Promoting Pathways to Good Jobs: Strada Education Network
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.
College Unbound Helps Working Adults Earn Fast Affordable Degrees
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.
How to Be Employable Forever
Education for the innovation economy is not just about knowledge and skill, it’s about mindset--collaborative, interdisciplinary, ethical, empathetic, entrepreneurial and global. Read more about Olin College, the most well-regarded engineering school in the world.
Post-Secondary Preparation Through Guidance and Advisement
We all play a role in student success, meaning parents, teachers, counselors, advisors, and even peers. This factor alone is a key motivator of why advisory is so important and why it should be a priority in our schools. The methods we use to guide and advise our students are like puzzle pieces to their now and their future.
Rethinking the College Pipeline: Leading University Gains Youth Badging Platform
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and LRNG recently announced they're merging to "build a learning and workforce solution for cities and employers across the U.S." In this post, Tom explores what this means for the future of learning and work.
Credentialing America: How Impact Investing Can Help
For individuals, the right kind of education can boost employability. For communities, educational attainment correlates with better social, economic and personal outcomes for citizens. How can we spread access to high-quality credentials?
ASU Prep Digital: Empowering Students
Online learning provides students around the world with access and opportunities that they may not have had available otherwise--advanced courses, more electives and world languages, and a different approach to a challenging topic. ASU Prep Digital is a great example.
Learn to Earn: The Entrepreneurship Education Landscape
Entrepreneurship education for adults is gaining momentum, and it has taken some interesting shapes. Here's what we found in a recent survey of leading entrepreneurship programs.
The Role of Advisory in Personalizing the Secondary Experience
High school can be a confusing time, especially today with the increasing options for students due to the rapid expansion of digital learning. This is why we believe advisory has to be the spine of the next generation high school.
Using Technology and Motivation to Reach Adult Learners
By: Mary Murphy. As any good educator knows, we humans never stop learning. Here's how my district is engaging adult learners from all walks of life in post-secondary education programs.