Universities urged to improve business links

Phillips, Lucy
January 2008
People Management;1/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p10
This article reports on the need of British universities and employers to forge greater links if the government's skills targets are to be achieved. According to Brandon Ashworth, head of vocational education and training development and reform at the Sector Skills Development Agency (SSDA), universities needed to move into non-traditional markets and develop qualifications that answer the demands of employers. He added that universities would take some persuading.


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