The most important thing here is near the end, where CEOs discuss the little rift between academics and the economy -- that even training in STEM might leave you out of date and irrelevant. This is a tough, complex issue.
Some people hate the idea of business leaders weighing in on education, but the reality is that they're the ones providing jobs after someone is out of school. Doesn't mean education should necessarily be training for a job, just that it's important that we know the landscape and perspective.
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- Nov 26, 2012
- Joshua, not every CEO who laments the gap pays badly. Bob Compton (who made the 2 Million Minutes ed documentary series) went on CNBC a couple years ago and flat-out said he'd pay $100k to qualified programmers -- because he knew he wouldn't be inundated with qualified applicants.Nov 26, 2012
- Understood. Just sharing another person's perspective on the issue.Nov 26, 2012