Connecting apprenticeship and higher education: eight recommendations

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Author: McCarthy, Mary Alice; Palmer, Iris; Prebil, Michael


According to a recent New America survey, 88 per cent of Americans view apprenticeship favorably and 83 per cent feel it should be better funded. The recommendations in this policy paper are designed to capitalize on the significant potential of apprenticeship and its renewed public appeal, proposing that policymakers must make it a part of, and not an alternative to, higher education. The recommendations fall into four broad categories: (1) strategies for recognizing apprentices and apprenticeship programs in the US higher education system; (2) financing strategies to expand...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Higher education; Pathways; Governance; Policy

Keywords: Recommendations; Education and training reform; Funding; Accreditation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia]: New America, 2017

Physical description: 19 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 132.732

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