Failing to plug skills gaps will set us back on the road to recovery

Failing to plug skills gaps will set us back on the road to recovery, Robert Halfon is the Chair of the Education Select Committee and Member of Parliament for Harlow
— Read on www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/57695-failing-to-plug-skills-gaps-will-set-us-back-on-the-road-to-recovery

BluLever Artisan 4.0 Summit Insight Series

Thanks to Nazrene Mannie Executive Director, Global Apprenticeship Network for sharing this.

What’s it all about?

At BluLever, we have decided to disrupt the way we think about “Summits”, the way we think about knowledge generation and solution seeking, and about bringing people together. We are pulling apart what it means to host an annual event, to bring you something brand new, something that will ignite your innovation.
— Read on artisan4summit.blulever.com/

Apprenticeship by State: COVID-19 Special Episode 1 | JFF

In this special episode of Apprenticeship by State, host Joseph Hollins speaks with 7 apprenticeship directors across the country about the COVID-19 pandemic, its implications on apprenticeship systems across the United States, and how these states have been pivoting to respond to the moment
— Read on www.jff.org/resources/apprenticeship-state/apprenticeship-state-covid19-special-episode-1/

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Policy Matters: Reflections on the Past and Future of Apprenticeship | Urban Institute

Federal and state apprenticeship policies have changed tremendously during the past four years, from new investments to the introduction of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020. As we look beyond the national election in November, practitioners and policymakers have the opportunity to reflect on policies that have shaped apprenticeships in the US. 
— Read on www.urban.org/events/policy-matters-reflections-past-and-future-apprenticeship

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Apprenticeship Expansion Resiliency Planning Resources Resource

States are evaluating and adapting their apprenticeship expansion strategies in the context of new economic and public health challenges. To align with the 5 Elements of Effective Apprenticeship Expansion framework, we have created a suite of resiliency resources to help states apprenticeship teams with this important work. States can use the resources below to support continued apprenticeship growth and diversification strategies in challenging times.
— Read on apprenticeship.workforcegps.org/resources/2020/10/19/14/24/Apprenticeship-Expansion-Resiliency-Planning-Resources

Apprenticeship | U.S. Department of Labor

Apprenticeship | U.S. Department of Labor
— Read on www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics/apprenticeship

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Steph McGovern: ‘It’s time to invest in our skills amid the ongoing jobs crisis’ – Mirror Online

Steph McGovern: ‘It’s time to invest in our skills amid the ongoing jobs crisis’ – Mirror Online
— Read on www-mirror-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/steph-mcgovern-its-time-invest-22916495.amp

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