Job training

IBM software engineering apprentices can now turn their training into college credit

IBM software engineering apprentices can now translate their training into three semesters of college credit at participating institutions.

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Maine community colleges train rural students for remote work

The Maine Community College System will train hundreds of rural students in remote work skills as the pandemic continues to shift the American job landscape.

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Research paints disappointing picture of online internships

New research suggests online internships that took place during the pandemic failed to provide effective learning experiences when compared with in-person experiences. How can colleges encourage employers to do better?

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AAC&U survey finds employers want candidates with liberal arts skills but cite 'preparedness gap'

AAC&U survey of employers shows liberal arts skills are valued and sought out in the workplace but raises questions about student preparation.

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As debate over short-term Pell unfolds, for-profits on the sidelines

For-profit colleges were shut out of proposed legislation to expand Pell Grants to short-term programs. They’ve offered little pushback so far, though -- a sign the sector is focused on other legislative concerns.

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Perspectives from the field on Amazon's big-dollar entry into training workers

The retailer is pouring $700 million into worker training -- mostly through its own programs. We asked some experts on postsecondary education and training to assess whether Amazon's initiative is threat or boon to higher education.

Amazon, Google and other tech companies expand their postsecondary credential offerings

Amazon moves deeper into offering postsecondary credentials, following Google and other big employers, but largely bypasses traditional colleges with the expanded training options.

White House merger plan reignites debate on education, training

White House plan to merge two cabinet departments, likely a political nonstarter, renews debate over how best to rationalize government role in educating and training Americans.

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Advocates push for stronger Pell Grant as appropriations cycle begins

Advocates prioritize a stronger Pell Grant as the next appropriations process gets under way, but big changes to the program are viewed as unlikely before an update to Higher Education Act.

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Purdue to play key role in Infosys U.S. hiring and training push

University touts new deal to train for IT outsourcing firm’s U.S. hiring push, but faculty balk at lack of control over curriculum.

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