apprenticeship

On-the-job-training as an alternative to traditional education.

Why are Men Getting Shut Out of the Workforce?

Why are Men Getting Shut Out of the Workforce?

The number of prime-age men in the labor force is declining with each generation.

The Main Trait That Sets Vocational Students Apart From College Kids

The Main Trait That Sets Vocational Students Apart From College Kids

Those who pursue the vocational path aren't dumb; they often possess the very traits employers are looking for.

Apprenticeships Offering Students a New Way Forward

Apprenticeships Offering Students a New Way Forward

Let’s face it: not many young Americans – nor their parents – have $100,000 to throw at four years of college.

High School Apprenticeships: A New Path to Prosperity

High School Apprenticeships: A New Path to Prosperity

A high school apprenticeship program in North Carolina shows we might be going at higher education the wrong way.

Apprenticeships Are Leading a Quiet Revolution in Higher Ed

Apprenticeships Are Leading a Quiet Revolution in Higher Ed

The apprentice revolution is not just a better way to learn and work. It’s a better way to think and live.

How Parents and Teachers Unknowingly Sabotage Young People

How Parents and Teachers Unknowingly Sabotage Young People

Counselors, teachers, and parents are discouraging young people from apprenticeship programs that offer valuable work experience.

Apprenticeship-Trained Workers A Hot Ticket. But Why?

Apprenticeship-Trained Workers A Hot Ticket. But Why?

Perhaps it’s time we realize that those who opt for the less popular apprenticeship track may be the ones with the brains to foster true success.

Why It's Good For Children to Work Alongside Their Parents

Why It's Good For Children to Work Alongside Their Parents

They miss some valuable life lessons if they don't.
 

250-Year-Old Pamphlet Offers Clue on Fixing Education

250-Year-Old Pamphlet Offers Clue on Fixing Education

Ben Franklin read this work and approved of the idea.

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

In the U.S., career and technical education is looked upon as the career path for “dumb students.” Not so in other countries.

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Instead of spurring them on toward frugal and wise living, have we taught students to look only for the glitter and the gold?

Are Homeschoolers Overqualified?

Are Homeschoolers Overqualified?

A shocking letter to Mike Rowe suggests they are.

Whoa. Are Law Schools Testing the Apprenticeship Model?

Whoa. Are Law Schools Testing the Apprenticeship Model?

The University of Minnesota Law School is piloting a program that will enable students to spend a majority of their third year working in a law office receiving real-world experience instead of sitting in a classroom.

Apprenticeship in High School? This State is Trying It.

Apprenticeship in High School? This State is Trying It.

The perks of the program are nothing to sneeze at.

Should U.S. Schools Encourage a ‘Gap Year’?

Should U.S. Schools Encourage a ‘Gap Year’?

There might be more benefits to taking a year off between high school and college than we realize.
 

Study: Vocational Classes Keep High School Students Interested

Study: Vocational Classes Keep High School Students Interested

Students who took a number of vocational courses in high school were more likely to graduate from high school.
 

College Isn't for Everyone

College Isn't for Everyone

In our quest to get more impoverished kids into college, have we actually doomed them to a life of greater poverty?

Are Colleges Giving Out Easy 'As'?

Are Colleges Giving Out Easy 'As'?

Easy As do a lot to raise a student’s self-esteem, but they don’t help in the area for which college was originally intended.

Why You Should Read Almost EVERYTHING Written by One Author

Why You Should Read Almost EVERYTHING Written by One Author

It's key for one's learning... 

Former Teacher: 7 Ways Schools are Creating ‘Empty’ Children

Former Teacher: 7 Ways Schools are Creating ‘Empty’ Children

How can we reverse the trend and raise vibrant, imaginative, and knowledgeable children?

5 Myths about Apprenticeships

5 Myths about Apprenticeships

Myth 1: Apprenticeship students are dumb failures.

Good News: The Popularity of Apprenticeship is Spreading

Good News: The Popularity of Apprenticeship is Spreading

Are white collar industries growing tired of the poorly educated students which come out of college?

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

Apprenticeships Are Not a Sign of Failure

There’s a clear message given to almost every high school student these days: go to college or you’ll be a failure.

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

5 Habits That Propelled Rockefeller to Fame and Fortune
More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?

Is it Time to Stop Pushing the “College-for-All” Mantra?

Is it Time to Stop Pushing the “College-for-All” Mantra?

Would today’s students be better off if we provided and encouraged more hands-on and practical training program options in the United States?

When It Comes to Job Qualifications, Are Skills More Important than a College Degree?

When It Comes to Job Qualifications, Are Skills More Important than a College Degree?

Something that students and employers alike need to consider.

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