Mark Milliron, a longtime innovator in adult education and now president of National University, sees a future in greater collaboration across higher education. We talked with him about that idea, the rise of hybrid learning, and more.
Sean Segal was a longtime leader at nonprofits that helped lower-income workers retrain and connect with employers. We talked with him about why he decided to go for-profit in his next venture.
Strada Education Network awarded $4M in grants for partnerships between community colleges and employers. We talked with Courtney McBeth, SVP, about the difficulty of forging such partnerships and what the foundation hopes to learn.
This issue of The Job looks at a Charlotte-based tech-training provider offering stipends and jobs with its corporate partners, while another startup upskills hospital workers. Also, more on outcomes-based loans and a foundation backs partnerships between community colleges and employers.
This issue of The Job looks at growing interest in online training for medical certifications and a private university that’s offering credit for MedCerts and other microcredentials. Also, an in-depth look at outcomes-based loans and how online learning may be fueling dual enrollment.
Career programs need buy-in from both employers and students, but who is going to move first? We talked with George Vinton, CEO of Common Group, about that challenge and more.
The Marcy Lab School in New York City aims to offer a traditional college experience in just one year. We talked with co-founder Reuben Ogbonna about experimentation, growth, and student choice in higher ed.
Work Shift talks with Taylor McLemore, managing director of the Techstars Workforce Development Accelerator, about the nitty-gritty of how companies are actually doing—or not doing—skills-based hiring in tech.
This issue of The Job looks at new “turnkey” registered apprenticeships from YUPRO and OpenClassrooms, featuring online learning and employer access to a diverse hiring pool.
Work Shift talks with Eric Bing, chancellor of the College of Health Care Professions in Texas, about how institutions and policymakers can help meet the huge need for healthcare workers.