Linking Adult Education to Workforce Development in 2018–19: Early Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at the Local Level
Submitted by CREATE Network Admin on Wed, 03/22/2023 - 12:43 pm EDT
Description The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 includes new requirements and incentives to strengthen the link between its Title II -- adult education -- and the overall workforce development system. This report from a national evaluation of Title II examines the extent to which local adult education providers’ instructional approaches and coordination with other agencies in 2018-19 reflected this link and highlights the challenges providers reported collecting related performance data. A compendium provides detailed tables supporting the policy report. For more information about this report, visit the IES site here.
Subject Area Frameworks for Adult Learners
Submitted by CREATE Network Admin on Thu, 02/02/2023 - 3:06 pm EST
Description These aggregate frameworks provide a structure to support learning in five subjects relevant to adult learners: Civics Education, Digital Literacy, Financial Literacy, Health Literacy, and Workforce Preparation. They include domains, topics, and subtopics in each subject. The frameworks were developed by aggregating existing curricula, assessments, and frameworks used in adult education and compiling insights from organizations and individual instructors. Use them to support Teaching Skills That Matter-aligned instruction, to locate and use resources in SkillBlox, or as a checklist for planning instruction and assessment.
National Action Plan for Adult Literacy
Submitted by CREATE Network Admin on Thu, 01/05/2023 - 3:55 pm EST
Description Conceived and convened by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, the first-ever National Action Plan for Adult Literacy is a multisector, multiyear initiative to transform adult and family literacy for millions of Americans by driving inclusive, collective action to address systemic challenges over the next five years.
NAWB - The Forum 2023
Workforce issues are driving today’s headlines. Labor, industry, and supply chains are all experiencing disruptions whose origins our system is poised to address.
NCWE - Annual Conference
The National Council for Workforce Education has announced the location and dates for their annual conference: Hyatt Hotel - Inner Harbor Baltimore, MD
NASWA 2023 Winter Policy Forum
The 2023 Winter Policy Forum will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, February 15th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.
EdTech Strategy Session: VR in Adult Ed + Learning Playlists with SkillBlox
Each EdTech Strategy Session includes two lightning talks, time for Q & A, and a thirty minute breakout session with the speaker of your choice! Sessions are held every second Friday of the month starting in October 2022 through April 2023.
2022 AAACE Annual Conference
How do we impact and sustain adaptability and flexibility in these dynamic times? Adult educators must consider how to reshape the integration of the contextualized aspects of adult learners and adult education, to remain part of this transformational movement of continuous engagement and creating better programs even as the urgency of the past two years starts to fade.
ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education
From across the U.S., practitioners, instructors, administrators, directors, board members, and students gather to lead change in the adult literacy field. The conference features over 100 presentations and workshops that explore how organizations and practitioners can collaborate to build instructional capacity and deliver innovative, effective services that benefit adult learners.
National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) 2022 Conference
The National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) will be holding their 2022 National Conference, "Building Bridges - Expanding Opportunities" in October, 2022. Visit the NCWE website for more information.