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Category: Continuous Development


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

‘Notable’ June job gains don’t include public education employment

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The losses, according to the report, could be in part due to the seasonal changes in education, which sees cyclical dips of about 20% in employment over the summer months. However, unemployment in public education is still significantly higher compared […]


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Booms, busts and shopping malls: How Texas community colleges are revamping workforce development

June 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Community colleges have long been tasked with developing their region’s workforce. Yet employers often bemoan that they can’t find workers with the knowledge and abilities they need, and several industries have yawning skills gaps. That’s why earlier this year, Education […]


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Workforce academies elevate dual enrollment at one community college

June 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On a quiet afternoon in early March, a dozen or so high school juniors strolled into a science classroom at South Texas College. They put on white lab coats and then got to work. Earlier in the school year, they […]


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Continuous learning is key to career stability

March 13, 2020

Via: eCampus News

As robotics and advanced automation continue to spread throughout the American workplace, workers express conflicting and sometimes flatly contradictory attitudes about the impact these new technologies will have on their lives–but most believe that gaining relevant industry skills through continuous […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report identifies strategies for scaling work-based learning

February 27, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Funding is a major hurdle for districts looking to connect students to relevant workforce training. Often, funds are allocated through legislation. For example, 41 states took action to spend more on work-based learning, dual enrollment and early college programs. Vermont, […]


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Preparing students for the future of work: An educator’s perspective

February 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

How can we, as educators, adequately prepare our students for the mysterious future of work? The jobs and careers we know today will either be gone or redesigned by the time current students join the workforce. It is our job […]


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6 things to know about STEM education today

February 6, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We hear it time and again, but the truth of the statement cannot be emphasized more: STEM education is vital to our nation’s success as a productive leader in the global economy. According to STEM education experts, schools should start […]


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How to Help Low-Income Students Hold Their Own on the Job Market

January 29, 2020

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Imagine you’re a college student trying to network for a first job or an internship when you don’t know a single person in the field you’re interested in, or even that “networking” is a thing that other students regularly do […]


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Colleges Must Offer More Than Industry Certification

December 16, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Career and technical education is a vital component to the local economy. However, post-secondary institutions offering the community an industry certification in lieu of college credit are disenfranchising the economy. The letter “Colleges Should Still Embrace Knowledge for its Own […]


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Are we doing enough to develop creativity in students?

November 19, 2019

Via: eCampus News

Creativity is one of the key skills people will need to thrive as the digital workforce evolves–but alarmingly, most students don’t have it. Aside from creativity, employers are seeking candidates with complex problem-solving skills, critical thinking, people management, and the […]