Challenges the conception of the skills gap , highlighting instead the value of broader twenty-first-century skills in postsecondary education. The authors advocate for a system in which employers share responsibility along with the education sector to serve the collective needs of the economy, society, and students.
Matthew T. Hora is an assistant professor in adult teaching and learning in the Department of Liberal Arts and Applied Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a research scientist at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, USA. Ross J. Benbow is an associate researcher with the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Amanda K. Oleson is an education scholar particularly interested in research and policies related to PK-20/workforce pathways.