Guild and C-BEN release resource on agile work-learn model

The future we’ve all been talking about — waves of automation, massive employment churn, dire need for upskilling and reskilling — is here. But we’ve yet to build a next generation education model that’s up to the challenge of serving today’s working learners and closing the gap between education and career. To gear up, we need a better way to define, measure, and talk about learning, and competencies give us that language.

Released in 2021, Gearing Up: How Competencies Enable the Agile Work-Learn Model, authored by C-BEN’s President Charla Long and Advisory Board Member Lisa McIntyre-Hite illustrates how competencies are essential to enabling the agile work-learn model that learners and our country need to thrive.

About the Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN)

C-BEN is a network of institutions, employers, and experts who believe competencies can unlock the future of learning — making education and training more flexible, responsive, and valuable. We support stakeholders across the spectrum of competency-based learning, from institutions and employers who want to embed competencies into their existing programs to those looking to design full competency-based degree programs from the ground up. For more information, visit C-BEN.org

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