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Harrison Taylor – Administration for Children & Families, 2024
To develop a deeper understanding of who Child Care and Early Education (CCEE) educators are--and what influences impact the entry, retention, turnover, and advancement (that is, the workforce dynamics) in this industry--the Building and Sustaining the Child Care and Early Education Workforce (BASE) research team identified and documented existing…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Labor Force Development, Educational Strategies
Wisconsin Policy Forum, 2023
A quarter of Wisconsin's high school students earned some college credit in a dual enrollment program during the 2021-22 school year. The two-fold increase in students over the past decade represents a substantial potential savings of time and money for students and families, but better data collection and analysis is needed to determine how these…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dual Enrollment, College Credits, College Readiness
Lana Munip; Rebecca Klein-Collins – Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, 2023
This report explores the experiences of ten CAEL member community colleges in their efforts to develop quality non-degree credentials that can be completed in in one year or less, lead to good-paying jobs in high-demand industries, and are stackable to a higher degree, allowing learners to unlock opportunities for even greater economic mobility.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Credentials, Employment Opportunities, Career Readiness
Taylor, Marcus A. – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Research indicated that the workforce would require significant upskilling and reskilling over the next several years for organizations and their people to remain competitive in changing markets. This qualitative case study explored how human resources development (HRD), a mechanism leveraged to develop an organization's human capital through…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Human Capital, Job Skills, Employees
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Aisenson, Gabriela; Legaspi, Leandro Pablo María; Valenzuela, Viviana; Czerniuk, Renee; Miguelez, Violeta Vicente; Moulia, Lourdes; Larriba, Gerardo; Solano, Lila; Alonso, Diego Eduardo – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This article presents results of an investigation that explored the school pathways of young Argentine unskilled workers without a secondary degree. Different factors that contributed to their not finishing school, and the manner in which educational institutions provided (or not) continuous support, were analyzed. Ten in-depth interviews with…
Descriptors: Educational Counseling, Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Dropouts
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Grenier, Robin S.; Williams, Peter; Cho, Yonjoo – European Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conclude this special issue on innovation in qualitative research by addressing the preceding papers in relation to the work of Human Resource Development (HRD) scholars and scholar-practitioners, consider the implications to the field of HRD and point to additional directions for innovative qualitative…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Qualitative Research, Innovation, Research Methodology
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Debaro Huyler; Craig M. McGill – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2024
Social entrepreneurship practices integrate aspects from the private, public, and non-profit sectors into a cohesive practice. This paper advocates for the integration of human resource development (HRD) research and practices into social entrepreneurship initiatives to drive progress and build effective organizations committed to positive social…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Entrepreneurship, Ethics
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Pablo E. Pinto; Daniela Henriquez-Encamilla – International Journal of Training and Development, 2024
Active labour policies are globally adopted to tackle unemployment and enhance job matching. In Chile, a predominantly supply-focused approach involves training workers, especially in vulnerable groups, as it is believed that investing in human capital will align job demand and available skills. This subnational Chilean case study in the Coquimbo…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Stakeholders, Job Training
Schwartz, Robert B., Ed.; Lipson, Rachel, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2023
In "America's Hidden Economic Engines," editors Robert B. Schwartz and Rachel Lipson spotlight community and technical colleges as institutions uniquely equipped to foster more equitable economic growth across America's regions. As Schwartz and Lipson show, these colleges are the best-placed institutions to reverse the decades-long rise…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Educational Innovation
Jeyaseelan, Kenneth; Sathyamurthi, K. – Online Submission, 2023
Business demand-oriented skilling refers to the process of developing the skills of employees in a manner that aligns with the specific needs and requirements of the business. This approach to training and development is focused on enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of the workforce, by providing them with the knowledge and skills that…
Descriptors: Business Skills, Skill Development, Job Training, Productivity
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Hwang, Jihee; Yoon, Seung Won – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2023
Along with the rapidly changing social and economic context accompanied by COVID-19, concerns have been raised for the less-educated, low-wage workers who disproportionately experienced disadvantages in accessing workplace learning or training opportunities essential for job placement or career development. In response to the challenges of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Labor Force Development, Workplace Learning, Disadvantaged
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Sneed, Christopher T.; Upendram, Sreedhar; Cummings, Clint; Fox, Janet E. – Journal of Extension, 2023
Employment and training services offered through Extension are part of and continue a long tradition of policy-focused employment and job training. This paper chronicles the successes of UT Extension's work as a third-party partner in the delivery of workforce development programming geared toward individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition…
Descriptors: Job Training, Labor Force Development, Federal Programs, Data
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Remington, Thomas F.; Chou, Pallas; Topa, Ben – International Journal of Training and Development, 2023
This paper reviews recent educational initiatives in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the United States, asking to what extent experiential learning methods are being incorporated into STEM education. We draw on a combination of qualitative and quantitative evidence. The quantitative evidence is from an analysis of the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Labor Force Development, Experiential Learning, Integrated Curriculum
Michael Murphy Snell – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Parts of California, and the nation, are in the midst of a teacher shortage that adversely affects communities, schools, families, and students, and especially Students and Families of Color (California Department of Education [CDE], 2022b; Carver-Thomas & Darling-Hammond, 2017a, 2017b; Carver-Thomas et al., 2021; Commission on Teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence, Labor Force Development
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Hollingsworth, Kristine – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
Masculine rationality pervades organizations and organizational theory but remains largely unexplored and or studied by human resource development (HRD) researchers and practitioners. This essay defines rational masculinity and summarizes its origins and effects on women in the workplace. Current literature supports the need for increased…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Masculinity, Work Environment
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