Workplace training in New Jersey

Monday, October 01, 2007

As the pressure from workforce shortages grows, more employers are turning to workplace training. Here is a good overview article of what has been happening in New Jersey. The article highlights the expanding scope of skills that employers need today.

An interesting fact: "As many as 40 percent of the nation's high school graduates said they were inadequately prepared for the demands of college and employment, according to a 2005 study by Achieve Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit group hoping to raise academic standards."

Read more.

You can download the Achieve report here. You can visit the Achieve web site and get some useful background on the challenges of aligning high school with the demands of work and post secondary education. VIsit the web site.

posted by Ed Morrison |

Subscribe with Bloglines

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
The Web EDPro Weblog