I recently received notification of being invited to participate in the second installment of the Qatar Foundation
Recent articles on the value of a college education and absence of career preparation within the current k-20 education system spiked my interest in tying the themes together as a way of assessing employment outcomes for graduates of postsecondary and higher education programs. On the one hand, there are [...]
The Qatar Foundation announces the 2010 WISE event will be held in Doha, Qatar on December 7-9, 2010. It promises to be a great follow up to last year's inaugural event where 1200 of the world's leading educational innovators met and developed 10 Global Educational Priorities.
Daniel T. Madzelan, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, in charge of administering most of the agency’s programs for colleges and students was the opening keynote speaker during the March 2010 Education Industry Investment Forum conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Madzelan outlined President Obama's commitment to improving the quality [...]
Despite numerous blue-ribbon task forces and resulting legislation (GOALS 2000: Educate America Act of 1994, PL 103-227, etc.), research efforts (National Longitudinal Transition Study I & II), and public/private funding dedicated to investigating methods to improve the workplace literacy of the US workforce (National Adult Literacy Survey, [...]