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.
Black workers remain underrepresented in tech jobs. We talked with Michael Collins of JFF about what a hiring downturn means for efforts to open doors for more Americans.
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.
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.
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.
PelotonU, a pioneer of the hybrid college, is rethinking its approach in the wake of the pandemic. We talked to the nonprofit's co-founders about what has proven essential (coaching, and a lot of it) and what is open to change.
We talk with Burck Smith, founder of StraighterLine, about why the online course revolution hasn't materialized—and why he believes it still will.