Apprenticeship America: an idea to reinvent postsecondary skills for the digital age

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Author: Amoyaw, May; Brown, David


A crisis of human capital today is keeping millions of Americans from the opportunity to earn a good life. Employers' growing demand for skilled, well-paid workers is unmet, because - outside of the four-year college degree - postsecondary education is not sufficiently connected to the modern workplace. It is an industrial-era model failing to deliver in the digital age. Apprenticeships are a fitting solution to this problem - they allow workers to earn while they learn and provide skilled training inextricably driven by employer demand. For employers, apprenticeships provide a better...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Innovation; Policy; Labour market; Governance

Keywords: Education and training reform; Educational policy; Skill needs; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia]: Third Way, 2018

Physical description: [18] p. + 1 infographic

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Also called: Apprenticeship America: how Apprenticeship Institutes will modernize workforce training

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 137.418

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