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Last week the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a special OVAE- and NCES-funded report on the state of postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) in the United States at an event hosted by the New America Foundation.
REMINDER: The New America Foundation will be streaming the release event of the OECD’s U.S. country report on postsecondary CTE tomorrow, Wednesday, July 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. Click here to access the live stream. If you’re … Continue reading
Johan Uvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Policy and Strategic Initiatives for OVAE, was a featured panelist at the 2013 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference in Austin, TX on June 18. The session, which focused on “Transforming Career and Technical Education … Continue reading
Since 2007, LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) has worked to redesign its approach to high school equivalency preparation by providing contextualized, career-focused GED bridge classes that integrate basic skills instruction with occupational content to prepare adult learners to pass the GED … Continue reading
The first day of the 2013 National Meeting for Adult Education State Directors largely focused on what is needed to achieve truly transformational change in adult education. The case for transforming our adult education system was made clear during the … Continue reading
Last week OVAE hosted several visitors from the 12 for Life program to learn more about their innovative education, training and employment program aimed at vulnerable youth in Carrollton, GA and Florence, AL. The program, which was developed by Southwire … Continue reading
Last month OVAE hosted a webinar on emerging community college correctional and reentry education models and the many contributions community colleges can make to promote more effective reentry of incarcerated individuals. During that event, Brian Walsh from Peninsula College in … Continue reading
The Institute for Education Science (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education released FY 2014 funding announcements for five grant competitions in education and training research last week. There are three opportunities in particular that may help advance research and … Continue reading
Update: Registration is now open for the webinar. Click here to register. The third event in OVAE’s 2013 community college webinar series will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Building on the National Dialogue … Continue reading
OVAE hosted the second event in its 2013 Community College Webinar Series on Wednesday, April 10 in collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). This event focused on emerging community … Continue reading