700 Reasons: Reason #292

Reason: 292
The Socrates programme now attracts far more students to the UK than it sends abroad. This will have the effect of producing graduates from Continental universities in a wide range of disciplines who have some experience of the UK, a good command of English (plus their native language and any others they may have acquired) who will be able to fill skills gaps and shortages in future
Connell, T. (2002) Languages and Employability: A Question of Careers (www.cilt.org.uk/careers/pdf/reports/employability.pdf)
Related Keywords:
Employability, UK