Mind the gap: all over the world, graduates struggle to find work yet millions of jobs are waiting to be filled. In face of this pervasive disconnect between job supply and job demand, business owners blame schools for not adapting what students are taught to the labor market’s needs, while school leaders complain that employers are not taking their share of responsibility by developing effective training programs.
How can different stakeholders work together and innovate to fix the mismatches between worker skills and employer needs and create a workforce of lifelong learners? Experts share their views.
Closing the Skills Gap with Cross-Sector Collaboration
Companies, schools, public organizations and individuals should work together in a collaborative cycle.
Skills Gap or Communication Gap?
Before delving into the blame game over who is responsible for the skills gap, we...
Filling the Right Gaps with the Right People
To solve the skills gap, it’s time to merge vocational and cultural education.
Are There Really Skills Gaps Everywhere?
What role should employers play in creating the skills they need? As in supply chains,...
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