Open Up the Debate for World Class Apprenticeships: An Introduction to the Knowhow Economy

By |2019-08-19T09:14:29-04:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Careers, Franklin Apprenticeships Interviews, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , |

Tom Bewick, esteemed partner of Franklin Apprenticeships and leading authority on the expansion and delivery of apprenticeship programs throughout the United States and United Kingdom, authored "World Class Apprenticeships: Are They the Answer to the Age of Stagnation?" a paper that sheds light on the need for global apprenticeship reform. Bewick’s research — derived from roundtable discussions [...]

A New Era for Apprenticeships: The Opportunity for Stronger U.S. Programs

By |2019-08-19T09:16:47-04:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeships, Blog, Changing The American Workforce, Why Apprenticeships?|Tags: , , |

Insights from an Expert Economist In a recent Urban Wire blog post from the Urban Institute: How apprenticeships offer wins for the Trump administration, workers, companies, and taxpayers, economist Robert I. Lerman outlines plans Secretary of Labor candidate nominee Andrew Pudzer should consider regarding the country’s apprenticeship program. The post reviews weak outcomes of current programs, and [...]