The leader in linking learning and work, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) pursues work at all levels within the public and private sectors to enhance learning opportunities for adults around the world.
At the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), everything we do supports one goal: Making it easier for people to get the education and training they need. We do this by finding practical ways to link people’s education to their jobs or future careers. We also support ways to link learning from their work and life experiences to their educational goals—so they earn their degrees and credentials faster. Here are the specific ways CAEL works to help adults get the education they need:
This publication is part of CAEL’s ongoing series of case studies on competency-based education (CBE) programs in the U.S. The new case study is of Salt Lake Community College’s ambitious CE initiative, which launched with 10 active programs in 2015 and many more under development.
This guide is intended to serve as a resource for state leaders who wish to promote PLA policy, whether through new higher education policy or through legislation. It includes background information on PLA and why a state- or systemwide approach can be helpful, information on the kinds of policies that other states and systems are adopting, and case studies of both general approaches to state- or systemwide PLA and approaches designed specifically to benefit veterans.
With thousands of baby boomers retiring each day, knowledge transfer has never been more important. What do we mean by “knowledge transfer”? It’s the process of transferring knowledge from one part of the organization to another in an effort to organize, create, capture and distribute knowledge to ensure its availability for future users.