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Despite focus from the administration, budget falls short on much needed investment in workforce and education programs | National Skills Coalition

National Skills Coalition is a broad-based coalition working toward a vision of an America that grows its economy by investing in its people so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper. — Read on m.nationalskillscoalition.org/news/blog/despite-focus-from-the-administration-budget-falls-short-on-much-needed-investment-in-workforce-and-education-programs

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Why Aren’t There More Apprentices in America? — The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal

Within the fractious realm of higher education policy, one of the few ideas to gain bipartisan support is the expansion of technical training. — Read on www.jamesgmartin.center/2018/01/arent-apprentices-america/

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Make Pell Work | National Skills Coalition

National Skills Coalition is a broad-based coalition working toward a vision of an America that grows its economy by investing in its people so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper. — Read on www.nationalskillscoalition.org/action/take-action/makepellwork

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Coverage: CEOs say they’re hiring more workers without degrees – Talking Biz News

Coverage: CEOs say they’re hiring more workers without degrees – Talking Biz News — Read on talkingbiznews.com/2/coverage-ceos-say-theyre-hiring-more-workers-without-degrees/

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The NHS apprenticeships offering a new route to health and social care | Guardian Careers | The Guardian

As health and social care faces ongoing recruitment woes, new degree-level apprenticeships put clinical careers back in reach for more applicants — Read on amp.theguardian.com/careers/2019/mar/05/the-nhs-apprenticeships-offering-a-new-route-to-health-and-social-care

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$30M skilled trades training center coming to Detroit’s west side

$30M skilled trades training center coming to Detroit’s west side — Read on amp.detroitnews.com/amp/3055215002

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Can you Help? Are you involved in Degree Level Apprenticeships?

We are seeking feedback, to inform a Discussion Paper, on behalf of the International Labour Organization. If you are involved in the development, delivery or promotion of Degree Level Apprenticeships we would appreciate it if you could complete the survey, by clicking on the link below. We are looking for comments and contributions from anyone […]

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Amazon to launch 1,000 UK apprenticeships by 2021 | Business News | Sky News

The world’s most valuable public company says the scheme will consist of nine programmes, lasting between one and four years. — Read on news.sky.com/story/amp/amazon-to-launch-1-000-uk-apprenticeships-by-2021-11648131

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Celebrating Black History Month, the next person highlight by Eric Ramsey is Dr. Daniel Hale Williams.

By Eric Ramsey- Director of Apprenticeships. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dr. Williams was born in Holidaysburg, PA in 1856. As a child, Daniel and his family moved to Annapolis, MD where he became a shoemaker apprentice. Tragedy struck the Williams family when Daniel’s father passed away from Tuberculosis. The death of Mr. Williams caused the […]

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