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Higher education's duty to all students
The Huffington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The ever-changing business culture requires employees to be life-long learners, willing to continue their education and training with every promotion, career change or progression down life's path. Our country not only needs a workforce that is invested in life-long learning, but also institutions and universities that share this attitude and are willing to provide students with opportunities to learn at any stage of their career. More

Congratulations to our IACET Authorized Providers
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The following organizations were accredited in November 2012.
Bentley Systems, Inc. Exton, PA
MESA International Chandler, AZ
PEI — Professional Education Institute Burr Ridge, IL
Trane Technical Training White Bear Lake, MN

Teaching the grown-ups
National Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Almost any policy conversation about the job creation and unemployment contains a persistent undercurrent about adult education. It usually surfaces in the context of the "skills gap." People want jobs, but they don't have the skills to get the ones that are available. The problem goes much deeper than that. According to the low-income advocate group CLASP, 93 million adults have basic skills deficiencies that could limit their economic and career potential. Yet only about two million of these adults have gotten any basic education from government programs. More

Trends in Training: Winter 2012 Issue of Training Industry Quarterly    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Winter 2012 issue of Training Industry Quarterly magazine includes the following feature articles:

Learning management: Going mobile
Skillsoft    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Smartphones have become ubiquitous and tablets aren't far behind — November saw the introduction of the Apple® iPad® mini and the Microsoft® Surface tablet. As use of tablets and smartphones increases, many organizations are beginning to consider how to leverage them for learning. But to get the most out of mobile learning, you need to have a solid plan in place. More

Submit your IACET webinar proposal today — Deadline is Dec. 28
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IACET would like to invite you to submit a presentation proposal for our monthly Connection webinars. IACET's Connection webinars are available free of charge to Authorized Providers and individual members, and covers topics ranging from learning outcomes to best practices in continuing education and training. More

Charter school board approves adult education pilot
The Washington Informer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
During a recent gathering of the Washington, D.C., Public Charter School Board, officials approved a pilot for the school system's adult education curriculum that will measure effectiveness by tracking student achievement and graduates' ability to obtain employment. The pilot, which was given the thumbs up at the recent board meeting, will be fused into the 2012-2013 academic year to gauge performance among adult education programs. More

Partnerships help adults acquire job skills
The Republican Eagle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For over 25 years, Minnesota's Hiawatha Valley Adult Basic Education or HVABE has been serving low-skilled adults by providing free basic academic programs in reading, writing and math for college readiness, job skills and GED preparation, a comprehensive test that measures high school equivalency and is recognized nationwide by colleges and employers. Collaborations between Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical and HVABE have increased opportunities for low-skilled adults in the adult basic education program not only to improve their basic academic skills but also to streamline the process for accessing career pathways training at the college. More

St. Scholastica aims to reach return adult students by counting free online coursework toward degree
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Students at the College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota can now apply education from free online courses toward completion of their college degrees, with the potential of saving thousands of dollars. Scholastica's new pilot program, CSS Complete, gives credit for off-campus learning such as military service, volunteer experience or work history — as it has in previous nontraditional learning programs. But it also now offers credit for the big, new thing in higher education: massive open online courses, or MOOCs. More

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