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A revolution is underway: THE SHIFT IS HAPPENING!

Jul 5, 2017
As we come up to the holiday - Independence Day, our team wants to acknowledge the work of so many that create a new training and employment system for those who have had barriers of access due...
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'Future of Impact' requires investment, philanthropy? - and business as a...

Jul 3, 2017
The world of impact is large and contains multitudes: people working in diverse fields and organizations, ranging from nonprofits to foundations to impact investing funds, to government agencies to companies...
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"People Will Cheat" - Test Proctoring in a Digital Age

Jul 3, 2017
Education is increasingly a buyer's market, according to Michael London, the CEO of Examity, a remote test proctoring service. To compete for admissions, schools are moving to offer the customizable learning options that students want - including online learning and at-home test taking. While technology...
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IBM and Galvanize Join Hands To Launch 'Cognitive Builder Course'

Jul 3, 2017
IBM and Galvanize announced the launch of the first online Cognitive Builder Course hosted on IBM Cloud and powered by IBM Watson. The course is aimed at enterprise developers and interested university students who seek to build on their fundamental Python programming skills, while gaining...
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Connecting the Dots: How digital credentials can bridge UK's soft skills gap

Jun 28, 2017
In a few months, school leavers will be getting their GCSE and A Level results, turning thoughts towards their future careers. Will they continue studying? Or start an apprenticeship? Perhaps some will apply for their first entry-level jobs?
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The 'last mile' in education and training

Jun 28, 2017
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.
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This Startup Is Pitching a 1-Year Alternative to College for Zero Money Down

Jun 23, 2017
If you go through MissionU's program designed to impart in-demand career skills, you don't owe any money until you get a well-paying job.
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Preparing Students for the Workplace

Jun 23, 2017
At the recent Eduventures Summit in Boston, we were asked to reflect upon a question in preparation for the for-profit leadership panel but it was never addressed, even though it may well be among the most important...
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How Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Highlights the Hybrid, 'Omnichannel'...

Jun 23, 2017
Last week, tech titan Amazon purchased grocer Whole Foods in a strategic move that captured the attention of the business community and general public. Amazon has become one of the most valuable companies...
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The University of Georgia Selects Portfolium to Help Launch their Students'...

Jun 23, 2017
The ePortfolio Tool Provides a Showcase for Student Work and Helps Build Post-Grad Job Network.
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