Six workforce development initiatives that are laying the pathway to success

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Author: Fox, Heather L.

Abstract:

Workforce development interventions have historically been heavily driven by federal funding, much of which was designated towards short-term training programs (less than six months) and rarely involved interaction or collaboration among colleges. The resulting efforts by the colleges to improve, update, or expand their workforce development programs typically focused on short-term localized improvement, resulting in competition over limited resources and notable variation in the quality of these programs. This article explores the recent changes in how community colleges and funding...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Providers of education and training; Evaluation

Keywords: Community college; Program evaluation; Partnership in education and training; Institutional cooperation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Taylor and Francis, 2015

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Journal volume: 39

Journal number: 8

Journal date: August 2015

Pages: pp. 727-740

ISSN: 1066-8926, 1521-0413 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 121.169

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