In an effort to respond to private companies in need of more talent and anxious families concerned that college graduates may not find fulfilling work, Canadian universities have pledged to increase collaboration with the private sector and give students closer links to industry.
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Last month, the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) published an article that responds to Steven Johnson’s New York Times Magazine article “The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t.” As the developers of Creative Vitality Suite, WESTAF uses its expertise to outline four challenges that made it difficult for Johnson to tell the story of the creative economy with data.
Each weekday, Academica Group handpicks the 10 most relevant, interesting, and important stories affecting Canadian university and college professionals and publishes them in an email digest. Earlier this month, the Top Ten turned readers’ attention to the University of New Brunswick’s economic impact study results.
What does the future hold for the air traffic controller occupation? Are there enough young people entering this occupation to replace retiring baby boomers? What does it take to be an air traffic controller? EMSI decided to answer these questions with Analyst, our labor market and education data software.
In September, the White House released an update on President Obama’s initiative for free community college. Under the America’s College Promise proposal, at least two years of community college would be as universal as high school and these two years would be free, allowing disciplined studiers to earn the first half of a bachelor’s degree at no cost.
The stunning Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, will be able to attract more and larger events thanks, in part, to an economic impact analysis conducted by EMSI.
With the kickoff of the 2015-2016 school year, Schoolcraft College became Michigan’s first two-year institution to offer a four-year in culinary arts, and has also launched a brand new brewing certificate program.
This week, Livability published Top 100 Places to Live, its third annual ranking of the most livable small- to medium-sized cities in the US.
The US’s teacher shortage has made headlines for a while now. Potential causes are numerous, but as our new analysis with CareerBuilder showed, there has been a sharp decline in education degree completions from 2010 to 2014 that could be contributing to the scarcity.
The growth of completions in STEM majors and the decline of liberal arts degrees seem to be continuing apace.A new analysis of data from the National Center for Education Statistics by CareerBuilder and EMSI shows that more than half of the college completions with the biggest growth between 2010 and 2014 were in science, technology, engineering, […]