career and technical education Tag

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for young people to remain connected to the labor market. Businesses were forced to scale back hiring or lay...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]Work-based learning is a critical component of vocational education and training (VET). Across the globe, many VET students lost the opportunity to engage in work-based learning...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] As the world grapples with ongoing economic setbacks during the coronavirus pandemic, many top-performing education systems are strengthening vocational education and training (VET) as one lever for economic recovery. In Ontario, in addition to increasing funding for vocational...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw The effects of the coronavirus pandemic will be felt for years to come, particularly in the job market. Before the coronavirus pandemic gravely impacted the world’s economy, the United States was already behind many of our...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Monica Pfister[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="22269" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://ncee.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NCEE-Top-Performers-Distance-Learning-June-2020Final.docx.pdf"][vc_column_text]Ensuring access to high-quality vocational education and training has presented unique challenges worldwide amidst school closures in response to the coronavirus. This is not only because of the hands-on nature...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21831" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]On Monday, Maryland lawmakers gathered for a joint committee hearing on legislation that aims to transform the state’s public education system into one of the best-performing in the world. Known as the “Blueprint...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Nathan Driskell[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21720" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" qode_css_animation="" link="http://www.oecd.org/education/dream-jobs-teenagers-career-aspirations-and-the-future-of-work.htm"][vc_column_text]NCEE staff saw some of the very best of Finnish vocational education in action when we visited the state-of-the-art Omnia Vocational School in Espoo, Finland this past month. Omnia serves...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw Vocational education and training (VET) in Singapore and Switzerland is the most popular choice for students, with over two-thirds of students in both countries opting for a VET program rather than a traditional academic program when...