NYC Receives $6.7M for Education Programs, Human Resource Development – Government Technology | Team Cansler

(TNS) – On Tuesday, March 15, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that they will receive over $6.7 million for workforce development and education programs that aim to help the residents of New York City. It is part of the historic bipartisan pooling agreement for fiscal 2022 funds. … Read more

How can we encourage more adults to engage in lifelong learning? -Forbes | Team Cansler

Although much of the educational focus is on the K-12 years, adult access and participation in tertiary education remains an important destination for workers to build skills and retool in a rapidly expanding knowledge-based economy. Previous research has shown that proximity to a public university is an important predictor of whether adults will re-engage with … Read more

The Literacy Project: Overcoming New Mexico Challenges – Albuquerque Journal | Team Cansler

Cristian Olivas dropped out of high school in her junior year but earned her high school equivalence record after enrolling at Northern New Mexico College, which now employs a Student Admissions/Data Technician here. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal Editor’s note: Today’s story is another in The Literacy Project series, a collaboration between … Read more

Adult Education Theory: 10 Key Principles and Best Practices – Big Think | Team Cansler

A question that is often on the hearts of many L&D leaders is: how do we ensure training has the greatest impact and return on investment? Answering this question starts with looking at learner engagement and really understanding how your employees learn best. Adult learning theory is a set of guiding principles and best practices … Read more

These Fort Worth organizations break down barriers to help residents receive a GED – Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Team Cansler

It is reported that one in five adults in Tarrant County cannot read well enough to succeed in fourth grade. Ryan C Hermens rhermens@herald-leader.com VALUE VALUE Tootk Greathouse was reluctant to start GED prep classes because of her age. She asked if it was too late. However, family members encouraged her to pursue her goal … Read more

West Philadelphia public data center is a model for digital justice and literacy | Office of Adult Education – City of Philadelphia (.gov) | Team Cansler

What is a public data center? Public data centers are computer rooms that are open to the public free of charge. There are many public data centers throughout Philadelphia that are open at different times. In addition to free access to computers, many public data centers also offer additional services such as digital literacy courses. … Read more

10 Adult Education Courses in Birmingham That Stimulate Creativity! – StyleBlueprint | Team Cansler

It’s never too late to try something new! This year, become a candle making pro, learn how to make homemade pasta, or take a ballet class led by professional dancers. Here are 10 adult education courses in Birmingham (in alphabetical order) to inspire your creativity, foster new skills, and boost your happiness in 2022. We … Read more

The pace of acquiring skills and knowledge needs to be intensified, continuous learning will help people stay relevant: Chan Chun Sing – CNA | Team Cansler

ADULT LEARNERS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION When asked how the higher education landscape will change over the next few years, Mr. Chan said in a question-and-answer session that universities should instead see themselves as institutes of continuous learning. “On an individual level, the simplest change we need to consider is this: we won’t be able to … Read more