In much of the recent research to prepare learners for the 21st Century Workforce, a common recommendation is for universities to develop meaningful partnerships with employers.  Learn about best practices from others.

  • A Toolkit for Building Successful Partnerships – The toolkit includes creating a navigator for industry partners, key characteristics of productive partnerships, practical steps for building relationships between colleges and industries.
  • Creating Industry Relationships that Work – Driven by a lack of skills and knowledge that can impede the nation’s global competitiveness, a collaboration of leaders from industry, city government, the school district, higher education and non-profit youth development organizations formed a coalition to become instrumental in education innovation.