In challenging times, the need to forge pathways to opportunity is greater than ever. We’ve created the Strada Resource Center to inform and empower educators, employers, policymakers, and others seeking to respond to COVID-19.
These free resources — from webinars on supporting students in crisis, to rich data on jobs and public opinion in the COVID-19 era, to forward-looking articles on education and the workforce — come from across the Strada network. We’ve also selected a few powerful, informative resources from groups and individuals we admire. As the entire world navigates uncertainty, we hope these materials provide useful guidance.
InsideTrack’s coaching assessment tool helps educators support their students in eight key areas that impact their success.
Strada’s Courtney H. McBeth is joined by Mike Johnston, Timothy Robinson, and Alison Griffin for a discussion hosted by Whiteboard Advisors on how education philanthropies are responding to the workforce crisis.
This video series from InsideTrack explores the creative ways Ivy Tech Community College is helping students during these challenging times.
Emsi CEO Andrew Crapuchettes discusses how educators, employers, and policymakers can work together to rebuild the economy amidst the fallout from the pandemic.
The SkillUp Coalition explains how each part of the education-workforce system can help reskill and reemploy millions of frontline workers disrupted by COVID-19.
InsideTrack’s Dave Jarrat writes in the Hechinger Report that students need advice and services more than ever amid the pandemic, but colleges are cutting back.
In this ASU+GSV webinar, hear from experts on how learning providers, employers, technology, and data can work together to meet the evolving needs of learners and workers in the COVID era.
This free e-publication from Inside Higher ED features its best coverage related to Strada’s Public Viewpoint data, with news analysis articles that used the polling information as jumping-off points to report on key challenges and change the pandemic has magnified.
Strada’s Carol D’Amico points to four reasons that explain why community college enrollment is falling at a time when COVID-19’s economic impact is threatening workers’ job security — and solutions to address them.
Emsi highlights three key guideposts for communities mapping a road to economic recovery from the pandemic through data and alignment between education and jobs.
This Emsi analysis finds that, with COVID dragging on and Christmas looming large, a number of the usual suspects are furiously posting new jobs, including Amazon, USPS, FedEx, food stores, and regular merchandise stores.
Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans feel stuck at work and unconvinced a good job or opportunities to advance are within their reach.
Responses from nearly 300 presidents show their most pressing concerns, detail fall reopening plans, and assess the pandemic’s impact on enrollment and financial health.
This InsideTrack analysis found the number of students utilizing crisis support rose 218 percent from 2019 to 2020, shining a spotlight on student well-being and the importance of helping students who are struggling.
Five months into the pandemic, Americans are now three times more likely than they were in April to believe COVID-19’s impact will last more than a year. As we look at the start of the academic year, what is Americans’ assessment of the educational value of the year ahead?
Emsi’s latest analysis of job postings found a slight uptick above pre-COVID levels, but they were concentrated in certain sectors.
As students return to education programs this fall, education leaders should be aware of their concerns and motivations, as identified in Strada’s Public Viewpoint survey.
How are institutional leaders planning to direct resources as they seek to recover from the pandemic’s initial impacts on student success? Explore survey responses from senior administrators with this interactive data tool from Inside Track.
Emsi’s updated job posting data for June shows a slight turn back toward pre-COVID numbers.
May’s job listings rebounded from their seven-week spring plunge, especially in a few particular industries and occupations. Dig deeper into the data from Emsi.
Looking beyond COVID-19, international education practitioners can continue to lead the way as institutions begin to pivot from crisis management to planning for the longer-term impact. This toolkit offers steps internationalization and global engagement can take to help institutions emerge stronger.
Emsi shares four ways educators can use skills to engage more learners, employers
Colleges and universities have an opportunity to better serve millions of Americans adults without a postsecondary degree, Strada’s Dave Clayton writes in this Inside HigherEd column.
This ACE panel discussion with leaders from Deloitte’s higher education practice explores how institutions should plan for a sustainable and inherently more hybridized future.
Strada’s Holly Custard discusses an education and training system to prepare America’s workers for a post-COVID-19 world on Rick Maher’s Talent Talks podcast.
Hear what college presidents have learned from the pandemic and where they think it’s leading us.
Strada researchers join adult learners navigating a career change or pursuing additional education amid the pandemic in this free webinar.
Marie Cini argues that just like the quick transition to online learning, colleges and universities should make an urgent pivot to serving working students makes the argument that to meet the moment of COVID-19, higher education must focus on the needs of nontraditional students.
Strada’s Holly Custard explains how a post-pandemic learning ecosystem can make meritocracy a reality for everyone through fairness and transparency. From Diplomatic Courier’s third edition of its “After the Pandemic” ebook series.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Goldie Blumenstyk looks ahead to the changes COVID-19 is forcing that are disruptive, but may ultimately be beneficial.
Strada Center for Education Consumer Insights will explore how Americans feel about navigating the world of work and whether they still believe education will lead to career success.
In this webinar hosted by Inside Higher Ed, Strada researchers and industry experts discuss a recent survey of current college students which reveals concerns about their well-being, lost career development opportunities, impacts on completion, and the value of their education during COVID-19.
This Strada Public Viewpoint webinar asks aspiring adults who are considering going back to school about their current views of postsecondary education.