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Trends 2024: Which universities will place greater emphasis on critical thinking?

Colleges racing to evolve their academic programs may be overlooking critical thinking, an essential skill students need to survive an ever-shifting marketplace driven by employer expectations and evolving tech trends.

Employers believe college degrees prepare workers, are worth the cost

While market professionals identified major skill gaps among graduates, more than 80% believe they are prepared to succeed in entry-level positions and advance in the company, according to the AAC&U.

These 3 friction points are killing connections between higher ed and employers

Colleges striving to create career-conscious students are faltering, and all stakeholders are responsible, according to a whitepaper by WGU Labs, an affiliate of Western Governors University working to improve student outcomes.

Higher ed-employer partnerships can help revive interest in the college degree, say officials

For high schoolers who are still eager to enroll in college, both parents and students are more motivated to apply to a college or university whose programs best align with students' career interests, not the academic reputation of the school.

Why higher ed needs to get on board with micro-credentials

A new study focusing on employers' perspectives on micro-credentials reveals that while a vast majority believe they boost a prospective hire's value, not enough colleges and universities are capitalizing on them.

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