U.S. workers and employers increasingly recognize the value of alternative credentials, according to a new report by the Society for Human Resource Management. This research surveyed samples of 500 U.S. executives, 1,200 supervisors, 1,129 HR professionals, and 1,525 U.S. workers.
Bridging the disconnect between learners and employers requires a new approach to help open opportunities for people who have historically been underserved by the current system. Can blockchain help fill these gaps?
Tthere has been a significant uptick in reports of conference disruptions by individuals posting pornographic or hate images and using threatening language. In light of these security concerns, the FBI has sent out a press release on how to use the platform more securely.
A new Strada Education Network report captures the responses of about 30,000 veterans ages 18 to 64 on their educational experiences and attitudes. The report also details education outcomes and the benefits and challenges faced by veterans with a sub-baccalaureate certificate.
The new digital technology credit at George Mason University, designed with detailed guidance from several major business in the Washington area, helps ensure that graduates will have skills and extensive knowledge in fields like statistics, data visualization, and cybersecurity.
ACE President Ted Mitchell joined five other experts to offer perspectives and predictions on the future of digital credentials during a session titled “Credentials as Currency: The Future of Skills Liquidity” at ASU+GSV Summit 2018.
The Urban Institute, in partnership with The George Washington University, recently released an impact analysis of the Accelerating Opportunity (AO) initiative across four states. The program, created by Jobs for the Future, helps students and adults enroll in integrated career pathway programs at community and technical colleges.
Helping more Americans gain access to and graduate from college has been a large part of ACE’s mission ever since the Council was formed in 1918 to help soldiers returning from World War I gain a college degree. And it continues to play a central role today, as we prepare to celebrate our centennial.