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How might our institutions provide intentional and sustainable pathways to build 21st century competencies and help our students find meaningful employment in their desired career field?
Employers said empathy is the most important 21st century skill for an HVAC technician. Surprised? So were they.
This month we traveled to Albuquerque, NM, to kick off #TeeUpTheSkills with Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and their employer partners, TLC Plumbing and Jaynes Corporation, a construction company.
Education Design Lab Announces Design Challenge to Improve Success for Single Moms in Community Colleges
In partnership with ECMC Foundation, non-profit opens request for proposals for Single Moms Success initiative
The first stop on our #TeeUpTheSkills tour was a place with an urgent need for employer-driven 21st Century Skills credentials: Bangor, Maine. When we engaged with employers, it became immediately clear that they were struggling to identify candidates with professional skills needed to be successful in entry level jobs.
We asked Brian Kathman, CEO of Signal Vine, to help innovators think through the hype, to talk about what automation solutions are available to schools today vs. the future of automation and/or AI.
Meet ACCELERATED BUSINESS PATHWAYS: Designed to support first gen college transfer students in high school
What’s possible when a high school district, community college, and four year university work together to improve outcomes for first gen transfer students?
Education Design Lab announces #TeeUpTheSkills cohort of employers and college partners to test effectiveness of digital credentials
Yearlong design and hiring challenge aims to help historically underserved students demonstrate 21st century skills to access better career pathways
We’re pleased to announce that Marta Urquilla and Isaac Agbeshie-Noye have joined the Lab as Chief Program Officer and Education Designer, HBCU Director, respectively.
Delegation from China visits the Lab to talk student centered design, innovation, and entrepreneurship curriculum.
Making “Back to School” better: How two institutions are addressing excess credits, costs, and time to degree for undecided or newly decided transfer students
How might we increase business degree attainment by creating efficient, seamless pathways for transfer students?