Now in its 46th year, the CAEL Conference is widely known as the leading place to support adult
learners through PLA and Credit for Prior Learning advancement. But it's also a place where leaders
across the work-learn-earn spectrum make necessary connections between education and career
success to generate the powerful ideas that promote sustainable and equitable economic growth to
transform individuals and help communities thrive.
Get inspired to innovate.
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, CENTRE FOR THE NEW WORKFORCE AT SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
“The coronavirus has acted as an accelerant in our transformation to digital. Within two weeks of the World Health Organization declaring this a global pandemic, entire companies transitioned to distributed workforces while full school systems from K-12 through higher ed and learning and development organizations converted to online learning. This is incredible adaptation at scale showing us a glimmer of what we are capable of doing.”
FOUNDER AND CEO AT STUDENT-READY STRATEGIES
“As a result of the global pandemic, millions of adults are finding themselves unemployed or underemployed. Many of them will turn to higher education as a path to a credential and better job opportunities, and it’s imperative that institutions are ready to support them. I’m excited to share strategies that will help colleges and universities put needed structures in place, making it possible for more adult learners to meet their academic goals and get back into the workforce.”
How the Online Classroom is Different
Marketing Strategies: Attracting Adult Learners
Marketing Strategies: Using product differentiation and social media to enhance your outreach
Using the Flipped Approach for Synchronous Online Learning
Improving Programs with Labor Market Data: How labor market data can improve student outcomes
Built Competently: Leveraging Quality Standards in Competency-Based Education (CBE) Programs
Adaption Advantage: Leading in a Post Pandemic World
Q&A with Heather McGowan
Calling for a global convening of leaders, experts and changemakers
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the CAEL Conference has been reimagined as a virtual event, free to all CAEL members. We'll gather as one community, risk-free, to chart the course to recovery where every adult has a pathway to lifelong learning and meaningful work.View the schedule
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