April 12, 2024

Efforts to “upskill” workers grow across industries

Author: Ray Schroeder
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BY LAURA ASCIONE, eCampus News
Employers are increasingly expected to upskill their workers and give them training to build additional high-demand skills. An ambitious new partnership between the nonprofit Education Design Lab and Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) aims to design employer-driven pathways that will “upskill” highly-qualified healthcare professionals to high-growth careers in the region. Backed by a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, the partnership draws on VWCC’s reach as the state’s third-largest community college to meet growing demand from the region’s fast-growing medical centers.

https://www.ecampusnews.com/2019/07/30/efforts-to-upskill-workers-grow-across-industries/

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