19 février 2017

Skills and Youth

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. What with the Advisory Council on Growth’s paper on skills, and the Expert Panel on Youth Employment wrapping up, public policy is suddenly back to a focus on skills – and in particular what skills youth should have.  So, let’s talk about that. More...

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Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform

By . In a surprise move, Ellucian has decided to end support for Brainstorm, the competency-based education (CBE) platform it acquired from Helix Education two years ago. All Brainstorm customers are being notified of the end-of-life and aggressive measures are being used to help these customers quickly migrate to alternative platforms. More...

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4 reasons why a generational skills gap exists today—and isn’t closing

eCampus NewsBy Geoff Irvine. Can colleges and universities close the generation skills gap they helped create. More...

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College readiness still unknown

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Each year, when they get to campus, more than half a million American college students have to take so-called remedial or developmental education classes to teach them basic math and English skills they should have learned in high school. More...

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18 février 2017

Teaching Students Soft Skills

HomeBy Emily Tate. Reinhardt University launches program to train students in soft skills such as conflict management and strategic listening -- while preserving liberal arts mission. Read more...

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17 février 2017

Evaporating Fears on Competency-Based Education

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. This year's Inside Higher Ed survey of chief academic officers repeated a pattern of recent years: increased support for competency-based education, but greater levels of support in public than in private higher education. Read more...

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Ellucian Ends Support for Competency-Based Education Platform

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Ellucian is ending support for Brainstorm, its competency-based education platform, less than two years after it acquired the platform (then known as Helix Education). Read more...

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What are the top in-demand workforce skills for the coming year?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Udemy for Business, which is the online marketplace for team virtual learning, released their Learning Index Report, which highlighted the emerging skills and trends that we may see in 2017. More...

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Training-to-work programs make way for competency based employee learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Traditional work training programs are quickly becoming obsolete, reports ECampus News. More...

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14 février 2017

Leading the way to high-skilled jobs?

By Alejandro Caballero. Creating high-skilled and relevant jobs will help the world’s youngest region – with close to 60% of its population under 25 years old – and to do that it requires dynamic new higher education leaders. Read more...

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