29 janvier 2020

Bloomberg Pledges Funding for Community Colleges

HomeBy Kery Murakami. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, pledged in unveiling his economic plan Wednesday to make “major new investments” in community and technical colleges aimed at preparing workers for higher-paying jobs in new industries. More...

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28 janvier 2020

Expand Economic Opportunity by Supporting Community Colleges

HomeThey're often the most affordable option for higher education -- if not the only option -- yet public funding for them compared to other colleges is clearly imbalanced, write Austan Goolsbee, Glenn Hubbard and Penny Pritzker. More...

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19 janvier 2020

Sweden: gender equality in VET

Home Several recent activities designed to strengthen gender equality in Swedish education have been in progress. The Swedish National Agency for Education has proposed changes to the curricula – including the curriculum for upper secondary VET – and reported on projects intended to increase gender equality during work-based learning. Both the proposed changes and the report were presented in June 2019. More...

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Romania: networking partnerships for quality assurance in VET

Home A total of 10 new VET school networks were set up by the National Centre for TVET Development between April 2019 and March 2021 to strengthen institutional capacity and develop the quality assurance culture in initial VET. More...

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Luxembourg: ‘Skills United’: campaign promoting vocational training and skills competitions

Home On 21 of May 2019, the Ministry of education and the president of WorldSkills Luxembourg launched ‘Skills United’, a new joint campaign promoting vocational training and skills competitions in trades and professions in Luxembourg. More...

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Estonia: Vocational Skills Night boosts VET visibility

Home Vocational Skills Night (Oskuste ÖÖ) was held in Estonia on 17 October 2019 for the third time. This is a major event celebrating European vocational skills week, introducing vocational schools and promoting vocational education and training (VET). More...

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Cedefop launches vocational education and training in Europe database

Home The new Cedefop database is the main source of information about vocational education and training (VET) systems in the European Union, Iceland and Norway. More...

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16 janvier 2020

#10: 4 things my college did to more than double our graduation rate

eCampus NewsFrom removing remediation to lowering student costs, this community college did all it could to improve graduation rates. More...

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#9: 4 major priorities for community college leaders

eCampus NewsTechnical college and community college leaders from 12 college systems across the country sent a letter to Senate HELP Committee and House Education and Labor Committee leadership, calling for the adoption of a job-driven “Community College Compact.” More...

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IBM Launches a Blockchain Credentials Network – A Community College At The Forefront

Techno-News BlogCentral New Mexico Community College will soon have the ability to store students’ academic records on the blockchain in a way that is nearly impossible to counterfeit. More...

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