Steenkamp on education, work and the pandemic

March 1, 2021
Helijet's In Flight Review magazine
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Royal Roads University President Philip Steenkamp sat down with Helijet’s In Flight Review magazine to discuss the effect of the pandemic on education, work and how we learn.

Here is an excerpt:

“The pandemic forced a lot of people to reflect on their careers and where they want to go. Most mid-career professionals don’t have the ability to put their lives and careers on hold to attend a full-time degree program so they are looking for particular credentials and competencies, short-term, tha twill give them the skills they need to succeed in the post-pandemic world.

“Micro-credentials are going to be key in helping people to reskill or upskill. Royal Roads University is building a framework for micro-credentials so people can build them in a stackable way that will lead to recognized credentials, leading to graduate certificates, diplomas and eventually degrees.

“If you have found your sector disrupted, or you’re looking to change direction in your career, this is the place to come. We can provide you with the hard and soft skills you’ll need to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing world.”

You can read more on page 5 of In Flight Review.