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Is a college degree worth it? Interventions are needed to enhance the practical relevance of higher education

Biswas, Asit K. and Kirchherr, Julian (2016) Is a college degree worth it? Interventions are needed to enhance the practical relevance of higher education. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 May 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Many young people around the world struggle to find jobs despite having obtained university degrees. Asit K. Biswas and Julian Kirchherr outline what needs to change in order to boost the practical value of higher education. Recruiting academic staff with work experience outside of academia could provide richer teaching experiences and a more developed understanding of which skills are needed, even essential, in the job markets.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2016 LSE Impact of Social Sciences © CC BY 3.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2016 08:32
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2016 08:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66740

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