Burning Glass in partnership with the Business-Higher Education Forum released The New Foundational Skills of the Digital Economy: Developing the Professionals of the Future. This report identifies 14 foundational skills including: 1) human skills; 2) digital building block skills; and 3) business enabler skills that they believe are crucial for people who want to keep pace with a changing job market. Read more.
Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued a proclamation declaring March as ‘STEAM Month’ in Rhode Island. STEAM Month highlights the work Rhode Island is currently doing to support STEAM education and economic development. On Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6, members of the Governor’s Cabinet will embark on a series of visits that highlight Rhode Island’s educational programs, work-based learning opportunities, and workforce development efforts that will support STEAM’s continued growth. Read more.