Apple CEO Tim Cook says 4-year degree not necessary for coding

Planning to get a degree in coding? Well, qualification might not be really necessary to learn the subject. That’s the opinion of Apple CEO Tim Cook, who made the statement earlier this week while visiting an Apple Store in Orlando, Florida, to meet 16-ye
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Nestlé needs YOUth, our global youth initiative | Nestlé Global

At Nestlé, we believe that communities cannot thrive if they cannot offer a future for younger generations. As a global company, we are determined to help young people develop their skills so they can find jobs or create their own businesses.
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Ernst & Young Removes University Degree Classification From Entry Criteria As There’s ‘No Evidence’ It Equals Success | HuffPost UK

Ernst & Young, one of the UK’s biggest graduate recruiters, has announced it will be removing the degree classification from its entry criteria, saying there is “no evidence” suc…
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TCPS announces first student apprenticeship | Life | stardem.com

EASTON — At its June meeting, the Talbot County Board of Education recognized the Eastern Shore’s first student participant in the Apprenticeship Maryland Program.
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Student Loan Debt And No Degree: A Crisis For Millions Of Borrowers : NPR

America!! Do we need anymore convincing that there has to be a step change in the perception and uptake within employers for Work Based learning and especially High Quality Registered Apprenticeships.??

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Some of the people struggling the most to pay back their debt are the millions of students who took out student loans but never finished a degree.
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Investing in Apprenticeships Pays Off for Employers

A panel of HR professionals with experience managing work-based learning programs like apprenticeships explained how these initiatives have helped address skills shortages in their companies, provide greater opportunity to under-represented talent pools a
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What “Persistence and Retention” Means for Adult Learners – Higher Learning Advocates

In an era when declining enrollment looms large, and the demographics of higher education are undergoing an unprecedented shift.…
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