Employer demand for enterprise skills such as creativity, communication, digital literacy, problem solving and critical thinking, is higher than ever, and employers are willing to pay more for them
In the ongoing drive for efficiency and competitiveness, education and training are now seen as the responsibility of the post-secondary sector. Graduates face a wider set of expectations not only to learn and regurgitate subject matter, but to adapt it and put it to use almost immediately.
We need a different approach, where learning is not separated from doing. This system should include employers not just as consumers of skills but as key developers and delivery arms to ensure graduates are able to make a faster, smoother transition from education to work