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Seven Things to Do with a Database of U.S. Vocational Education Programs

By Rachel Kerstetter, PR Architect, Sonnhalter

We did the legwork to identify more than 20,000 vocational programs at schools all across the United States, so that you don’t have to. 377 more words

Vocational education on parade: a microcosm of German's dual system

I’m currently living in Cologne, where I’m fortunate enough to have a visiting post at the university. My blog in the coming months will likely contain more pieces on German education than usual. 405 more words


Ready, set, time to prepare for Erasmus+KA2

Are you ready for Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships? You can apply for funding for one or two types of Strategic Partnership project in 2016. 415 more words

Quality Assessments in Vet - Student Assessments and Regulatory Reform

Last week I looked at the Quality Assessments in VET discussion paper that was released by the government and discussed some of the questions posed in the first half of the paper.   1,011 more words


W.E.B. DuBois, black liberation and liberal education for all.

The great African American academic, socialist, peace and civil rights activist William Edward Burghardt DuBois (1868-1963) wrote about philosophy, sociology, history, race equality and education as well as writing fiction. 820 more words


21st Century Vocational Education

Recently I joined parents and students in our high school auditorium to view the documentary Beyond Measure. The film profiles several school districts, their teachers, administrators and students, spotlighting the tired side of a standardized educational system driven by assessments and testing.  506 more words

Ag In The Classroom

Could it be that disengagement leads to poor skills?

By Tami McCrone

Last Thursday I attended two events in London: a Demos seminar reporting on ways to re-engage disengaged young people pre-16 years old, and an OECD seminar ‘Building skills for all – a review of England’ which offered policy insights from the survey of adult skills. 548 more words

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