Don’t Miss National Apprenticeship Week: November 13-19, 2017

2017-11-09T11:00:29+00:00

Mark your calendars! Next week— November 13 - 19, 2017—is the third annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). NAW is a nationwide opportunity for the workforce system and leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners to express their support for apprenticeship by showcasing their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. All week and across the country, there will be a series of industry-led events [...]

Don’t Miss National Apprenticeship Week: November 13-19, 2017 2017-11-09T11:00:29+00:00

Apprenticeship Weak: Trump proposal fails to tap into apprenticeship’s potential

2017-06-21T09:56:08+00:00

Everyone loves apprenticeships (including me) as a basic model for learning work-related skills, but for the most part, policymakers don’t think very hard about why there’s so little apprenticeship in the United States. For that reason, we’re likely to continue talking about how great apprenticeship is but not making significant investments in it. President Trump’s underwhelming plan to expand apprenticeship, unveiled this past week, won’t [...]

Apprenticeship Weak: Trump proposal fails to tap into apprenticeship’s potential 2017-06-21T09:56:08+00:00