The COVID-19 pandemic has both highlighted the importance of student support services in higher education and revealed gaps in how institutions are meeting the needs of at-risk students, according to a recent report from Blackboard.
Could life experiences be valued with the same heft as a college degree or other formal credentials? That's at the heart of a new initiative undertaken by a nonprofit that develops innovative models for higher education and adult learning.
According to a new survey, seven in 10 higher education leaders (71 percent) said that "alternative credentials" could help them achieve institutional revenue and enrollment goals. Yet, just 60 percent considered credential initiatives "totally" or "very" aligned with their institutions' strategic plans.
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