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Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 5/12/2016
October 20 - 21, 2016 (*Pending Approval) Please plan to join your fellow Workforce Innovation Fund grantees for peer learning, networking, and discovery at the 2016 Grantee Meeting! There will be plenty of opportunity to explore strategies that work, solve the challenges you face, and collaborate and learn from your peers, all to help make your project a big success!
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 4/26/2016
In April 2016, the Workforce Innovation Fund Technical Assistance Team launched a new training course to expand the WIF community’s capacity for implementing and leading change initiatives with an exciting new learning format.
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 8/7/2015
ETA News Release: 06/14/2012 Contact Name: Jason Kuruvilla or Dave Roberts Phone Number: (202) 693-6587 or x5945 Release Number: 12-1237-NAT Grants will support, enhance and evaluate innovative employment and training opportunities
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 8/1/2015
Last week, a joint letter of support for the career pathways strategy was issued from the Assistant Secretaries of the Employment and Training Administration, the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (formerly the Office of Vocational and Adult Education), and the Administration for Children and Families.
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 7/23/2015
To higher education policymakers and analysts, competency-based education is the latest big thing, commanding attention from federal agencies and leading foundations and even from the White House.
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 6/24/2015
US Labor Department awards nearly $147 million in Workforce Innovation Fund grants Also Announces 'Pay for Success' funding opportunities Grants will support, enhance and evaluate innovative employment and training opportunities
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 5/22/2014
During the Workforce Innovation Fund grantee meeting in Washington D.C., grantees participated in facilitated peer learning sessions that explored the way different grantees are addressing common themes like systems change and employer engagement. This interactive, grantee-driven format provided the opportunity to explore an important question: what does data-based decision making mean in the context of the Workforce Innovation Fund?
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 1/30/2014
Partners on San Francisco’s Workforce Innovation Fund grant are bringing together innovative thinkers to build a more agile workforce development system in San Francisco, a system that encourages experimentation and collaboration grounded in customer-centered design, real-time data and user feedback. The project enlists strategic industry partners to design, develop, deploy, and evaluate workforce tools with speed and agility.
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 1/28/2014
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) received a Workforce Innovation Fund grant to virtualize services for job seekers and employers through its new eOMJ system.
Workforce Innovation FundPosted On: 1/17/2014
At a White House summit to expand college opportunity, the Joyce Foundation will announce a new $1.4 million investment in digital tools for adult learners. The investment represents a new focus for the Employment Program as we explore the potential educational technologies have to teach underprepared adults successfully, quickly and at a lower cost than current skills training programs and technologies allow.