Online Learning Update

October 2, 2018

How higher ed, industry can prep students for the workforce of the future

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

By Riia O’Donnell, Education Dive
It’s estimated that by 2020 almost 80% of jobs will require some degree of technical skills. The lack of confidence on the part of teachers and the estimated need may be dire news for employers. In a separate PwC survey, 79% of CEOs in the U.S. are concerned the shortage of people with key skills could impact their companies’ growth.¬†At the college level, it’s estimated that 50% of subject knowledge acquired in the first year of a four-year tech degree will be outdated by graduation.

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