As ‘Skills-Based Hiring’ Becomes All The Rage, These Education Leaders Want To Overturn A 117-Year-Old Way Of Measuring Students’ Experiences
26 Apr 2023
Companies have long evaluated new employees by college degrees and their years of experience in a field. In school, learning has long been measured by “credit hour”—the time spent in a classroom—since 1906.
But as companies like Google, IBM and Accenture drop degree requirements and put more emphasis on skills when hiring, leaders from established education organizations want to overturn that approach.