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Skill Development

Future Skills Update and Literature Review

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2016
This paper explores the work skills that will be needed in the future and the ways in which educational institutions will need to more fully integrate them into workforce training.
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Teachers
New Teachers

Foundational Skills in the Service Sector

2017
This paper describes the characteristics of American workers employed in key service-sector industries who lack foundational skills, highlights promising practices and interventions to help them...
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Policymakers

Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning: Competency-Based Teacher Preparation and Development

2014
The paper contains recommendations that will move the field toward a competency-based system and a call to action regarding the importance of better aligning teacher preparation and development with...
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Professional Developers
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State Staff
Teachers

Still Searching: Job Vacancies and STEM Skills

2014
This report uses a unique database from the labor market information company Burning Glass and other sources to analyze the skill requirements and the advertisement duration time for millions of job...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers

Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners

2008
This resource reports the findings from the Getting Online: Distance Education Promising Practices for Canadian Literacy Practitioners(the GO Project). 
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Local Program Administrators
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State Staff
Teachers

A Guide to Placing Learners on Work Experience

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2005

Looking for a new way to partner with employers to provide students with authentic learning experiences in the workplace? This manual provides helpful information and tools for developing and...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This guide aims to help youth service professionals better understand issues related to learning disabilities so they can help youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities develop...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners
Counselors
Career Advisers
Curriculum Developers
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