Why is digitisation key in the higher education sector?

Open Access News | November 28, 2019

The higher education sector needs to keep up with the digital revolution in order to stay abreast of current trends in education, the job market and other research trends. Here are some of the main reasons why: Digitisation in higher education is creating innovative career tools such as Hult International Business School‘s ‘Career Mapper’ – an online career coaching tool which helps students find the right career that suits them, while giving them the pointers they need to tackle any gaps that are in their current skill set.

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This report is based on research made possible through the generous support of the Walton Family Foundation. The authors thank the many individuals who contributed their insights to its development, including: Advocates for Justice and Education, Education Forward DC, Innovate Public Schools, Learning Rights Law Center, National Center for Learning Disabilities, National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, Special Education Collaborative at the New York City Charter School Center.

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This report is based on research made possible through the generous support of the Walton Family Foundation. The authors thank the many individuals who contributed their insights to its development, including: Advocates for Justice and Education, Education Forward DC, Innovate Public Schools, Learning Rights Law Center, National Center for Learning Disabilities, National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, Special Education Collaborative at the New York City Charter School Center.

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