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Curriculum to Address Workplace Readiness

January 2017
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

White paper produced through the Southern California Biotechnology Center compares New World of Work’s 21st Century Skills program to ACT Work Keys.

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Open Credentials: Promising Practices

February 2017
Tag: Digital Badges

Mozilla Learning Recognizes New World of Work and the Foundation for California Community College’s 21st Century Skills digital badging project as a national “promising practice” in higher education.

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California Corporate College to Deliver 21st Century Skills Training

September 22, 2016
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

The California Corporate College Partners with New World of Work to Deliver 21st Century Skills Training to Educators, State Agencies, and Corporations

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MDRC Research on Career Pathways

September 9, 2016
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

MDRC National Research Group’s Brief states New World of Work “is among the most robust soft skills programs available…”

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Workforce Development Experts to Train Educators on 21st Century Skills & Digital Badges

July 26, 2016
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program & Digital Badges

New World of Work hosted a 21st Century Skills curriculum and digital badging training for 14 partner community colleges in California.

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Soft Skills in the Workplace: Writer/Director Katherine Vondy

June 14, 2016
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

Scriptwriter Kat Vondy discusses the partnership with New World of Work to create video lessons on employability skills, and the power of video to make abstract concepts real.

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Butte, Glenn Teens Explore Health Care Careers

July 11, 2016
Tag: College & Career Readiness

SB1070 College/Career Readiness partner Butte College offers the Health Exploration Summer Institute for interested high school students to earn early college credit.

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National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Joins White House Tech Hire Initiative

March 9, 2016
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

New World of Work and NACCE were highlighted in the recent Tech Hire announcement from the White House. The organizations will partner to provide a series of 21st Century Skills webinars to Tech Hire grantees.

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Further Study Shows NWOW’s Benefits to Public Career Pathways

February 23, 2016
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

This study was based in the statewide CSI project through the Governor’s Office and the development of competency-based “Public to Public” civil service recruitment pathways, grounded in the New World of Work- 21st Century Skills.

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National Career Pathways Newsletter

October 6, 2015
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

An overview of the New World of Work history and resources was shared across the National Career Pathways Network as an emerging best practice for skills education.

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21st Century Skills Badging

September 2015
Tag: Digital Badges

The Foundation for California Community Colleges explains their badging project with New World of Work and the partner colleges who will pilot 21st Century Skills badges with students starting Fall 2016.

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New World of Work- 21st Century Soft Skills

August 21, 2015
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

Hartnell is one of ten partner colleges involved in the California pilot for integrating New World of Work’s 21st Century Soft Skills into curriculum across their campus.

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Soft Skills: The Future of Career Readiness

August 14, 2015
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

Road Trip Nation partners with the NWoW and Foundation CCC team to discuss soft skills in the workplace and how to assess these skills through digital badging platforms.

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New World of Work Training and Digital Badging Project

August 10, 2015
Tag: 21st Century Skills Program

The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship helps facilitate the 21st Century Skills curriculum training and digital badging meeting to show national support for soft skills training in promoting career readiness and entrepreneurship.

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Digital Badges Have Potential Inside and Outside the Classroom

August 7, 2015
Tag: Digital Badges

ConnectEd is developing digital badges for students, teachers, and district administrators and they shared their insights on badging at the Digital Badging Advisory Group meeting hosted in Sacramento.

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Experts from Education, Business to Hold Digital Badging Meeting

July 29, 2015
Tag: Digital Badges

The New World of Work team partners with the Foundation for California Community Colleges and the National Association for California Community Colleges to host a Digital Badging Advisory Group meeting with thought leaders in business, education, and workforce development.

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Butte, Glenn Teens Get Exposure to Medical World

April 2015
Tag: College & Career Readiness

SB1070 College/Career Readiness partner Butte College designs a Health Careers Exploration Summer Institute to expose students to real life learning at Enloe Medical Center.

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Practices With Promise

April 2015
Tag: College & Career Readiness

New World of Work’s 21st Century Skills curriculum is recognized as an emerging “practice with promise” in adult education.

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