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This page will be regularly updated with reports issued by the Project as well as external documents and media which highlight the relevance of the issues addressed by the Effective Education for Employment Project. The content of this page will focus on ideas and actions for the implementation of a vision for a 21st century education system.

Effective Education for Employment Reports

Effective Education for Employment Focus Group Workshop - New Delhi, India

The idea behind the Effective Education for Employment Action Workshops is simple: bring together a group of well-respected education experts and industry leaders and ask them to develop a set of Actions to work towards the design and implementation of a 21st century education system. In New Delhi, those present expressed a range of opinions and were passionate about the fundamental need to put education at the heart of India's future.

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Effective Education for Employment Focus Group Workshop - Singapore

Continuing the Effective Education for Employment Vision Workshops, the focus group session in Singapore brought together a group of well-respected education experts and industry leaders and asked them to develop a vision for the design and implementation of a 21st century education system. In Singapore, those present expressed a range of opinions and were passionate about building links between policy makers, the private education sector and Industry.

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Effective Education for Employment Focus Group Workshop - Cape Town

Continuing the Effective Education for Employment Vision Workshops, the focus group session in Cape Town brought together a group of well-respected education experts and industry leaders and asked them to develop a vision for the design and implementation of a 21st century education system. In Cape Town, those present expressed a range of opinions and were passionate about creating increased educational opportunities for an under-skilled workforce.

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External Reports

Out of Many One: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up

Source: Achieve (2008)
Summary: Recognizing that many of the same skills are required for vocation and education, a conglomeration of industry and academic reform associations worked alongside educators and business leaders to outline core skills high school graduates require for success in future ventures - whether that includes secondary education or the workplace.

Closing the Expectations Gap

Source: American Diploma Project Network (2008)
Summary: Standards, graduation requirements, assessments, and accountability - four successful elements being implemented through increased interactivity between business leaders, college professors, educators, and state policy makers. The American Diploma project outlines is achievements towards standardized assessments, meaningful diplomas, and international accountability that has been administered or planned in 44 U.S. states.