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Work-Based Learning for Adult Learners (Webinar and Discussion)

We hope you’ll join us for Thursday’s webinar, Work-Based Learning Resources for Adult Educators, at 2pm ET (Register here). Before the webinar, we want to hear about your experiences offering work-based learning (WBL) and encourage you to review one of the resources that will be discussed during the webinar.

Workforce GPS: Work Based Learning Desk Reference

This desk reference provides an overview of the different types of Work-Based Learning opportunities available with the Adult and Dislocated Worker programs under WIOA. Information provided includes general descriptions of each type of Work-Based Learning as well as the target populations for each.

NSC Webinar: Work-Based Learning for Youth

  • Date: 
    Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

The National Skills Coalition (NSC) will be offering the webinar, Work-Based Learning for Youth.

Work-Based Learning

Tanya Shuy posted a notice in some of our communities today, sharing information on the first issue of the 2016 OECD Education and Skills Newsletter. Among the many useful articles in that publication is "Work-based learning in vocational education and training (VET)" accessed at http://www.oecd.org/edu/skills-beyond-school/work-based-learning.htm. Click on the video link leading to a very short PowerPoint summary.

New report on the long-term unemployed

Today, the White House also released a report focused on the long-term unemployed. The report provides statistical information about the qualifications of the long-term unemployed comparing them to those more recently unemployed and those currently employed. It also includes examples of sector partnerships serving the long-term unemployed and others who need new skills for a good-paying job.

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