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Robin Simmons; Martyn Walker – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2024
This paper draws on an oral history project which focuses on former coalminers' experiences of education and training. It presents the stories of five participants, all of whom undertook significant programmes of post-compulsory education during or immediately after leaving the coal industry and achieved a degree of social mobility over the course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fuels, Mining, Dislocated Workers
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Svitlana Tymkiv – Journal of Museum Education, 2024
This article describes the state of museum education in Ukrainian museums after the Russian armed invasion. The research was based on interviews with museum workers from five cities in Ukraine. Museums represent different regions of Ukraine and museums of different directions. The author analyzes what changes have taken place in educational work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Museums, Educational Practices
Anne-Marie Caruso – ProQuest LLC, 2022
As colleges confront challenging circumstances, the prospect of small, private college closures remains pertinent. The purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand the lived experiences of displaced employees due to college closure. For this study, Schlossberg's (1981) transition theory was used as a foundational lens. Although there…
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, School Closing, Small Colleges, Private Colleges
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Myran, Steve; Sylvester, Paul; Williams, Mitchell R.; Myran, Gunder – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2023
This article reports on four synthesis findings from the Credentials to Careers (C2C) initiative -- a consortium of seven community colleges working to create and implement innovative programs to train or retrain unemployed and displaced workers for STEM, advanced manufacturing and health-care-related careers. These are 1) collaborating with…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Community Colleges, Unemployment
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Jayaron Jose; Blessy Jayaron Jose – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2024
The study on "Educators' Academic Insights on Artificial Intelligence -- Challenges and Opportunities" was conducted to gain a deeper understanding of the rapidly evolving phenomenon of AI in education. This research serves multiple objectives. Firstly, it aims to foster awareness regarding the integration of AI into teaching and…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Definitions
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Charles P. Chen; Siraj Waglay – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2024
Jobs in the manufacturing sector have been largely relocated to countries offering a competitive advantage, particularly in terms of labour costs. For this reason, mid-career workers from this sector and from western countries have been largely displaced. These mid-career workers from the manufacturing sector are subsequently forced to compete for…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Dislocated Workers, Job Layoff, Unemployment
Minaya, Veronica; Moore, Brendan; Scott-Clayton, Judith – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2020
Displaced workers suffer large and persistent earnings losses. These losses can be mitigated by returning to school, yet the extent to which such workers enroll in post-secondary education in response to displacement is poorly understood. Using employer-employee-student matched administrative data from Ohio, we provide the first direct evidence of…
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Enrollment Influences, Job Layoff, Public Colleges
Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2022
This brief underlines the contribution higher education makes to tackling entrenched global challenges and realising all of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) -- through research, teaching, and community engagement. Higher education-led partnerships should be recognised as an effective model that adds value to the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Sustainable Development, International Organizations
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Callan, Victor J.; Bowman, Kaye; Fitzsimmons, Terrance W.; Poulsen, Alison L. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2021
With industry restructuring and closure, many displaced older workers need major supports and interventions to find a new job. The completion of 52 interviews with displaced older workers, and with those supporting them in retraining and employment, identified evidence-based practices across multiple industry sectors that might lead to more…
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Older Workers, Retraining, Employment
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Anders Lindstr├Âm – Education Economics, 2024
This article studies a sample of displaced workers during the deep 1990s recession in Sweden and estimates the effect of secondary-level adult education on tertiary-level educational attainment. Plant closures and mass layoffs are used to identify job separations unrelated to individual productivity. Results indicate a large positive effect of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Secondary Education, Higher Education
Daugherty, Lindsay – RAND Corporation, 2021
Individuals in the United States can pursue a variety of different types of postsecondary education credentials. This Perspective describes four common types: degrees, certificates, industry certifications and licenses, and apprenticeships. Bachelor's degrees are the most commonly awarded postsecondary credential in the United States…
Descriptors: Credentials, Postsecondary Education, Academic Degrees, Certification
Fogg, Neeta P.; Harrington, Paul E. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Friday May 8, 2020 saw the release of the most disastrous monthly jobs report in American economic history. In this piece, the authors try to examine three issues for higher education institutions and students in New England. First, what is the magnitude of job losses in New England compared with the rest of the nation. Second, how have the…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Dislocated Workers, Job Layoff, Labor Market
Nicolai, Susan; Sarwar, Moizza Binat; Kosbar, Yasser – UNICEF, 2023
Technology presents incredible new potential in opening 'learning to earning' pathways for traditionally marginalised groups, such as displaced young people, adolescent girls and young women. Developing and scaling digitally powered learning for displaced populations can provide alternative opportunities to those who have lost access public…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Youth, Dislocated Workers
Osterman, Paul – Brookings Institution, 2019
Since the late years of the Eisenhower Administration, when alarms were first raised about the impact of what was then called cybernation there have been cycles of interest in the role of training policy for addressing perceived national challenges. During the War on Poverty youth unemployment and juvenile delinquency motivated initiatives…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Employment, Job Training, Labor Needs
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2020
Rural areas depend upon community colleges to train people for the fields that match their regions' current and growing needs. To do so, these colleges must keep abreast of the employment trends in their area, be aware of where jobs have been lost and where they are being gained and determine how to recruit students who might be reluctant to be…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Employment, Education Work Relationship, Community Colleges
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