How can universities and colleges improve the alignment between education and work?: a systemic, demand-led approach to skills planning and development

OUTPUT TYPE: Policy briefs
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2016
TITLE AUTHOR(S): G.Kruss, I.Petersen
KEYWORDS: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, UNIVERSITIES
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9216
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/9710
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/9710

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Abstract

This policy brief proposes a framework that can be used by post-school education and training (PSET) organisations and skills planners to analyse the current alignment or misalignment between labour market demand and skills supply within a system. This framework provides a basis for identifying appropriate change mechanisms and intervention strategies to promote better alignment.