30 septembre 2018

More adults consider higher education over retirement

University Business Magazine logoMore and more people are going back to school later in their lives, and with the variety of options out there and available to help them succeed, it’s no surprise. More...

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23 septembre 2018

Higher ed administrators can better serve adult learners — here’s how

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Enrollment experts caution: Don’t make assumptions. Adult learners typically bring a wider variety of concerns and struggles — as well as strengths and skills — than do traditional prospects. More...

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Why it’s difficult to track how many adults are in college

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Experts have differing views about whether the number of adult learners is growing, but a group representing non-traditional students says that regardless of the trend, institutions should be doing more to target this group specifically, according to The Hechinger Report. More...

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06 septembre 2018

Providing eLearning Opportunities to Students and Adult Learners

Providing eLearning Opportunities to Students and Adult Learners
I heard some talk about this project while I was in Portugal but it has been mostly below the radar. This article, though, is a nice summary of the Avicenna Virtual Campus, an e-learning bridge from Europe to the nations of North Africa. More...

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Stories of Adult Learning

Stories of Adult Learning
I enjoyed this article, which isn't really a set of stories so much as an extended account of why it is that you have to have some idea of what you're going to do with a technology before actually installing it in a learning environment. More...

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28 août 2018

Greta Centre Est Guyane - Le service public de formation pour adultes de l’Education Nationale

TakariLe Greta Centre Est Guyane mutualise les ressources des collèges et lycées de Cayenne jusqu’à Saint-Georges de l’Oyapock et de Maripasoula pour mettre en place des formations sur mesure pour adultes, qualifiantes, certifiantes, remises à niveau, en alternance, en intensif. Plus...

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24 août 2018

U. of Maine System awards nearly $1.8M to help adults get a college degree

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Maine System’s Adult Degree Completion Scholarship still has funds available for Maine adults who want to resume their work toward a college degree this Fall. More...

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How to help adult students graduate

University Business Magazine logoThis summer, Education Dive is providing readers with compilations of stories on a variety of topics that we've published during the past year. Here are four stories about how to retaining and graduating adult learners. More...

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22 août 2018

How to help adult students succeed

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Today, employers want T-shaped employees, with a depth of knowledge in one area but also skills that translate to many different jobs, such as critical thinking and clear written and verbal communication. Higher education must do more to help adult learners become the candidates that employers need and want to retain. More...

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17 août 2018

ASP - Adultes-relais Créé par le Comité interministériel des villes du 14 décembre 1999, le programme adultes relais encadre des interventions de proximité dans les zones urbaines sensibles et les territoires prioritaires.
Les postes d’adultes relais sont créés par les employeurs du secteur non lucratif, réservés à des personnes d’au moins 30 ans sans emploi.
L’adulte relais assure des missions de médiation sociale et culturelle dans les espaces publics ou collectifs de certaines zones urbaines. Plus...

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