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How micro-internships work for students and companies

June 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

“Micro-internships,” or project-based internships, are emerging as a way for students to get a foot in the door and for employers to test talent before making a commitment. Lasting just days or weeks, micro-internships can create a more meaningful experience, […]


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Do the credentials students earn align with employer demand?

May 15, 2019

Via: Education Dive

States support a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs that feature industry-recognized credentials, but how effective are they at preparing high school students for a future career and long-term success? Credentials Matter, a first-of-its-kind analysis by ExcelinEd […]


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Report: Nondegree credentials improve economic mobility

May 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Respondents with nondegree credentials said they are more likely to recommend them to others, and a majority (60%) said they believe the educational experience will bring employers value, compared with 44% of noncredential holders who said the same. Strada and […]


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College students want careers with a social purpose

May 10, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Money is still a big motivator for workers and job seekers, but less so it seems among members of younger generations. A recent Indeed survey found today’s college graduates flock to jobs in the arts and social services over once-popular […]


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Report: Industry credentials earned in high school out of step with employer demand

May 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The report only focuses on 24 states because most don’t have the data to examine the credentials students are earning and whether they match up with the demands of employers. But with state lawmakers striving to close the “skills gap” […]


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How can higher ed bring transparency to the alternative credential marketplace?

May 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The rising interest in credentials is partly attributable to growth in “good jobs” for middle-skilled workers, or those with more than a high school diploma but less than a bachelor’s degree, said Van Ton-Quinlivan, an executive in residence at the […]


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Free teacher-led conferences strengthen educator empowerment

April 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The participant-driven conference model, referred to as “edcamps,” features a “news you can use” type of training and professional development for teachers. Instead of relying on administrators to set agendas and announce new policy, this method encourages those with first-hand […]


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Report: Some states’ teaching standards lack details on cultural responsiveness

March 29, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The diversity of the nation’s public school students continues to grow at a far faster rate than that of the teacher workforce. As a result, efforts are increasing to ensure that beginning and current teachers have ways to make the […]


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Do community colleges need a new funding structure?

October 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Developing stronger partnerships between community colleges and local industry can help make higher education more relevant to the needs of student and employers. A recent report from the Urban Institute identifies a significant imbalance between the types of jobs available […]


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Schools equip students with blue-collar job skills

October 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The labor market is changing, and schools need to be poised to adapt to those changes. Though many low-skilled jobs are vanishing because of the availability of new technologies, there are still many jobs available for students if they are […]