With the ongoing shortage of health care workers, families across the country are struggling to access the home care their loved ones need. For people who care for relatives with chronic conditions, the problem is particularly acute.Continue reading
Forty-four million Americans are struggling to earn enough to support their families. Even if they are working, many are underemployed and lack the postsecondary credentials or training to progress in their careers. What will it take to remove the barriers and help them succeed? It’s time to build a New Learning Ecosystem to help them learn and earn throughout their lives.Continue reading
The New Learning Ecosystem provides working-age adults with opportunities to gain the training or education they need to advance or transition to new careers at multiple stages of their lives.Continue reading
Making progress in our lives as adults is a challenge as we juggle multiple family and work responsibilities. Navigating a changing labor market and finding the best pathways between learning and work is daunting and nearly impossible.Continue reading
Our current education and training system is already lagging and failing too many unemployed and underemployed Americans. We need better solutions for our most vulnerable citizens. Building a learning ecosystem that connect 44 million working-class Americans to good jobs and careers is the fundamental challenge our country faces as we prepare for the future of work.
In this report, Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Entangled Solutions examine the opportunities to scale innovative on-ramps.Continue reading
Building an education-to-employment system centered on adult learnersContinue reading
The New Geography of Skills gives cities and regions a new way to compete for talent. In order to build a new learning ecosystem, employers, educators, and state and regional leaders need actionable information to educate and train workers more effectively.Continue reading
About one in five health-care workers has left their job since the pandemic started. This is their story—and the story of those left behind.Continue reading
The Future of Work Initiative, a part of the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities
Program, aims to identify, develop, and amplify solutions that address the challenges of
today while building toward a future in which workers are safe, empowered, and equipped
to thrive in our changing world.
Alexa made moves into health systems and elder care, a new Halo wearable was released and the Amazon Care virtual care service began its expansion this year.Continue reading