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Career Pathways—Approaches for the Delivery of Education, Training, Employment, and Human Services: Summary of Responses to a Request for Information

This report summarizes responses to a request for information about career pathways systems, including respondent-identified facilitators and barriers to career pathways development and implementation as well as promising practices.
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation: 
Department of Education
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Labor
Published: 
2015
Resource Type: 
Product
Number of Pages: 
16
Product Type: 
Abstract: 

This report summarizes respondent-identified facilitators and barriers to career pathways development and implementation as well as promising practices. In addition, respondent recommendations for what federal, state, tribal, and local agencies can do to support the successful development of career pathways systems are highlighted. The report concludes with an overview of key opportunities to advance some of the major recommendations in light of recent developments such as the passage of WIOA.

Benefits and Uses: 

This resource can be used by those in the adult education field to better understand how various groups within the United States perceive career pathways systems barriers and facilitators. Policy makers may use this resource to better understand career pathways issues from the perspective of various stakeholders. The report highlights promising practices emerging from the responses as well as recent progress by the Federal government in support of career pathways systems.

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