STEM community college grads targeted for fast track path to IT careers – Chamber Business News

This is a great piece about the new world class technology apprenticeships from Woz U with support on the University of Phoenix.

TranZed is proud to support this program with its apprenticeship connections platform, and its proven track record of apprenticeship development, technical support and apprenticeship management.

Community college students who graduate with a STEM degree are the target of a new public-private partnership that wants to put them on a direct path to an IT career and a university degree. To make the program attractive, there are “old fashioned” financial incentives in play.
— Read on chamberbusinessnews.com/2020/09/17/stem-community-college-grads-targeted-for-fast-track-path-to-it-careers/

Ashwani Aggarwal- ILO WEBINAR. Strategies for Recognition of Prior Learning ( RPL)

I am pleased to invite you to the #ILO webinar on ‘ #Innovations and #Strategies for Recognition of Prior Learning ( RPL)’ that will take place on 14 October 2020 from 11:00 – 13:00 (CEST, Geneva, Johannesburg time). The #webinar aims to support policymakers and practitioners in the design and implementation of effective and efficient #RPL systems in the fast-changing world of work. For more information and agenda, please visit:
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RIP – RBG

I don’t think any words need to be said about the amazing woman. I have nothing that would justify what she has achieved, and what she has done during her 87 years on this earth.

Cybersecurity Talent Gaps Are Bigger Than We Thought—And Here’s How To Solve Them

The cybersecurity skills gap is large and persistent, creating significant economic and national security vulnerabilities for the United States. The ICS Village recently sponsored an event called Hack the Capitol intended to connect and bridge the policy and technical worlds.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/christosmakridis/2020/09/17/cybersecurity-talent-gaps-are-bigger-than-we-thought-and-heres-how-to-solve-them/

The Cartographer – Mississippi Apprenticeship Program

The Cartographer – Mississippi Apprenticeship Program
— Read on msapprenticeship.works/the-cartographer/

Andhra Pradesh to set up 30 skill development colleges – INDIA APPRENTICESHIP FORUM

As many as 30 skill development colleges, with at least one for each of the 25 Parliamentary constituencies, will come up in Andhra Pradesh.
— Read on www.indiaapprenticeshipforum.org/andhra-pradesh-to-set-up-30-skill-development-colleges/

Low-income students are dropping out of college this fall in alarming numbers – The Washington Post

Fears are rising of a “Lost Generation” of college students as low-income students, especially Black students, are dropping out of college or not enrolling. Many low-income students say they don’t have good enough Wifi at home to take online courses.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/09/16/college-enrollment-down/