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Vocational & Adult

Classes and services that help adults learn new skills or skills directly related to a occupation

Education Subcategories


What is vocational education and why is it important?

Vocational education and training are educational programs that provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to successfully enter a chosen trade or career. Vocational education prepares students for specific jobs, and teaches practical, hands-on skills that are needed for success in the workplace. Vocational education is important as it allows people to acquire the skills and knowledge they need to gain meaningful employment and to increase their earning potential.

What is adult education and why is it important?

Adult education includes learning activities that are specifically geared towards adult learners. These activities encompass courses for professional development, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. Adult education can help further professional development, provide skills and knowledge for job advancement, and can even provide a pathway for career changes. It can also help people to keep up with technological changes, develop job-relevant skills, and to remain engaged and informed citizens.

How is technology playing an important role in improving vocational and adult education?

Education Technology is playing an important role in improving vocational and adult education by offering comprehensive, accessible and flexible solutions that can be tailored to the varied needs of students. Technology-based learning solutions provide students with an efficient and effective way of acquiring and retaining knowledge, as well as the tools to foster collaboration and engagement. Technology also improves student access to educational opportunities, making it more accessible for everyone regardless of geographical location or financial resources.

Vocational & Adult Organizations

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Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School

The Carlos Rosario School delivers high-quality education, career training, and supportive services that enable adult immigrants to realize their dreams while strengthening our community and economy.
Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
Global Peace & Safety
Education
Washington, DC
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Techfugees

Techfugees is an impact-driven global organisation aimed at building a sustainable ecosystem of “tech for refugee” solutions & supporting the inclusion of refugees and displaced people into the tech industry.
Human Rights & Equality
Education
London, England
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Opus

Up-skill your workforce at scale, increase productivity, and watch your employees grow with Opus. The first text-based training solution that meets workers where they are. How it works
Education
New York, NY, USA
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Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

Non-profit dedicated to teaching mindfulness & emotional intelligence to leaders around the world
Education
San Francisco, CA, USA

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Principal Product Manager, Product Expansion
Guild
Remote (USA) - $190K - $235K
Education

At Guild, we believe talent is everywhere and that opportunity should be too. We continue to have our home and headquarters in Denver, but we have embraced a distributed model of working to reach t…

Posted 3 weeks ago
Senior Manager, Impact Data & Evaluation
Dream Corps
Oakland, CA/Remote (USA) - $94K - $110K
Economic Development
+ 1 more

Agency Overview 

Dream.Org closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity into the green economy. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with …

Posted 3 weeks ago
Sr. Instructional Designer - Data Science / AI
Codecademy
New York, NY/Remote (USA) - $80K - $100K
Education

We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. 

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online…

Posted 3 weeks ago
Senior Cloud Data Engineer
Universal Technical Institute
Remote (USA) - $130K - $140K
Economic Development
+ 1 more

Overview

Are you ready to be part of the extraordinary future of technical education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, innovative environment where your leadership can make a tangible impact? If so…

Posted 4 weeks ago
Sr. Instructional Designer - Web Development
Codecademy
Remote (USA) - $80K - $100K
Education

We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. 

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online…

Posted 3 weeks ago
Sr. Instructional Designer - Data Science
Codecademy
Remote (USA) - $80K - $100K
Education

We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. 

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online…

Posted 3 weeks ago
Business Applications Administrator
Universal Technical Institute
Phoenix, AZ - $75K - $85K
Economic Development
+ 1 more

Overview:

Are you passionate about technology and interested in joining a community of collaborative colleagues who respectfully and enthusiastically seek to deliver best in class service, support and…

Posted 3 weeks ago
Sr Business Analyst
Universal Technical Institute
Phoenix, AZ - $92K - $105K
Economic Development
+ 1 more

Overview

Are you ready to be part of the extraordinary future of technical education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, innovative environment where your leadership can make a tangible impact? If so…

Posted 4 weeks ago
Sr. IT Project Manager
Universal Technical Institute
Phoenix, AZ - $112K - $122K
Economic Development
+ 1 more

Overview:

Are you ready to be part of the extraordinary future of technical education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, innovative environment where your leadership can make a tangible impact? If so, we wa…

Posted 3 weeks ago
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