The trend of institutions of higher education partnering with companies to provide in-house learning programs is expected to grow, helping colleges and universities reach more nontraditional learners, writes Carol D'Amico, executive vice president of national engagement and philanthropy at Strada Education Network. The "Employer U" concept takes some pressure off postsecondary institutions and provides workers with access to the education and skills development employers are looking for, D'Amico writes.
What are the benefits of higher-ed, employer partnerships?
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