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Workforce Education For All!
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October 14-16, 2015

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OCTAE Releases New Report of Adult Skill Development

Skills matter. In the past year, a remarkable convergence of data, analysis, and policy informed us of just how much they matter to individuals, their families and communities, and to the economy overall. This report, Making Skills Everyone's Business presents a vision for making adult skill development—upskilling—more prevalent, efficient, effective, and convenient. This vision rests on an understanding that foundation skills—the combination of literacy, numeracy, and English language as well as employability skills required for participation in modern workplaces and contemporary life—are a shared responsibility of, and value and benefit to the entire community.

Burning Glass Technologies Report on Health Informatics

Health care reform depends on the better management of medical information—“health informatics”—yet the labor market is not keeping up with the demand for workers with these skills. A recent Accenture employer survey on middle-skill jobs found that health care employers consider medical coders—the largest health informatics occupation—to be one of their hardest-to-fill positions. According to “Missed Opportunities? - The Labor Market in Health Informatics,”a Burning Glass Technologies analysis of job postings nationwide, health informatics jobs remain open longer than many others, a clear sign that employers struggle to fill these positions.

Harvard Business School, Burning Glass Technologies and
Accenture Release Report on Middle Skills Jobs

The decline of middle-skill jobs is hurting both U.S. competitiveness and the middle class—and business should take the lead in turning that around, according to a new report from Accenture, Burning Glass Technologies, and Harvard Business School.

Bridge the Gap: Rebuilding America’s Middle Skills, uses Burning Glass labor market analytics, along with research from Accenture and the U.S. Competitiveness Project at Harvard, to identify the middle-skills jobs that are crucial for American competitiveness—the first report to do so.

Workplace - NCWE Newsletter Now on Website

The NCWE Newsletter "Workplace" can now be found on the website under "About NCWE"





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