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Workforce Development
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Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
Twenty-six elementary, middle and high schools participated in the recent Computer Science Week, where, through the “Hour of Code,” students learned computer coding. more
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, instructors from local companies and the nonprofit IntraCity Geeks are teaching Hour of Code classes to 1,500 students at city schools. more
BOSTON – The biggest hurdle to the state's economic growth isn't a slowing Chinese economy, collapsing oil prices, or gyrating financial markets. It's your graying co-worker. The long-predicted wave of baby boomer retirements – delayed … more
The president and CEO of YWCA Rhode Island talks about the new Fantastic Girltastic Code Company App Challenge and other initiatives underway to get girls interested in careers in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. more
Transformation and employee value took center stage at Tuesday night’s Providence Business News Manufacturing Awards program, held at Bryant University’s Bello Center. more
Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs. more
A U.S. House Career and Technical Education committee field hearing co-hosted by U.S. Rep James R. Langevin and the German Marshall Fund of the United States featured education and workforce development advocates and business representatives from Rhode Island and Germany discussing ways to strengthen apprenticeship programs. more
A new series of free workshops to help job-seekers will be held this month by the Community College of Rhode Island’s Center for Workforce and Community Education. more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
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