The future is bright as traditional academic institutions and vocational schools are reinventing how students learn
When you think about vocational education, you might conjure up a picture of a mechanic or a carpenter. Historically, vocational education, rooted in learning a particular skill set, was positioned in direct contrast with traditional higher-education learning, based primarily on academic theory.
Vocational education often was deemed a second-tier educational choice for those who could not go to college. Today, however, vocational education is making a comeback.
In today’s information economy, demand for specialized, technical skills has become...