The Philippines rebuild their education system.
All Blog Posts With vocational education Tag or Category
December 18, 2013
December 03, 2013
Sebastian Thrun, an entrepreneur and well-known proponent of massive, open, online courses, says the classes are not having the intended effect in higher education.
November 07, 2013
How important is a strong vocational education and training system to national economic success?
September 13, 2013
The Maker Movement, it strikes me, is a kind of glorified acknowledgment, often without the actual acknowledgment, that human children--and adults--need to be handling things and actually doing things physically every bit as much as they need to be thinking about them, talking about them, exploring them on the internet, or figuring out ways to sell them via social media.
August 30, 2013
Marc Tucker interviews Nancy Hoffman, Vice President and Senior Advisor at Jobs for the Future, about the less talked about side of Finland's education system - vocational education and training.
June 06, 2013
I'd like to see the average annual income of humanities majors compared with that of plumbers, electricians and auto mechanics.
December 05, 2012
Despite efforts to improve college- and career-readiness, students, educators and employers around the world still largely exist in "parallel worlds," never really aligning the skills students learn in class and the ones they need after graduation, according to a new study by the McKinsey Center for Government.
November 20, 2012
Marc Tucker explains that at the root of the skills gap challenge, there is a failure to provide the kind and quality of basic education that is the foundation of good vocational training.
November 13, 2012
Returning from a trip abroad, Marc Tucker explains how Australia has successfully automated almost all of the jobs in its biggest industry and how Singapore has developed a basic education system and a vocational education and training system that will sustain its future economy and workforce.
January 25, 2012
Marc Tucker writes about the death of vocational education and the demise of the American Middle Class.