ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies Credentials Matter Phase 2 Briefing
Quentin Suffren, ExcelinEd senior advisor of innovation policy, and Matt Sigelman, Burning Glass Technologies CEO, hosted a webinar showcasing the suite of new and expanded Credentials Matter Phase 2 research and resources. Together, these tools and resources offer a timely analysis of credential demand and attainment data from across the nation.
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Credentials Matter – Phase 2: A 2020 Update on Credential Attainment and Workforce Demand in America (2020)
Credentials Matter Phase 2: A 2020 Update builds on the groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind research that was released in partnership by ExcelinEd and Burning Glass Technologies in 2019. The updated report expanded the research scope from Phase 1 in three capacities: 1. Increased the number of states that participated by sharing K-12 credential attainment data; 2. Included postsecondary credential attainment data for 4 states; 3. Conducted a qualitative survey that shows how states support credential attainment in both K-12 and postsecondary institutions.
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Credentials Matter: COVID-19 Case-Study (2020)
This case study examines short-term changes in credential demand based on the economic ramifications of COVID-19 and analyzes factors that may continue to affect credential demand in potential future waves of the pandemic as well as throughout economic recovery. As the economy navigates reopening, education systems must adjust not only to how they will deliver instruction safely - but also make sure that what they are teaching remains relevant.
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A National Landscape of High School Student Credential Attainment Compared to Workforce Demand (2019)
This report explores the state of credential data collection and alignment with workforce demands across all 50 states. This report offers recommendations for state policymakers, industry credentialing entities, educators and employers to work together to ensure all students have access to credentials that lead to high-skill, high-wage, in-demand careers in their state.
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Where Credentials Meet the Market (2019)
This report explores the state of credential data collection and alignment with workforce demands across all 50 states. This report offers recommendations for state policymakers, industry credentialing entities, educators and employers to work together to ensure all students have access to credentials that lead to high-skill, high-wage, in-demand careers in their state.
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