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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... ‘A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College’ A Q&A with Ryan Craig, investor and author of a new book about the changing landscape for education and training credentials and the implications for traditional higher education. The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but...

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Trade Unions Pave Pathways To Good Jobs

Apr 17, 2019
At the most important conference on education innovation, the most important announcements came at the very end.
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14 Career Blogs That Might Just Change Your Life

Apr 16, 2019
Especially when your career is your life.
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Finding Value for Adult Learners at ASU GSV

Apr 16, 2019
The annual migration of ed-tech venture capitalists, start-up executives, innovators, and educators descended on San Diego last week for the ASU-GSV conference-now in its 10th year addressing the most pressing challenges facing education.
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Why Hiring Managers' Expectations for New College Graduates May Be Unrealistic

Apr 15, 2019
The employment market for the college Class of 2019 is filled with paradoxes. Employers are hiring at record levels, but their complaints about a skills gap among recent college graduates are widespread.
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Can training candidates close the skills gap?

Apr 13, 2019
Maybe it's time for the recruitment industry to invest in training to help close the skills gap.
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College Grads Sell Stakes in Themselves to Wall Street

Apr 12, 2019
Instead of taking out loans, students can agree to hand over part of their future earnings in return for investment.
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How $5B Could Provide A Great Education For Every Kid On Earth

Apr 12, 2019
In the next six years, another four billion learners will be connected to the web at 5G speed for a low cost. AI-powered platforms will make formal and informal learning more powerful and accessible.
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Episode 33: Live from ASU-GSV, Day 1

Apr 10, 2019
In a round of lightning interviews in front of a studio audience at the annual ASU-GSV summit, Michael and Jeff talk with the architects of the biggest deal announced at the conference as well as with leading CEOs...
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What to know about ISA, a new way to pay for college with investors' money

Apr 10, 2019
How to navigate adult life like a boss, from turning your job into a career, investing your hard-earned money, building relationships and more. Because adulting is not easy.
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UNICAF raises $28m to meet demand for HE

Apr 9, 2019
UNICAF, the largest online higher education platform in Africa, has announced $28 million in Series B financing to meet the growing demand for high-quality university education across the continent.
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