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It’s In the Doing: Apprenticeship and Experiential Learning

It’s In the Doing: Apprenticeship and Experiential Learning | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Apprentices at the Sorel Steel plant (1940). Source: National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque. Library and Archives Canada Apprenticeship is a time-honored method of learning by ...

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Great article on teaching by doing and the importance of creating challenging but appropriate tasks for the apprentices to learn from.

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Apprenticeship reporting a thorny issue for the industry

Apprenticeship reporting a thorny issue for the industry | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
the canadian government's request for voluntary apprenticeship reporting on federal projects has sharply divided the western canadian construction industry as to its effectiveness.
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Apprenticeships help close the skills gap in the job market. So why are they in decline in the U.S.?

Apprenticeships help close the skills gap in the job market. So why are they in decline in the U.S.? | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Innovative thinking in places like South Carolina and Wisconsin is helping to revive apprenticeship programs.
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It's in Virginia's budget: $8 million for the apprentice school

It's in Virginia's budget: $8 million for the apprentice school | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. The new Apprentice School is open in downtown Newport News, and Virignia taxpayers are...
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Harper Government Improves Trades and Apprenticeship Programs at SIAST

Harper Government Improves Trades and Apprenticeship Programs at SIAST | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - Western Economic Diversification Canada Students and apprentices enrolled in seven training programs at the four Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) campuses across the province will have improved access to leading-edge industrial equipment and computer technology thanks to a $1.4 million...
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B.C. will need 2,000 new welders and fabricators over the next 10 years

B.C. will need 2,000 new welders and fabricators over the next 10 years | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
If you don't mind working alone, have a good eye for detail and like working with your hands, you've got the basic aptitude to work as a welder or metal fabricator.
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Can apprenticeships fill the skills gap in the UK?

Can apprenticeships fill the skills gap in the UK? | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
With stark warnings that a lack of talent could impact economic growth, there’s an increasing focus on apprenticeships to provide the solution. We look at what’s being done nationally, then focus on the priorities and opportunities for your region
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Canada should boost its apprenticeships for young workers, U.S. expert says

Canada should boost its apprenticeships for young workers, U.S. expert says | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
A respected American labour specialist says governments, educators and employers should work together to boost the number of apprenticeships for young Canadians in a collaborative approach that would yield "significant payoffs."
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Clark touts skills-training plan to prepare for LNG boom

Clark touts skills-training plan to prepare for LNG boom | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Aggressive apprenticeship program’s short-term costs seen as a strategy for attracting long-term investment capital
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Training Matters: Apprenticeships – are they for us? - Journalism News from HoldtheFrontPage

Training Matters: Apprenticeships – are they for us? - Journalism News from HoldtheFrontPage | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
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British regional press on their apprentice journalist program in the UK

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Federal job training programs encourage collaboration with employers | Inside Higher Ed

Federal job training programs encourage collaboration with employers | Inside Higher Ed | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
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The Canadian and US governments are finally waking up to the fact that we need more apprentices and that there has to be more integration between industry and educational institutions.

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Many graduates ‘would have preferred apprenticeships’

Many graduates ‘would have preferred apprenticeships’ | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
More than three quarters of recent university graduates were not told about apprenticeships or vocational training routes before leaving secondary education, a survey has revealed.
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The trades today require much more thinking and knowledge of the digital world than they did 30 years ago.

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My daughter's education is not a pie chart! - Salon

My daughter's education is not a pie chart! - Salon | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
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My daughter's education is not a pie chart!
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Open-shop contractor group calls on Worcester to end apprenticeship mandate

Open-shop contractor group calls on Worcester to end apprenticeship mandate | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
WORCESTER — The city will no longer apply the apprenticeship training provision of its Responsible Employer Ordinance in the wake of an recent federal appeals court ruling.
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Apprenticeship/Journeyman Ratio

Apprenticeship/Journeyman Ratio | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Tim Hudak of Ontario is the latest Conservative politician to jump on the apprenticeship is good bandwagon.  Just recently Jason Kenney flies to Germany with a delegation of businessmen to study th...
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Conservative Canadian politicians are jumping on the apprenticeship bandwagon

 

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e-apprenticeship

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Thanks to Allen Beliveau from my PIDP 3240 course  for posting the paper by Bradley D. Hartwig from SFU Faculty of Education "e-Apprenticeship: Establishing Viability of Modern Technology in Tradit...
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Why Canada needs to harmonize apprenticeship programs

Why Canada needs to harmonize apprenticeship programs | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
A major obstacle for students is the disconnected 13 provincial and territorial jurisdictions
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Apprentice funding plans risk wrecking training system - Telegraph

Apprentice funding plans risk wrecking training system - Telegraph | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Proposals intended to improve apprenticeships could see small companies abandon the system as they can't face upfront costs of paying for training
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Crossrail apprentice scheme gives local youngsters job skills for the future

Crossrail apprentice scheme gives local youngsters job skills for the future | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Rachel Williams: Europe's largest infrastructure project, in London, is helping unemployed young people from black and minority ethnic communities to get work in the construction industry
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Why public infrastructure projects have to include apprenticeship training guarentees.

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Graduates earning less than those on apprenticeships - Telegraph

Graduates earning less than those on apprenticeships - Telegraph | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Graduates are more likely to find themselves in low-paid jobs and are earning less than people who decide to do an apprenticeship instead of going to University, figures from the Office for National Statistics show
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Maybe it's time Canada expands trades training for youth

Maybe it's time Canada expands trades training for youth | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Independent Voice: With 300,000 jobs in Canadian small and medium-sized businesses vacant, Germany's model seems a good starting point
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Some good stats on Canadian business expenses on training although what defines "informal training".

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Critics say Ottawa missing critical opportunity to bolster apprenticeships

Critics say Ottawa missing critical opportunity to bolster apprenticeships | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Stakeholders are disappointed that the Conservative government has declared its massive new federal-provincial infrastructure project open for business -- with nary a mention of apprenticeships.
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The province of BC has made a weak commitment to using 25% apprentice workers in the LNG sector but that is years away from happening.

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Adult Education Overview of Credit Allocations for Training Programmes by Dr Pandula Siribaddana | Education Space 360

Adult Education Overview of Credit Allocations for Training Programmes by Dr Pandula Siribaddana | Education Space 360 | Apprenticeship Training | Scoop.it
Credits can be described as a way of determining how much of an effort has been put on learning a particular subject or a course based on the number of (Adult education: Overview of credit allocations for training programmes -
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Good for my next course on assessment.

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A new report in Ontario, Canada about the social benefits of higher education as we see a decrease in the economic benefits of higher education maybe this is something we should be looking at.

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Experience Trumps Theory: Reviving the Apprenticeship Model

What's the best way to learn? To study what others have done? Or to plunge right in yourself? We think it's time to bring back the apprenticeship model.
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The great thing I enjoyed about being an apprentice was the creativity of actually building something and the sense of accomplishment I got when I looked back and saw the completed project.

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