What's the future for tertiary education?

Changes to technology are affecting the way students learn to meet employment demands.

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The pace technology is changing affects the way we work, live and study. Universities are recognising that while traditional degrees are an established path toward a professional career, graduate skills are not always meeting the expectations of the work place. Alternative certificate and diploma courses targeting the needs of employers are fast becoming the preferred choice for a lot of students looking for work in a competitive market. So what does this mean for universities? 

Di Darmody presenter of On Focus interviews guest specialists: Professor Stephen Parker from KPMG and Dr David Tuffley from Griffith University.

Follow the link and listen to their interesting discussion broadcast by ABC Radio Perth. 

Published: 4 July 2018 

Duration: 38 min 21 secs

Gabrielle Ahern

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