What are the kinds of connections/integration needed for connecting higher education and workforce needs in the 21st century?

Discussion from Chapter 6 & State Policies:

Respond to these questions in about 250-300 words each. This entire post must have 3 sources not including the assigned reading, although you should also have referenced the assigned readings to show understanding. This post must be written in APA 6th edition format.

 

· What are the kinds of connections/integration needed for connecting higher education and workforce needs in the 21st century? Briefly describe with practical examples.

· Describe the role of lifelong learning, apprenticeships, and career pathway programs as part of a workforce development strategy.

Discussion from Chapter 5 & Defining State Government

Respond to these questions in about 250-300 words each. This entire post must have 3 sources not including the assigned reading, although you should also have referenced the assigned readings to show understanding. This post must be written in APA 6th edition format.

· Discuss the most effective way to revamp a WD system.

· What are the benefits to using a competency-based approach in revamping a WD system?

Discussion

Respond to these questions in about 250-300 words each. This entire post must have 3 sources not including the assigned reading, although you should also have referenced the assigned readings to show understanding. This post must be written in APA 6th edition format.

· Describe the benefits to using a strong sectoral and regional focus for all workers in the US WD system. Be sure to discuss some of the lessons for the WIRED experiment.

· Discuss the implications for WD policy in relation to joint union and management approaches (training programs etc.)

· What is the role of WD in civil society–use the four core social sectors and their central concerns discussed in chapter 10 to frame your response

Discussion

Respond to these questions in about 250-300 words each. This entire post must have 3 sources not including the assigned reading, although you should also have referenced the assigned readings to show understanding. This post must be written in APA 6th edition format.

· Here you will post your own thoughts on what trends or future directions the Workforce Development field might take.

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