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More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

A growing number of companies have moved beyond training their own employees or providing tuition assistance programs to send staff members to higher education. Many of these employers are also developing their own curricula and rapidly expanding their publicly-facing credential offerings.

March 25, 2021 | EdSurge
How Schools Can Meet Students’ Academic and Emotional Needs at the Same Time

At a time when communities are wrestling with many heated divisions, it can be easy to take an “either/or” approach to education issues, including student supports. But we’ve seen again and again that this approach results in solutions that don’t last and plans that leave out key voices.

March 19, 2021 | EdSurge
The Key to Better Student Engagement Is Letting Them Show You How They Learn

COVID-19 has deeply impacted how, why, and when students successfully engage in coursework. Jacquelyn Whiting shares insights on how to increase authentic student engagement.

February 22, 2021 | EdSurge
COVID-19 Has Widened the Skills Gap. But It Also Presents an Opportunity to Close It.

Industry and higher education can work together during and after the COVID-19 pandemic to better prepare young people for the workforce.

February 1, 2021 | EdSurge