Pathways to Good Jobs: Higher Ed's Changing Role in Upward Mobility

Overview

Pathways to Good Jobs
Higher Ed's Changing Role in Upward Mobility

The Education Writers Association is pleased to announce that it will launch a training program to help journalists cover changes to the way postsecondary education is — or, too often, isn’t — launching students into good jobs. 

Starting with a two-afternoon (Eastern time) virtual event Dec. 10-11, and continuing with monthly webinars into early 2021, EWA will gather some of the nation’s leading researchers and practitioners of career education as well as labor market experts and employers for a series of interactive and on-the-record webinars.

Journalists will be able to meet and interview sources, get training on new and underutilized data sets revealing earnings from career-oriented educational programs, and swap tips and ideas among themselves. 

This program is free and open to any EWA journalist member, supporting community member, or student member. If you're interested in this event but not an EWA member, you still have time to join. Membership for journalists is free.

The Education Writers Association is pleased to announce that it will launch a training program to help journalists cover changes to the way postsecondary education is — or, too often, isn’t — launching students into good jobs. 

Starting with a two-afternoon (Eastern time) virtual event Dec. 10-11, and continuing with monthly webinars into early 2021, EWA will gather some of the nation’s leading researchers and practitioners of career education as well as labor market experts and employers for a series of interactive and on-the-record webinars.

Journalists will be able to meet and interview sources, get training on new and underutilized data sets revealing earnings from career-oriented educational programs, and swap tips and ideas among themselves. 

This program is free and open to any EWA journalist member, supporting community member, or student member. If you’re interested in this event but not an EWA member, you still have time to join. Membership for journalists is free.

Webinar

How Can We Widen the Pathway to the Middle Class?
Webinar offers background on "middle skills" research and training programs.

One of the most important goals of America’s education system is to launch citizens into “middle class” jobs that pay enough to provide economic security. But the number of those jobs have been shrinking, and the skills needed to land the remaining middle class jobs are changing faster than many traditional educational or training programs have been able to match.

Webinar

Pathways: Experts Offer a Quick Roundup on Student Loan Forgiveness
Webinar will provide journalists with resources, context and answers about education debt forgiveness plans.

Pathways: Experts Offer a Quick Roundup on Student Loan Forgiveness

Proposals to forgive some or all of the nation’s $1.5 trillion in student loans are making headlines as the Biden administration considers how to restart the economy and make the U.S. education system more equitable.

In this EWA webinar, speakers discussed the impact of student debt forgiveness on access to higher education and pathways to good jobs. They shared their insights and answered audience questions on this pressing topic.

Agenda

Agenda for Pathways to Good Jobs
Dec. 10 - 11, 2020

Attendance at EWA’s 2020 Pathways event is free, but is limited to EWA Journalist, Student and Supporting Community members who pre-register.

Journalist non-members interested in this event, can join EWA for free! 

Non-journalists are also welcome to join EWA as Supporting Community Members and attend this event. 

This agenda is tentative and subject to change. It was updated Nov. 19, 2020.

All times are EST.