‘A tipping point for higher ed’: Google launches new, low-cost online programs for high-demand jobs

From Fortune: “Lisa Gevelber, founder of Grow with Google, came to the tech giant with a proposition: Help people ‘realize their full economic potential’ by offering low-cost educational programs focused on high-demand industries. In 2017, Gevelber saw her idea come to life when Google committed $1 billion toward this Grow with Google mission, and the following year the tech giant launched the Google Career Certificates. … Grow with Google tells Fortune exclusively of the launch of its partnerships with top universities to offer specialized career certificates. These specialized programs build on Grow with Google’s existing programs, but offer more industry-specific take on the material.”

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