Who Should Solve the Skills Gap?
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.