This career exploration and readiness program’s formula for learner success combines social capital, self-discovery to launch career pathways for first-gen grads
The story of one learner’s journey through education and employment is told across several data sets. Enrollment and graduation outcomes tell one part of the story, with labor market information and employer data filling in the blanks. Brighthive, led by CEO and founder Matt Gee, is connecting siloed data systems so learners, employers, and educators alike can make better informed decisions about preparing tomorrow’s workforce.
Techtonic Academy’s apprenticeship program is building a more diverse talent pipeline for the tech industry
Pluralsight uses machine learning to put learners on direct path to acquiring skills employers need
University of Cincinnati program creates a successful path from education to careers
GLEAC helps assess workers’ behavioral skills and map workforce training to build those strengths.
SV Academy helps employers find depth beyond their typical talent pool
Skillist helps connect a worker's skill shape with an employer's needs
Founded in 1998, i.c.stars creates opportunities for underserved communities by bridging the gap between resilient young adults and high-growth tech companies. The rigorous four-month leadership and technology training program gives low-income learners close to 1,000 hours of training in preparation for work at leading technology service providers and then supports them for 20 months afterward as they transition to high-paying, full-time employment.
Clayton Christensen Institute’s Director of Education discusses how opening up greater access to networks, otherwise out of reach, is key to leveling the playing field
What does it take for adults to be able to advance their learning while working in today's labor market? Here are some innovators whose unique efforts are creating opportunities in their communities.