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Chapter 3: Dyslexia-Friendly Higher Education
The purpose of higher education is changing; knowledge transfer, which in HE refers to the movement of academic knowledge and research out to other users such as industry, government, or the community, is now a significant part of the role of higher education. In tandem with this is the changing perception of students, who expect their degrees to enhance their eligibility of employment.
In addition to Widening Participation, Access and Aimhigher initiatives, HE institutions extend partnership to employers, both to support student numbers and to ensure that graduate students develop the skills that future employers need. Transferable skills are becoming an essential aspect of degree courses, and just as the ethos ...