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How to Maximize Investments in Earn-and-Learn Programs

JFFLabs offers a clear overview of the earn-and-learn training and education ecosystem, with strategic insights for philanthropists, investors, and government leaders who want to strengthen and scale effective models.  Here are more detailed descriptions of…

February 29, 2024

Five Jobs Ready for VR Training Today

JFF’s virtual reality framework identifies jobs that present highest-impact use cases for VR in worker training.  Amid the excitement surrounding virtual reality (VR) technology, distinguishing the signal from the noise can be challenging. VR has…

February 13, 2024

Five Insights From JFF’s Quality Green Jobs Regional Challenge

10 local partners advance in JFF’s regional challenge to develop training strategies for placing workers in quality green jobs When selecting Challenge Members to engage in Phase 2, we prioritized geographical, industry, and population diversity.  …

February 7, 2024

Lessons Learned on Blending Work-Based Learning With Dual Enrollment in Tennessee

Lesson 1: Flexible systems and policies allow for course innovation Case highlight: In Tennessee, schools report on and are held accountable for student participation in both dual enrollment courses and WBL opportunities, but currently courses…

February 5, 2024

Expanding Adult Economic Mobility Opportunities in Three States 

To promote greater economic advancement for adult learners, states and colleges must recognize that adults face unique barriers that call for new strategies, supports, and learning models. A Two-Tiered Approach to Adult Learner Success In…

February 5, 2024

The Top Priority for AI Policy: Keep Humans at the Center

AI policy must be developed in a way that equitably centers human voices, human experiences, and human possibilities. Late last year, the Biden administration issued its long-awaited executive order on artificial intelligence (AI), which offers…

January 31, 2024

How Regions Can Foster a Climate-Resilient Workforce

Insights from the Quality Green Jobs Regional Challenge: Analyzing perceptions, barriers, and solutions in pursuit of green jobs and skills.  A Call to Action and CREST Resources That Can Help Regions Increase Access to Quality…

January 30, 2024

Fulfilling the Promise of an XR and Real-Time 3D Powered Future of Work: Four Guiding Questions.

How industry leaders can use Extended Reality (XR) and Real-Time 3D technologies to make workforce development, education, and the workplace more equitable. We’ve seen the power and promise of extended reality (XR) and real-time 3D…

January 29, 2024

What’s the Key to Building Learning and Employment Records? Interoperability

Shifting to skills-first hiring practices allows jobseekers to effectively communicate their abilities, but to boost widespread adoption, the technology must work across vendors and platforms.  Whether by taking an online course or serving in the…

January 25, 2024

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