Universities not providing the graduates we need, executives say – The Globe and Mail

Here’s a twist on the usual corporate complaints about graduates; evidently it’s not just technical and job-specific skills graduates need, but soft skills too – thinking and communication skills, the ability to think strategically etc etc. Who knew?!  via Universities not providing the graduates we need, executives say – The Globe and Mail

Integrated work practice key to raising employability – University World News

Useful survey of university co-op and work-integrated learning in various countries highlights different models and approaches. High marks given to Canadian universities and the Canadian co-op model, with Waterloo University singled out as a leader in this area.   via Integrated work practice key to raising employability – University World News