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Skill Development

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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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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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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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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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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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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Learners
Counselors
Career Advisers
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