The Mismatch between Higher Education & Employment

Thursday, March 9
11:00AM - 12:00PM
JW Marriott - Salon E

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Kieran Luke
General Assembly - GM, Credentials

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Mary Alice McCarthy
New America - Dir, Center on Education & Skills

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Mike Buttry
Capella Education Company - C-Level

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Taylor Wilson
Innovate+Educate - Employment Tech Strategist

Summary

The rapid growth of jobs in high-tech industries creates exciting opportunities for individual economic mobility. But how we do ensure that a generation of talent isn’t boxed out of those opportunities? The pressure is on for educators and employers alike to establish direct pathways between learning and employment for learners of all backgrounds. Come learn how the convergence of unprecedented data, new postsecondary models, innovative assessment techniques and savvy employer hiring practices can ensure that career-changers, underemployed individuals, adult learners and first-time job entrants all have an opportunity to contribute to and thrive in new fields.

Event Type:
Sessions
Format:
Panel
Track:
Employability
Tags:
higher education innovation skills gap

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