Apprenticeships During the Pandemic: Cross-National Lessons Learned in Germany and the US
Apprenticeships offer the opportunity for workers to learn a career on-the-job through work-based learning and mentoring with supplemental classroom training. What happens, though, when a pandemic halts in-person activities that may be essential for apprenticeships? During the pandemic, organizations had to quickly rethink accommodating online and hybrid learning, hiring strategies, and mentoring in real-time. Consequently, the last 18 months have produced new strategies and innovations in how apprenticeship programs across the globe were implemented.
Please join the Urban Institute and DIAG USA for a reflection on cross-national apprenticeship lessons learned, with a focus on how German and US organizations adapted and fared during the pandemic.
Stefan Dietl, Global Head of Vocational Education, Festo
Diana Elliott, Principal Research Associate, Urban Institute
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