Employers grew more positive about online education during the pandemic

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Education credentials earned online have been gaining credibility among employers for the past decade, but when the pandemic forced so many workplaces to make the remote switch themselves, something significant clicked: Many more top execs at companies and other workplaces began to think more highly of online credentials. That finding — from a new report by the Northeastern University Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy — didn’t get a lot of notice when it was first published in December. But the more I think about it, the more I regard it as an important milestone for higher education. … Notably, 71 percent said they considered an online credential generally equal to or of higher quality than one completed in person.”

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