Learning for Life

How Continuous Education Will Keep Us Competitive in the Global Knowledge Economy

 Learning for Life

Authors: Jason Wingard, Michelle LaPointe
Pub Date: September 2015
Print Edition: $32.95
Print ISBN: 9780814433638
Page Count: 256
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814433645

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Table of Contents


• Acknowledgments

• Foreword: John Fallon, CEO, Pearson

• Preface

• Section I: The Context

o Chapter One: How Did We Get Here? A History of Education and Training in the

United States

o Chapter Two: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives.

• Section II: Educational Providers

o Executive Perspective: Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education

eLearning and Surgical Residency

o Chapter Three: JPMorgan Chase

Fellowship Initiative

o Chapter Four: World Economic Forum

Global Leadership Fellows Program

o Chapter Five: Middlesex Community College

Evolving Job-Readiness Agenda

o Chapter Six: University of Liverpool

Online Degree Programs for Professionals

• Section III: Employers

o Executive Perspective: United Technologies Corporation

Employee Scholars Program

o Chapter Seven: National Football League (NFL)

Player Engagement Program

o Chapter Eight: Aramark

Community Investment Partnerships

o Chapter Nine: Boeing

Business Career Foundation Program

o Chapter Ten: JPMorgan Chase

Technology Education for Undergraduates

• Section IV: Coordinating Agencies

o Executive Perspective: North Carolina Community College System

Industry Certification and College Readiness

o Chapter Eleven: National Urban League

At-Risk Youth Support Framework

o Chapter Twelve: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Community College Pathways Initiative

o Chapter Thirteen: Africa-America Institute

Leadership Development Program

o Chapter Fourteen: Northern Tier Industry and Education Consortium

A Partnership for “First Chance” Programs

o Chapter Fifteen: Jobs for the Future

Adapting European Vocational Education Models

o Chapter Sixteen: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Swiss Economic Institute

Federal and Advanced Federal PET Diploma Examinations

• Section V: The Path Forward

o Chapter Seventeen: What Do We Know About Programs to Support Lifelong Learning?

o Chapter Eighteen: What Might An Effective System of Lifelong Learning Look Like?


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