Tag: training

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Early childhood education training needs investment, higher ed leaders say

November 17, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

The report emphasizes the importance of early childhood education, especially during the pandemic, when it says “child care was more readily acknowledged as essential to the economy.” The pandemic heavily exacerbated teacher shortages. Education organizations wrote to Congressional leaders drawing […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Report: Community Colleges Drive Workforce Education, Training

September 16, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new survey found that community colleges, and especially their noncredit programs, play an outsize role in providing job-focused education. Opportunity America, a Washington, D.C., think tank focused on economic mobility, explained the survey findings in an accompanying policy report […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

College-employer group lands $1M grant to train STEM pros

October 2, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Employees and employers know that workers will need training to keep pace with the digitization of jobs. But barriers remain. Business leaders often think colleges don’t adequately prepare students for the workforce, even if those institutions and students think they […]

Education Tech

How One Teaching Expert Activates Students’ Curiosity

June 7, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Welcome to Teaching, a weekly newsletter from The Chronicle of Higher Education. This week’s edition was curated by Beckie. We’ll begin with some tips on using a “naïve task” to pique students’ curiosity that I picked up at a conference […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 proven ways to improve higher-ed collaboration

May 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Collaboration across departments has been identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives in not only the business community but also in higher education. Today’s challenging higher-ed environment can benefit from more collaboration, particularly between IT, business, and finance […]

Continuous Development

Could German vocational model be a standard for US workforce development?

September 14, 2016

Via: Education Dive

The primary note about German vocational training is that it does not prohibit students from entering college or going on to earn higher degrees; it just provides a foundation for students to accommodate needs in affordability, change in career plans, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can $47M help improve universities’ principal training?

March 18, 2016

Via: eSchool News

A new five-year, $47 million initiative from the Wallace Foundation will help improve universities’ principal training, especially for the nation’s highest-need schools. The initiative is prompted in part by new studies pointing to a concern that many programs are falling […]