Thursday, November 07, 2019 5:00 PM ~ 7:00 PM ET

Steadily increasingly competition in the global economy and swiftly advancing technology are profoundly changing the workplace and the skills required for professional success. Well-designed, future-ready vocational education and training (VET) systems are becoming even more vital to a country’s success.

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Is the current U.S. system of career and technical education (CTE) up to the challenge? How are other countries responding, and what lessons can we learn from their efforts?

To answer these questions, please join New America for an international tour of competing VET systems and the contexts they grew out of, as we discuss Marc Tucker’s new book, Vocational Education and Training for a Global Economy: Lessons from Four Countries.

Join New America as we welcome Marc Tucker of the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) and a panel of career and technical education experts to discuss What’s Next for Skills Training in America and What Can We Learn from Other Countries’ Efforts? 

Moderator(s)

New America

Presenter(s)

Anne-Marie Slaughter
CEO, New America

Marc Tucker
Editor, Vocational Education and Training for a Global Economy: Lessons from Four Countries
Founder and Senior Fellow, National Center on Education and the Economy

Nancy Hoffman
Author, Vocational Education and Training for a Global Economy: Lessons from Four Countries
Senior Advisor, Jobs For The Future

William E. “Brit” Kirwan
Chair, Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education

Taylor White
Senior Policy Analyst, Center on Education & Skills, New America

Vivien Stewart
Author, Vocational Education and Training for a Global Economy: Lessons from Four Countries
Senior Advisor, Education, Asia Society