Learning Blog

Thoughts and musings about learning and technology.

Training for High Reliability

If we get this wrong, people may die. Some functions require higher reliability than others. “Reliability” as it’s used here refers to the stakes involved. If your high reliability functions are done wrong, serious damage ensues.

Read more to learn about training for high reliability functions.

Dropping Out Is Not The End

Dropouts still pay a social price for choosing to leave school early. Yet the very schools they abandon have in far too many cases already abandoned them. We will not “fix” the “dropout problem” by sending dropouts back to school. If school was effective for them, they wouldn’t have dropped out in the first place.

The only realistic option for dropouts – and for those of us in society who care about them – is to help them create new paths, new options, new direction.

Training for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

The top 10 “in demand” jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004.

This trend will not reverse, or even slow. If anything it is accelerating. Most of the future’s best, most important and most interesting jobs haven’t been created yet. Our mission is to provide skills training for those jobs.

The OnRamp

Our economy is divided into those stuck in the traffic of yesterday and those in the express lane toward tomorrow. The difference is an onramp. Coming soon: OnRamp Jobs, from Canis Learning Systems.

SLoodling Along?

Progress comes in bumps and slides, sometimes. You work along for a while with nothing to show for it, and then all of the sudden a few things start to come together. You take those few things and add a few more things; before you know it, you’ve made a little progress. That’s how things …

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