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Shop Class Makes a Comeback

By Jeff Green and John Irwin August 28, 2014

Two years out of high school, Evan Fischbach is earning $40,000 a year. His secret: shop class. 764 more words

Economy

Is There a Need to Vocational Education in Today’s Market?

Vocational studies have long been affected by limited innovation and low status. As education experts and parents moved away towards more effective options that would give learners an edge in the increasingly competitive job market, vocational education was left to fade away. 627 more words

Education

Let’s start with a bit of context.

So I’m soon to start a foundation course in Acting at The Guildford School of Acting after having a gap year. 583 more words

So here's what happens...

I just finished giving my six week exam in the 7th and 8th grade home ec class. After the exam, we all begin ripping off buttons from old, stained clothes that will be thrown away. 64 more words

Six (more) Things Schools Should Teach

In Junior High I had a class on typing. We meandered to a windowless room full of the clickety-crunch churn of IBM Selectric typewriters, set out in rows on tables. 1,044 more words

People & Culture

Prince’s Trust urges employers to tackle skills gap

The Prince’s Trust wants employers to invest in vocational training for unemployed young people  after research found that business is facing a skills gap that could stop economic growth. 117 more words

NewsDesk

All Aboard: Indian Railways Set to Open Four Brand-New Universities in Five Years!

Indian Railways – one of the world's largest #train networks – will open four new #universities in the next five years to upgrade #workforce— …

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Education