A newsletter about the connections between education and the workforce
Cengage on copyright and AI, and new grants for statewide skills experiments
Paul Fain3 days ago
Colorado’s push to use skills data to boost the careers of workers in behavioral health.
Paul Fain10 days ago
An ed-tech giant’s ambitious moves into digital credentialing and learner records.
Paul Fain24 days ago
Bakersfield College creates IT apprenticeships with state money and help from a global intermediary.
Paul Faina month ago
How the Commerce Department is looking to find and back training models that work.
SkillUp wants to help jobseekers without four-year degrees find remote jobs.
Unusual new investment fund backs workforce education startups that serve lower-income learners.
Paul Fain2 months ago
Testing giant goes big with career planning tools that don’t all lead directly to a bachelor’s degree.
Texas puts a trove of education and workforce data to work for its residents.
Why the tech giant is bullish on alternatives to the four-year degree.
Tech training provider looks to grow by going deeper in cities through local partnerships.
Paul Fain3 months ago
Despite some progress in Washington, the future remains murky for short-term Pell.
Google’s goals for its six-year push into online career certificates.
A broad local coalition seeks to make tech training pay off for working learners.
Keeping up with the latest research and debates on AI and the skills-based movement.
Paul Fain4 months ago
Georgia’s manufacturers are starting early to expose students to in-demand careers.
Alabama’s ambitious skills-matching play goes live and draws national attention.
States try to identify which jobs are in high demand as they spend more on nondegree credentials.
An experiment in Brazil taps Big Tech certs for hybrid learning and career development.
Paul Fain5 months ago
The SCOTUS rulings’ potential ripple effects on higher ed and corporate America
Medtronic partners with InStride to break down the skills needed for job roles.
A first roundup of nearly $4B spent by 28 states on short-term credentials.
Paul Fain6 months ago
Is it possible to measure the quality of nondegree credentials?
Can community colleges meet the moment as pathways to good jobs?
Intel and the White House want community college students to land semiconductor jobs.