Welcome Judy Mortrude to Our Team!

World Education US welcomes Judy Mortrude to our staff as Senior Technical Advisor.  Judy has taken over directing the LINCS Professional Development Center and will continue supporting state efforts to scale and sustain integrated education and training and assist states in meeting the state leadership requirements set forth in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) … Continue reading Welcome Judy Mortrude to Our Team!

No Matter What Obstacle Is Thrown My Way… Celebrating Single Mothers in College

Single mothers represent 11% of undergraduate students in the U.S. They bring a unique set of strengths as college students and are assets to their schools and communities, despite the challenges they face juggling multiple family, work, and educational obligations. Single mother students have a great deal to offer colleges that invest in them, and … Continue reading No Matter What Obstacle Is Thrown My Way… Celebrating Single Mothers in College

The Massachusetts Pathways to Economic Advancement Pay for Success Project

Massachusetts Pathways to Economic Advancement is the first Pay for Success project to focus exclusively on adult education and workforce development for low-skilled adults. This innovative program model is being implemented by Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) at five program sites in Greater Boston. Pay for Success program models are unique because private investors provide up-front … Continue reading The Massachusetts Pathways to Economic Advancement Pay for Success Project

Teaching Expertise Worth Striving For

By Hilary Harper-Wilcoxen Hilary Harper-Wilcoxen is the Founder of Bear Pond Learning, a nonprofit in Bridgton, ME. This blog was inspired by the workshop Hilary presented at this year’s National College Transition Network Conference in Cambridge, MA from November 12-14, “Professor-Proofing our Teaching”. Professors are smart. They have to be. After all, they are the expert … Continue reading Teaching Expertise Worth Striving For

Hear Dr. Paul Osterman’s Keynote at NCTN Conference, Nov 12-14

Dr. Paul Osterman, the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Professor of Human Resources and Management at M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, is the featured keynote speaker for the upcoming NCTN conference. Dr. Osterman will address the conference’s theme, Advancing College and Career Readiness: Preparing Adult Learners for the Future of Work. In his recent book, Who … Continue reading Hear Dr. Paul Osterman’s Keynote at NCTN Conference, Nov 12-14

World Education Staff Workshops at COABE 2018

Every year, our staff delivers engaging workshops across a range of topics. This year we have 18 workshops being presented by staff members, and we are sponsoring two strands at the conference! Below is a list of all the workshops our staff members are presenting, but don’t forget to check out the “Transitions Strand” sponsored by … Continue reading World Education Staff Workshops at COABE 2018

Developing Meaningful Workplace Curriculum

Our workplace education students at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center (Seaport) are some of the lucky ones who have an employer who recognizes their potential for growth. Twice a week for a total of four hours a week, employees come to one of two workplace ESOL classes on 100% paid release time. The … Continue reading Developing Meaningful Workplace Curriculum