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How can we provide students with the innovation skills they need through business-sponsored challenges?
New White Paper Recommends Business-Sponsored Challenges to Disrupt Education Enterprise, Close Skills Gap
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) proposes a transformational approach to prepare youth to develop stronger innovation and workplace skills through real-world experiences. By placing a stronger emphasis on employer-led problem based learning at all education levels, innovation moves from the periphery to the center of the curriculum.
How is California preparing for the needed 1 million career-ready college grads that they will need by 2025?
The growing number of young people who do not have access to modern learning opportunites continues to grow and greatly affect our local communities.
What is the balance for providing employers with the talent they need and, at the same time, what prospective employees are able to give?
How ready are new grads to enter the workplace?
A New Framework for Business Engagement
This paper explores how employers and employer associations can leverage business-facing intermediaries as talent orchestrators to manage their human capital needs and scale youth employment efforts. It can also serve as a guide for how existing intermediaries can improve and scale in partnership with employers.