency (UK) has published a new report titled, “Which Way for Micro-Credentials,” an important growing trend worldwide.
Higher Education Strategy Associates posts information and commentary about higher educaion in Canada but also on initiatives and policy around the world.