Leaders from industry, education and government collaborate to help bridge the gap between college and the workplace

workforce-boardAccording to a Gallup study, while 96 percent of Chief Academic Officers rate their institution as either very or somewhat effective at preparing students for the world of work, only 11 percent of business leaders strongly agree graduating students have the skills and competencies that their business needs.

In an effort to help bridge the gap between higher education and the workplace to increase the employability of graduates, Pearson has established its Employability Advisory...

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