The "skills gap," the idea that US colleges and universities fail to prepare students with skills necessary for successful careers, has become a bogeyman of higher education, capturing the imagination of employers and haunting discussions of curricular reform.
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 a few rounds of interviews proved otherwise.
Colleges (and nontraditional providers) experiment with income-share agreements as innovation that could help some people afford education and training.
In her old life, it was not unusual for Annie Evans to find herself standing in the pouring rain outside of a coal mine at three in the morning, staring down a broken piece of equipment.
Last week, we attended the ASU GSV Summit in Salt Lake City. Colloquially known as "ASU GSV," the annual conference offers a chance for people in the learning and talent innovation communities to come together.
Establishing a standard skills measurement system could make it easier for companies to source talent, but there are challenges and limitations to the practice.
With no formal college education or any experience in tech, Rafael Olimpiada was held back by his resume.
Then he signed up for training with AlwaysHired - a San Francisco company that taught him how to land a job at a tech startup. AlwaysHired describes...
President Donald Trump has promised to create 25 million new jobs over the next decade. The tax plan his administration revealed last week is ostensibly part of this job creation mission, as it looks to radically reduce tax rates...
Many administrators and faculty members say online exam proctoring works and is vital to expanding online programs. But some question, at what cost?
Digital badges are going global with a new partnership between Credly and Digitalme (part of the City & Guilds Group), a UK- and EU-based provider of digital credentialing services. The two companies plan...