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Holly Zanville, Ph.D.

Holly Zanville is strategy director for the future of learning and work where she focuses on the emerging new landscape of the work and learn ecosystem, including the cultivation of networks and partnerships, collective action initiatives, and research that increases awareness of and solutions related to credentialing, workforce-education alignment, and...Read bio »

An updated map helps show the way along the learn-and-work highway

Jan 23, 2020

As any traveler will tell you, nothing aids progress so much as a good map. That’s a lesson more than 30 funders are learning firsthand as they explore ways to create a more seamless system of education and workforce training.

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Ensuring workers’ ‘soft skills’ is no cushy job

Aug 06, 2019

Two words summarize an increasingly important education and workforce issue — skills gap.

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In tomorrow’s ‘work-and-learn’ world, new tools must measure progress

April 23, 2019

How will we assess learning ─ and make sure it counts in the workplace ─ in 2030 and beyond? That’s the important question we asked during a recent discussion hosted by the Institute for the Future (IFTF) and Lumina Foundation.

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When funders call for a map of credential transparency initiatives, we should pay attention

Feb 04, 2019

The ever-shifting landscape of education and work has raised the stakes higher than ever for students to choose wisely when considering education and training programs.

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New research: Service years are a pathway to careers and college completion

Jan 28, 2019

Veterans of service year programs such as AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, YouthBuild, Teach for America, and VISTA go on to complete bachelor’s degrees at twice the rate of their peers and find jobs in occupations with annual salaries of as much as $80,000, new research shows.

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States play a key role in identifying credentials of value

Oct 17, 2018

Nearly everybody agrees that young people need to start learning about the world of work early — even in high school. The question — which credentials can they earn — really matters. State officials and others need to sort this out, and now there’s some new help in figuring out one of education’s most vexing problems.

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Building blocks for a connected learn and work ecosystem in an uncertain AI future

Aug 01, 2018

Building a well-connected ecosystem that brings together education and the workforce is critical to the continuing evolution of the labor market.

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Partnership between Credential Engine and the Navy launches

May 01, 2018

What do Credential Engine and the Navy have in common? In two words, competencies and credentials.

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Competency Frameworks: Blueprints for Strong Learning Structures

July 27, 2017

Learning frameworks can help ensure that credentials are built on solid foundations of learning.

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