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Apprenticeship

Panel Discussion: Global Innovations to Prepare Students for Future Careers

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Location: 
    Online

Join us at the U.S. Department of Education for a special event in the lead-up to International Education Week 2019!

Government representatives from the United States, Brazil, and China will discuss innovations in apprenticeship programs and career and technical education, including lessons from Switzerland, and how countries can learn and benefit from each other's experiences.

Panel Moderator

  • Maureen McLaughlin, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Education

Panelists

Workshop: Preparing Students with a Global Mindset for Business Growth

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:45pm
    Location: 
    Online

Join us at the U.S. Department of Education for a special event in the lead-up to International Education Week 2019!

Government representatives from the United States, Brazil, and China will discuss innovations in apprenticeship programs and career and technical education, including lessons from Switzerland, and how countries can learn and benefit from each other's experiences.

Panel Moderator

Urban Institute: Training for Jobs for the Future

During the next 10 years, low-wage jobs will continue to grow significantly. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that of the 15 occupations predicted to add the most jobs from 2016 to 2026, only 5 pay annual wages higher than the national median (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016).   Predictions of automation and increased use of technology bring concerns that many workers will need to learn new skills or change locations to find jobs as whole sectors are displaced.

Workforce GPS: Developing Apprenticeship Opportunities in Prisons

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Reentry begins the first day of incarceration.  Practices and programs for inmates can be implemented to prepare a path for success upon returning to one's community. Learn how to engage employers and design apprenticeship programs for inmates prior to release from prison.  Explore lessons learned from successful pre-release apprenticeship programs and professionals in the field of apprenticeship.

Making Apprenticeships Count: A Survey by the Numbers

The Workforce Data Quality Campaign and National Skills Coalition recently released a white paper titled, Counting Registered Apprenticeship Completions. The paper sets the stage by outlining the recent federal investment in apprenticeships.

Workforce GPS: Apprenticeship Business Engagement Tools

  • Date: 
    Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar
Are you working with businesses to expand the use of apprenticeship as a work-based learning strategy?  Are you casting a wide net with your business outreach and seeking a more focused approach that can yield a higher number of successful business/apprenticeship partnerships?  If so, this webinar and its companion web chat on October 9th are for you!  

Call for Grant Reviewers

Would you like to be a peer reviewer on federal grants? OCTAE is seeking reviewers for an apprenticeship grant competition to be held this summer. We need individuals with expertise in apprenticeship, work-based learning, career and technical education, STEM education, high schools, and community colleges.

Eight Recommendations for Connecting Apprenticeship and Higher Education

New America, a think tank and civic enterprise,  has recently released eight recommendations for connecting apprenticeship and higher education.  New America believes that in order "to capitalize on apprenticeship's massive potential and its renewed public appeal, policymakers must make it a part of—not an "alternative" to—higher education".

Workforce GPS: Flexible Apprenticeship Models That Work

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

 

Hear how community colleges are actively engaging in the development of apprenticeship programs for a range of industry sectors.  Harper College and Missoula College HealthCARE Montana have sponsored innovative and successful apprenticeship programs in insurance, supply chain, and healthcare sectors, as well as in advanced manufacturing, in Illinois and Montana.

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