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Project High Road Training Fund
About the CWDB The overarching goal of California’s Workforce Development Board is the reorientation and realignment of California’s workforce programs and institutions to help build a dynamic and globally successful state economy that offers residents…
May 6, 2022
Tool Designing With Equity in Mind: An Action Toolkit for Competency-Based Education
Higher education is meant to be an engine of economic opportunity and mobility. But for too long, institutions have struggled to offer equitable access and produce equitable outcomes for all learners. Individuals from a range…
April 21, 2022
Report/Research Building Effective Technology Internships
A three-year study that JFF conducted for the National Science Foundation shows that community college technology internships can be effective bridges to employment for postsecondary students. The research showed that when internships were required for…
March 24, 2022
Report/Research No Dead Ends: How Career and Technical Education Can Provide Today’s Youth With Pathways to College and Career Success
High-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs represent an effective way to provide young adults with an educational experience that prepares them for both college and career success. But not all CTE programs provide accessible…
January 7, 2022
Webinar Youth Apprenticeship: A Vision for the Future, A Plan for Today
Learn more about the promise of apprenticeship for in-school and out-of-school youth. Learn more about the promise of apprenticeship for in-school and out-of-school youth. Visit JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning Introduction & Opening…
November 16, 2021
Report/Research Youth Apprenticeship in Action: Principles in Practice
This brief explains how the core components of youth apprenticeship programs fit together and presents a set of principles that providers can adopt to improve the quality of their programs. Youth apprenticeship is a proven…
September 21, 2021
Project Youth Apprenticeship Intermediaries
Funder U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship Timeline 2019 – 2023 Target Population Youth Ages 16-21 Locations Nationwide Key Partners CareerWise Colorado Institute for American Apprenticeships The Manufacturers Association of Central New York Key…
February 26, 2021
Report/Research Providing Support for Community Colleges Now, and a Lever for Transformative Change
With JFF’s support of implementations of the Google IT Support Professional Certificate program, participating community colleges demonstrated that a competency-based curriculum could successfully help low-credentialed adults advance in the IT sector. With JFF’s support of…
February 16, 2021
Report/Research Nonprofits Offer a Road Map for Colleges Implementing the Google IT Certificate Program
This brief offers a look at actionable strategies developed by nonprofit organizations that community colleges can follow to increase learner retention, completion, and job placement rates through short-term and online workforce training models. This brief…
February 12, 2021