Industry-driven apprenticeship: what works, what's needed

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Author: Jacoby, Tamar; Lerman, Robert I.

Abstract:

Changing technology, growing skills mismatches and weak wage growth are drawing attention to the need for more sophisticated, more relevant career and technical skills, especially for workers who lack a four-year college degree. Among the most effective ways to raise skill levels and prepare workers for rewarding careers is with apprenticeships that combine classroom learning and paid on-the-job experience, teaching skills in demand across an industry. Yet it has proven surprisingly difficult to scale apprenticeship in the United States. This study reviews lessons learned about...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Policy; Governance; Workforce development; Apprenticeship; Career development; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Work based learning; Course design; Government; Employers; Skill standardisation

Geographic subjects: North America; United States

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Opportunity America, 2019

Physical description: 82 p.

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https://center4apprenticeship.jff.org/resources/industry-driven-apprenticeship-what-works-whats-needed/

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 137.914

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