News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS

Filtering by Topic: Transparent Credentials, Page 2

Innovative community colleges focus on real student success

May 22, 2019

The news sounded good at first: My 18-year-old niece is enrolling in the local technical college to become a phlebotomist, a person who draws blood from patients. But my enthusiasm turned to skepticism the more I investigated.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Creating a post-high school learning system for everybody

Nov 06, 2018

Lumina is proud to release a Request for Information to help us learn more about how post-high school providers – colleges and universities, employers, workforce training providers, state systems, and consortia – recognize and validate learning gained outside college courses.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

The case for college data transparency

Sep 25, 2018

If you were making one of the most important and expensive decisions of your life, how much of the necessary information would you want to have? About 100 percent? 75 percent? Would you settle for 50 percent?

Continue Reading

Conference to share CBE experiences, focus on best practices

Aug 20, 2018

Join the growing network of higher education leaders and innovators at this year's CBExchange conference on competency-based education, Sept. 25-27 in Orlando.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Training, education and jobs — the center of a skills-based talent marketplace

June 11, 2018

Advances in technology are reshaping entire industries, drastically changing the world of work. Some jobs will go away, while new ones are being created. But what stays the same is the need for every American to have a high-quality postsecondary credential to ensure a secure future.

Continue Reading

Report shows how states are preparing for growth in ‘middle-skill’ jobs

June 07, 2018

A new national report on preparing workers for middle-skill jobs shows how states are measuring the amount of training that each has in its workforce, a big step toward strengthening the links between education, training, and high-quality employment.

Continue Reading