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Monday October 5, 2015
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Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Interns
Staff from Black Island Wind Turbines in Amherst, Massachusetts, with two of their Summer, 2015 Massachusetts Clean Energy Program interns. By Kevin Doyle Higher education is in a delicate dance with the world of employers. On the one hand, educators know that they are expected to deliver graduates who are “workforce ready.” On the other hand, most everyone agrees that higher education is about more than vocational training; and that meeting the idiosyncratic needs of thousands of different employers is beyond the ability of colleges. What to do? Of the available tools, one of the best is...
Tags: Career Pathways, Employer Engagement
Friday October 2, 2015
Manufacturing Day
Happy manufacturing day! The last few days have been a whirlwind in Owensboro, Kentucky learning about innovative manufacturing education programs as part of JFF’s NSF-funded Jobs to Manufacturing Careers initiative. JFF joined a film crew from WGBH and VOX Television, along with our third-party evaluator Education Development Center, to capture each step in the process used by Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) to design and deliver high-quality, work-based manufacturing education in partnership with local manufacturers. College leadership, faculty members, workers enrolled in...
Tags: Manufacturing, Career Pathways