Tags workforce development

Grow With Google training now free for 500 workers at every U.S. business

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

Grow With Google is now offering every business in the United States 500 free scholarships to its certificate program.

Ellucian wants users' data on career opportunities, student success

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

Edtech giant Ellucian is allowing the Burning Glass Institute research group to use its data for workforce development research.

Higher ed adjusts as basic technology skills change

by Emily Bamforth • 2 months ago

A group of university leaders discussed how integral digital literacy and software skills are in ensuring students are ready for graduation.

Automatic credential suggestions coming to popular learner-records platform

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Territorium has announced a partnership with Credential Engine to automatically offer learners continuing education suggestions.

Google announces $100 million fund for students earning online career certificates

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

The Google Career Certificates Fund covers program entry fees and can provide support for other costs, like childcare and transportation.

Defense Dept. to fund community college STEM consortiums

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

The Department of Defense wants to establish five consortiums led by community colleges that would prioritize STEM education and feed into the DOD workforce.

Colleges, employers plan to keep virtual recruiting events this fall

by Emily Bamforth • 8 months ago

A National Association of Colleges and Employers poll found more than 70% of colleges polled plan to host virtual career fairs this fall.

NSF to fund university AI research centers in adult education, STEM learning

by Emily Bamforth • 10 months ago

Eleven institutions are to receive $20 million over five years as they seek to accelerate AI research and applications across a range of uses.

Colleges would vie for grants to teach legacy coding languages under proposed bill

by Emily Bamforth • 10 months ago

If passed, the bill would distribute $100 million in grants to higher education institutions that teach the legacy computer languages required to maintain federal IT systems.