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Category: Continuous Development


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Reminding Congress of Workforce Education

September 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Democrats in Congress are seeking to send billions of dollars in new funding to community colleges to support free two-year postsecondary education for students, but that could leave job-focused education behind in the process if policy makers aren’t careful, according […]


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3 ways we’re prepping our students for tomorrow’s jobs

September 17, 2021

Via: eCampus News

COVID-19 and the shift to remote work has created a pressing need for digital skills and computing expertise. A recent KPMG study found that the technology skills shortage is at its highest level since 2008. With many businesses investing billions […]


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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 […]


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A Crash Course in Career Development

August 26, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

It was 2011, and I had become sure I didn’t want a tenure-track job. I started my Ph.D. in the throes of the 2008 recession, and the tanking job market meant there were few postings in my minuscule subfield. But […]


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New Effort Adds College Credit to Apprenticeship Programs

August 19, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

The journey toward a career often starts at a fork in the road. One path points toward on-the-job training. The other takes a detour through college. They have different benefits and barriers, but both can seem like one-way streets—no U-turns […]


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How stackable credentials let students customize their learning

July 29, 2021

Via: eCampus News

After reviewing the academic result of the 2020-2021 school year, Husson University noticed an important trend among its students in the College of Business and the New England School of Communications. As a prelude to earning degrees, students are completing […]


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How workforce training can help students excel

July 21, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Soaring college tuition costs and massive student debt loads are two dynamics that are calling into question the traditional preparation for successful professional careers. While community colleges and vocational training offer popular alternative paths, a five-year-old workforce training program in […]


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Are your students ready for their next step?

July 1, 2021

Via: eSchool News

After more than a year of virtual learning, many educators and parents are investigating approaches to accelerate learning to ensure students are ready for their next step. Learning does not just mean facts and content but includes a broad range […]


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Want to Hire an Innovative College Graduate? Choose a Transfer Student

June 2, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Among the many questions COVID-19 has raised about college-going, one remains particularly daunting across industry sectors—who to hire? If anything, COVID has taught us that nothing can be taken for granted and there are no sure-things with regard to the […]


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California’s $49B higher ed budget proposal prioritizes worker training

May 17, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The leaders of California’s three public postsecondary systems praised the proposal, which is larger than the one Newsom made in January. It includes several large investments in training students to meet the state’s workforce demands. The plan would invest a […]