How Education Can Align With What the Job Market Wants

Learn about the intersection of education research and the labor market with host Jason Altmire as he chats with Jeff Strohl, Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW). They explore the significance of certificates and certifications, the critical role employers play in workforce development, and the challenges of aligning educational programs with labor market demands.

The discussion also covers CEW’s annual ranking of colleges and universities. Strohl explains the variation among institutions, including the performance of for-profit institutions in delivering high-quality education to students. Additionally, they examine the benefits of short-term Pell Grants and the impact of the push toward transparency and accountability in evaluating educational outcomes.


Jeff Strohl