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What We Know about Career and Technical Education in High School

What We Know about Career and Technical Education in High School. Brookings Institution. Brian A. Jacob. October 5, 2017

Career and technical education (CTE) has traditionally played an important role in U.S. 77 more words

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Moving Beyond a Soundbite Analysis of College-for-All vs. Career-Technical Education

Happy Thanksgiving!  This blog will take the holiday week off.  Look for a new post on Tuesday, November 28.


This week Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been talking about (economic) opportunity—the role of education for preparing students eventually to enter the workforce through career and technical education and apprenticeships. 1,273 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Rich folks aren't preparing their kids for construction jobs

The News Journal editorial board recently called for making Delaware a place where every student “has a fair shot at higher education.” Delaware’s elites responded with a call for more vocational education and… 907 more words


Bishop of Durham asks about reforms to technical education in the North East

On 8th November 2017 the Bishop of Durham, Rt Revd Paul Butler, received a written answer to a question about technical education in the north east: 236 more words


ASQA: A divided and broken system of regulation

Back on the 20th of September I posted a piece entitled ‘One set of rules for all providers?‘, suggesting that far from it being the case, as ASQA so vehemently pronounces, that there is one set of rules for every provider regardless of there size, or whether they are publicly or privately owned, the State owned providers are treated far more leniently than any private provider and given access to modes of rectification which are simply not available to non-public entities.    811 more words


What’s all that about?

Is maths something people love or hate? It need not be. Maths is an everyday part of life and has benefits in our day to day, our plans, our future and our work. 28 more words


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This is my attempt to collect thoughts, share ideas and write about my PHD journey. I am studying part time, thinking about expectations of employability skills developed by maths students. 23 more words