Post-secondary is a shifting space — four year degrees may not always be the fit and new alternatives are being created at an alarming rate. This topic encompasses everything from higher ed to adult learning and workforce pipelines and development.
In the last post of this series, Tom Vander Ark and the Getting Smart team identify seven new rules for choosing college (or not).
With a mission is to connect people to opportunities based on their talents, Credly is leading the way by offering digital credentials that are flexible, portable and meaningful ways to communicate capabilities.
National non-profit, Strada Education Network, focuses on adult learners, underrepresented populations, low-income and first-generation students through increased career preparation that lie in high-demand career pathways. Tom shares their focused path to supporting the future of work.
Offering courses, field studies, and project work to help students develop career-ready skills, College Unbound continues to provide a student-centered approach to help first-generation low-income working adults complete a college degree. Learn more on the blog.
Minerva shares that its Forum platform, which supports real-time, synchronous seminars, will be available to other programs and serve up to 400 students simultaneously. With the intent of forming partnerships, Minerva is driven to support new pathways to earn a degree and certification.