This video uses Prezi and Wordle to highlight common themes against international educational goal frameworks. It also shows common skills across 20 U.S. industries by analyzing competency models created by industry leaders and the Dept of Labor
With the current economy, students graduating from college must have some work experience under their belts. Some universities, like Northeastern, are incorporating internships or volunteering as part of the curriculum.
In a 2010 post, Bruce Nussbaum discusses the importance of a Creativity Quotient both in Design and in Business. The notion that certain creative processes are core to innovation and are critical to success in business.
During the Great Depression in the 1930s in the US, President Roosevelt initiated measures to counteract escalating unemployment. Among these were public works projects, rural development, and stimulus for manufacturing.
Teachers are important to equip young people with the right skills. In Latvia, Mission Possible brings talented graduates in special programs to start their careers as teachers. And with that, they're changing the impact of education.
San Francisco YouthWorks is a unique high school internship program that provides youth with paid work experience in city departments to develop their readiness for work and promote interest in public service careers.
"The NSF I-Corps' purpose is to identify NSF-funded researchers who will receive additional support - in the form of mentoring and funding - to accelerate innovation that can attract subsequent third-party funding."
Scratch prepares kids to deal with an overwhelming tech-oriented job market. It is a programming language that breaks code down into small, bite-sized units. Kids piece parts together to create their own games and interactive stories.
Time management skills help up-and-comers do more than just organize their daily activities. Young people can understand their own goals, take control of their time and clearly visualize the progress they've made. Tools like RescueTime can help.
Within large companies we regularly partner with training providers to deliver courses on such subjects as ITIL, Prince, Six Sigma etc which result in an industry recognised qualification. If a course is being delivered for a number of delagtes there