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Change Is Happening Quickly In The Gig Economy, We Need To Learn Faster To Stay Relevant

The one constant in these turbulent times is that change is happening faster than ever; thus, learning has to happen even more quickly. Part of the learning process requires knowing what to do with the intelligence you acquire; this is the step that facilitates real change. — Read on www.forbes.com/sites/johnwinsor/2019/05/08/change-is-happening-quickly-in-the-gig-economy-we-need-to-learn-faster-to-stay-relevant/

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Tech-Focused Apprenticeships Need Employer Engagement to Thrive | Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning

Supporting strategies that help employers, advance our economy, and help workers from all backgrounds access pathways to successful careers. — Read on center4apprenticeship.jff.org/resources/tech-focused-apprenticeships-need-employer-engagement-thrive/

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Some trade jobs can earn more than those requiring a 4-year degree

Some trade jobs can earn more than those requiring a 4-year degree — Read on amp.businessinsider.com/blue-collar-trade-jobs-benefits-high-salaries-no-student-debt-2019-4

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Chaffey College Foundation Receives $1.3 Million Grant for InTech Center – IntechCenter

Chaffey College Foundation Receives $1.3 Million Grant for InTech Center – IntechCenter — Read on intechcenter.org/2019/05/chaffey-college-foundation-receives-1-3-million-grant-for-intech-center/

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Industry Education | 5/3 Power and Value of Apprenticeships w/ Paul Champion of TranZed

Join Byte Back for the next Industry Education Session (webinar) with Paul Champion, President at TranZed, to discuss the power and value of Apprenticeships on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (EST). The session will be held virtually.   Register for the 5/3 Industry Education Session: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/b3c717b88022a33ad746f627e8486654 Register for the next Industry Education Sessions (watch live and/or receive the […]

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Can apprenticeships close America’s technical skills gap?” – GritDaily

Can apprenticeships close America’s technical skills gap?” – GritDaily — Read on gritdaily.com/america-skills-gap/amp/

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Explainer: what is inquiry-based learning and how does it help prepare children for the real world?

Instead of just memorising facts and figures, an inquiry-based approach is one where the teacher facilitates students to discover knowledge for themselves. — Read on theconversation.com/explainer-what-is-inquiry-based-learning-and-how-does-it-help-prepare-children-for-the-real-world-115299

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Vocational education: new study finds it gives a huge boost

Finnish study shows 15-19 vocational education improves income without adverse effects for employment — Read on www.tes.com/news/vocational-education-boosts-job-prospects-and-earnings-finds-new-study

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Midwest Cyber Center has a new name!

Congratulations to Tony and his team. They have already built a great brand and this will keep them moving forward. “Quality provision for a quality workforce” Midwest Cyber Center has a new name! — Read on mailchi.mp/midwestcybercenter.org/midwest-cyber-center-has-a-new-name

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Women Wanted: Blue-Collar Fields Find New Workforce – WSJ

A growing number of women are taking jobs in blue-collar roles that have long been—and still are—mostly men. The share of truck drivers, electricians, plumbers and mechanics who are women recently touched the highest level in at least 25 years. — Read on www.wsj.com/articles/women-wanted-blue-collar-fields-find-new-workforce-11556530201

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