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EDUCATIONALPathways
Resources Related to Older Adult Learning & Earning
PION Learning & Earning Meeting, Oct. 21, 2021 I. Sites that Can Help Visitors Find Learning Opportunities Credential Engine’s Credential Finder – Credential transparency work underway in 26 states and regions and across two regional consortia states. Uses a common language. As policymakers build data systems that enable credential transparency, they need to ensure these systems: 1) Use a common language to describe credentials; 2) Tap into a shared repository, so stakeholders have access to the most up-to-date information without duplicating efforts; and 3) Are actionable so stakeholders can use information about credentials to inform better decisions. TrainingProviderResults.Gov – Helps further the U.S. Department of Labor’s mission of providing high- quality job training and enhanced employment opportunities to the American workforce. This website helps individuals make informed career training choices based on the program’s completion and employment results. Edx Committed to increasing access for high quality education for everyone, everywhere. Generation Global organization that claims to have “a methodology that . . . can serve hundreds of thousands–and eventually millions-of people–who are unemployed, underemployed or need to learn new skills.” Old Anima’s Lifelong Working Section – Segmented into four sections: Entrepreneurism, Jobs, The Nomad Economy, and Articles Old Anima’s Lifelong Learning Section – Segmented into four sections: Educational Travel, Online Courses, TV & Streaming Video, and Articles II. General Articles and Reports List of articles under the older adults category (Workforce Monitor)

Digital Skills and Older Workers: Supporting Success in Training and Employment in a Digital World (Workforce

Monitor)

An Untapped Source of Skilled Workers: Adults with Some College but No Degree (AARP) McKinsey: These are the skills you will need for the future of work (World Economic Forum)

Op-Ed: Pushed to retire and to keep earning, older Americans face a peculiar vise (Los Angeles Times)

What's Keeping Family Caregivers and the Long-Term Unemployed From Getting Hired (Next Avenue)

The Great Resignation Goes Global (Washington Post) Work In Progress Podcasts (WorkingNation) PBS News Hour Series on Older Adult Workers, “Unfinished Business” (PBS) How to Get Money to Start a Business (Next Avenue) III. Micro-credentials List of articles published about Micro-credentials (the Evolllution) The Rapidly Changing Global Landscape of Microcredentials (the Evolllution) Will Credentials be the RX Needed to Fix Our Ailing Degree Systems (the Evolllution) Quality and value of micro-credentials in higher education: Preparing for the future (OECD) The Emergence of Alternative Credentials (OECD) Micro-credentials: The New Frontier of Adult Education and Training (OECD’s The Forum Network) A European Approach to Micro-credentials (European Commission) D.C. non-profit’s work on Micro-credentials ( Education Design Lab )
© Copyright 2021/Lorenzo Associates, Inc.
EDUCATIONALPathways
Resources Related to Older Adult Learning & Earning
PION Learning & Earning Meeting, Oct. 21, 2021 I. Sites that Can Help Visitors Find Learning Opportunities Credential Engine’s Credential Finder – Credential transparency work underway in 26 states and regions and across two regional consortia states. Uses a common language. As policymakers build data systems that enable credential transparency, they need to ensure these systems: 1) Use a common language to describe credentials; 2) Tap into a shared repository, so stakeholders have access to the most up-to-date information without duplicating efforts; and 3) Are actionable so stakeholders can use information about credentials to inform better decisions. TrainingProviderResults.Gov – Helps further the U.S. Department of Labor’s mission of providing high- quality job training and enhanced employment opportunities to the American workforce. This website helps individuals make informed career training choices based on the program’s completion and employment results. Edx Committed to increasing access for high quality education for everyone, everywhere. Generation Global organization that claims to have “a methodology that . . . can serve hundreds of thousands–and eventually millions-of people–who are unemployed, underemployed or need to learn new skills.” Old Anima’s Lifelong Working Section – Segmented into four sections: Entrepreneurism, Jobs, The Nomad Economy, and Articles Old Anima’s Lifelong Learning Section – Segmented into four sections: Educational Travel, Online Courses, TV & Streaming Video, and Articles II. General Articles and Reports List of articles under the older adults category (Workforce Monitor)

Digital Skills and Older Workers: Supporting Success in

Training and Employment in a Digital World

(Workforce Monitor)

An Untapped Source of Skilled Workers: Adults with Some College but No Degree (AARP) McKinsey: These are the skills you will need for the future of work (World Economic Forum)

Op-Ed: Pushed to retire and to keep earning, older

Americans face a peculiar vise (Los Angeles Times)

What's Keeping Family Caregivers and the Long-Term

Unemployed From Getting Hired (Next Avenue)

The Great Resignation Goes Global (Washington Post) Work In Progress Podcasts (WorkingNation) PBS News Hour Series on Older Adult Workers, Unfinished Business (PBS) How to Get Money to Start a Business (Next Avenue) III. Micro-credentials List of articles published about Micro-credentials (the Evolllution) The Rapidly Changing Global Landscape of Microcredentials (the Evolllution) Will Credentials be the RX Needed to Fix Our Ailing Degree Systems (the Evolllution) Quality and value of micro-credentials in higher education: Preparing for the future (OECD) The Emergence of Alternative Credentials (OECD) Micro-credentials: The New Frontier of Adult Education and Training (OECD’s The Forum Network) A European Approach to Micro-credentials (European Commission) D.C. non-profit’s work on Micro-credentials (Education Design Lab)