"Soft skills" are workforce readiness skills that are interpersonal in nature, which include personal qualities, characteristics, and attitudes. And according to recent data from U.S. employers, they are becoming the attributes that employers are looking for in candidates’ resumes.
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Since the 2014 GED® Program went into effect, the world of adult education has expanded, shifted, and diversified to meet the challenges of a new testing landscape and alignment with College and Career Readiness Standards. We've put together three strategies to help educators navigate their students towards successful outcomes on these new high school equivalency exams.
The economy is changing—and education must change along with it in order to prepare students for success in the workforce. Career Technical Education (CTE) is one of the biggest and most promising trends in education for just that reason. But what do CTE courses actually encompass? And why all the hype about them? Let’s look at the numbers to understand.
Whether adults have been absent from the classroom for months or years, the experience of returning to learning amplifies what they remember and what they believe they have forgotten. What strategies can help us focus and target these gaps?
Adult learners are incredibly diverse, and they have very diverse needs. This creates some unique challenges, and a traditional classroom setup does not usually engage and motivate these students. These three tips help you provide solutions that can be as differentiated as your students are.