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Why IBM choose skills over degrees

From Gallup: “But, as LaMoreaux (IBM Head of HR) says, ‘the half-life of skills is shortening,’ which means all workers require constant training. To that… Read More

Apple, colleges work together to train people for tech jobs

From “Some 3,000 people are expected to work at Apple’s planned $1 billion hub in Research Triangle Park within several years, and colleges and… Read More

Lawmakers asked to consider funding for apprenticeships at 2-year colleges

From Inside Higher Education: “President Biden’s proposed $12 billion in funding for community colleges could go, in part, to help institutions build degree-based apprenticeship programs…In… Read More

Pell changes could mean more eligible students, more money, more programs

From Hechinger report: “Three proposals now in play would transform the Pell grant as it approaches its 50th birthday. The proposals would expand eligibility to… Read More

Washington pumped $35 billion into emergency grants for college students. Here’s how it’s going

From Washington Post: “It is the largest federal investment in grants to rescue students in crisis and an undertaking rife with bureaucratic hurdles. Still, the… Read More

The wait list generation

From Inside Higher Education: “Art & Science Group finds 20 percent of students this year are on waiting lists, and they still have hopes of… Read More

Students want online learning options post-pandemic

From Inside Higher Education: “Despite the challenges and shortcomings of this emergency transition to remote instruction, a majority of students want the option to keep… Read More

EU-backed tool to combat cheating in online exams finally ready

From Times Higher Education: “A European Union-backed tool designed to stamp out cheating in online assessment with facial and keystroke recognition is finally ready for… Read More

Half of young people want earlier return for students in England

From Times Higher Education: ”More than half of young adults think that students in England should be allowed to return to in-person teaching earlier than… Read More

‘Inaction’ on rolling back Trump-era immigration rules criticized

From Times Higher Education: “The Biden administration’s “continued inaction” on undoing Trump-era policies could cause the US to lose its crown as the world’s top… Read More

After anti-Asian incidents, colleges seek to reassure fearful international students

From The Chronicle: “The pandemic prevented most first-year international students from coming to America last fall — the number of new foreign students in the… Read More

Lawmakers asked to consider funding for apprenticeships at 2-year colleges

From Inside Higher Education: “President Biden’s proposed $12 billion in funding for community colleges could go, in part, to help institutions build degree-based apprenticeship programs…In… Read More

Jill Biden praises program for free community college

From Inside Higher Education: “Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and First Lady Jill Biden — who has been an advocate for free community college — toured… Read More

Flagship Universities fail to enroll black and latino high school graduates from their state

From Hechinger Report: “Fifteen state flagships had at least a 10-point gap between the percentage of Black public high school graduates in their states in… Read More

Startling fall in EU applications to study in the UK

From University World News: “Applications from the United Kingdom’s number one overseas student market have plummeted by 40% for undergraduate courses starting in 2021-22, but… Read More

View from Australia…With Australia ‘closed for business’, Chinese look elsewhere

From Times Higher Education: “Prospective students from China are ‘growing impatient’ with Australia’s closed borders, and more than half the 100,000 Chinese stranded at home… Read More

View from Australia… Foreign student enrollments 210,000 lower than expected

From University World News: “Australia’s universities have enrolled 210,000 fewer international students this year than expected, with the loss of AU$1.8 billion (US$1.4 billion) in… Read More

Another uncertain admissions cycle for international students

From Inside Higher Education: “Colleges are facing another admissions cycle marked by uncertainty about international student enrollments. It’s not just a matter of student interest;… Read More

DfE job includes dealing with higher education access bar

From Times higher Education: “The Westminster government wants a new student finance director to deal with “minimum entry requirements” for higher education, indicating that it… Read More

Lego education launches teacher training initiative

From Forbes: “LEGO Education has joined the notoriously sticky wicket of professional teacher development…”

Will more colleges follow Rutgers and require the COVID-19 vaccine?

From Higher Ed Dive: “Rutgers University says it will require students who enroll next fall to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Employees are ‘strongly urged’… Read More

Why the Morehouse/2U partnership is a big deal

From Inside Higher Ed: “The recent announcement of a partnership between Morehouse College and 2U should cause us to at least interrogate our most deeply-help… Read More

Bristol happiness course ‘improves student well-being’

From Times Higher Education: “ In 2018, the University of Bristol became the first UK higher education institution to launch a course in happiness, designed… Read More

Preparing students for post-pandemic success

From Inside Higher Ed: “Students who graduate with industry experience are far more competitive in the job market. … Matthew Lanham, Clinical Assistant Professor of… Read More

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