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

Group wants workplace stints for all postsecondary students – The Globe and Mail

Watch this space: a potentially interesting initiative by Business Higher Education Round Table brings business, college and university leaders together in a quest to provide workplace experience for all postsecondary students in Canada. Is this a good idea? In principle, probably. Will it be be easy? You kidding? Is it worth a try? You betcha.… Read More