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Events

WISCAPE organizes, sponsors, and co-sponsors events and programs that showcase and promote discussion about the latest postsecondary education issues, trends, and research. Events are most often free and open to the public, but are occasionally offered by invitation only or with a registration fee.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

 

A different take on the “skills gap”: Education that prepares students for success in school, life, and work

Join WISCAPE for a discussion with Matthew Hora, who will present findings from a two-year study on the relationship between postsecondary curricula and workforce needs in Wisconsin.
Date
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location
159 Education Building
Address
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison WI
Description

hora-matthewJoin the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a discussion with Matthew Hora, who will present findings from a two-year study on the relationship between postsecondary curricula and workforce needs in Wisconsin. Based on interviews with 141 educators and business owners, Hora and colleagues Amanda Oleson and Ross Benbow explored the types of teaching, training, and cross-sector partnerships that best prepare students for success in school, life, and work. 

​Hora has also authored a WISCAPE policy brief about his research:
A Different Take on the "Skills Gap": Why Cultivating Diverse Competencies is Essential for Success in the 21st Century Economy

Matthew Hora is an assistant professor in adult teaching and learning in the Department of Liberal Arts and Applied Studies at UW-Madison and a research scientist at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. 

Slides from Hora's talk are now available, and video is available on the WISCAPE YouTube channel. 
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