If you missed yesterday’s post, you can catch it here. And now a quick look at new papers exploring competency-based education, the value of credentials, and many others!
Competency-based education continues to garner the attention of policymakers, educators and the research community. Here are a few new pieces on competency-based education in both K-12 and higher education.
- From Achieve, creating innovation zones to advance competency-based pathways.
- The National Governors Association, in conjunction with its policy academy on competency-based education, released a primer on competency-based education from K-12 through higher education.
- The American Council on Education, as part of its Alternative Credit Project, has a series of papers looking at how to communicate the value of competencies and improve the quality of credentials students can earn.
In Case You Missed It:
- JP Morgan Chase and the Aspen Institute both have new white papers on young adult employment.
- The Workforce Data Quality Campaignâ€™s progress report on state longitudinal data systems.
- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmentâ€™s look at the teaching profession
- ACTâ€™s analysis of Career Readiness in the United States 2015, which looks at overall work readiness skills for students who took the ACT Workkeys test.