"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.
As more and more jobs require some kind of post-secondary training, a high school diploma will only become more necessary. Online credit recovery programs can be a great solution to help students falling behind in credits (or at risk of it) to get back on track and graduate on time.
In the past several decades, huge progress has been made in closing the gender-equality gap, but they remain severely under-represented in the fast-growing STEM fields. How can we encourage women to pursue STEM education and careers to help fill critical (and well-paying) jobs and close the gap?
In the past, education provided a surefire pathway to lifelong employment. That’s not true these days. Dr. John Gould of Drexel University's School of Education suggests that educators on every level must redesign learning so that students develop high-level creative and innovation skills.
When the goal is intervention it is important to train adult educators. At Edmentum Higher Ed our goal is to help adult learner institutions and instructors identify strengths and areas of improvement early and provide instruction that addresses their learners’ needs.