The workforce landscape is constantly evolving whereas our education system has been nearly unchanged for decades. We all read startling headlines such as Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist and wonder, how is it that we can’t seem to catch up?
As part of the design thinking process, this singular group of business leaders, educators, and policymakers identified key stakeholders in the transformation of the higher education system. NACCE is acting as a catalyst for action and developing a common language and understanding between business and education around how to prepare our nation’s workforce for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
Creatively-inclined students cannot begin to think about complex concepts if they are prioritizing rote memorization rather than developing a deep, multifaceted understanding of the lesson in front of them.
Recently, Ohio adopted standardized social and emotional learning (SEL), which may seem merely insignificant but represents a small cog in a machine chugging towards a more responsive educational system. Ohio will be joining 13 other states that have articulated social and emotional learning competencies.
Everyone has heard it. You’ve possibly even said it. The words hide behind asides that dismiss deficiencies as an inherent inability. “Oh, I’m not good at X, it’s not my forte” or, “I’m really more of a creative than a
We see startling statistics every day such as less than 50% of college students will complete college with their degree. That means that the other half will drop out. Probably with large loan debts. But even backtracking a bit…do you