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Want to upskill? Consider learning American Sign Language purpose

Sep. 16, 2019 8:00 am

Want to upskill? Consider learning American Sign Language

Columnist Krys Sipple talks to folks at the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre about how, for certain occupations, the ability to communicate in ASL is vital.
The future of work — a game of musical chairs purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 11:00 am

The future of work — a game of musical chairs

In her guest column, Andrea Custis of the Urban League assesses who is most at risk for job displacement, and the strategies that best position workers to navigate the changes.
Free classes at Lillian Marrero Library pair cooking with English learning purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 8:00 am

Free classes at Lillian Marrero Library pair cooking with English learning

The next Edible Alphabet class at Lillian Marrero Library begins on September 13 and will meet every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Skills acquisition to literacy — this month we’re talking adult education in Philadelphia purpose

Sep. 10, 2019 2:14 pm

Skills acquisition to literacy — this month we’re talking adult education in Philadelphia

In the upcoming weeks, we will introduce you to some of the adult education providers who impact the lives of adults with barriers to employment, as well as those organizations that offer opportunities for nonprofit pros to develop new skills.
Who’s helping seniors bridge the digital divide? purpose

May 29, 2019 3:57 pm

Who’s helping seniors bridge the digital divide?

These 5 organizations are working in Philadelphia to keep seniors connected in an increasingly digital world.
Amanda Bergson-Shilcock: The digital divide is also about the policies that affect ordinary people’s lives purpose

May 28, 2019 4:15 pm

Amanda Bergson-Shilcock: The digital divide is also about the policies that affect ordinary people’s lives

In a wide-ranging conversation with Generocity, Bergson-Shilcock takes a look at the digital divide in terms of adult education, pending legislation, the diverse digital experiences of immigrants, and the need for digital ethics.
Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar purpose

Dec. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar

Mental health, youth leadership, the digital divide and nine more themes we'll be focusing our reporting on next year.
Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts method

May 23, 2017 11:38 am

Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts

The future of jobs and work was the main topic of Jordan Shapiro’s keynote interview at the 29th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference.
The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now called the Office of Adult Education results

Sep. 13, 2016 10:35 am

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now called the Office of Adult Education

The name change, announced on the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, represents an expansion of the office's definition of literacy.
Coded by Kids is launching a program for low-income adults purpose

Jul. 31, 2015 9:55 am

Coded by Kids is launching a program for low-income adults

Coded By U Classes officially begin August 3

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