Strategies

Made in Durham community partners collaborate on six strategies to build an education-to-work system for Durham that effectively links work and learning for Durham youth.

Strategic Leadership

Building an effective operating model for community collaboration that accomplishes our shared vision and goals. MORE

Data for Decision-making

Tracking young people and their education-to-career path to enable strategic action, chart our progress and measure success. MORE

Career Pathways

Facilitating the construction of a sequence of courses and associated supports that lead to credentials valued in the local labor market. MORE

Employer Engagement

Engaging employers deeply in developing an education-to-career system that establishes a robust talent pipeline to meet their labor needs.  MORE

Youth Engagement

Ensuring youth and young adults in Durham inform and fully participate in creating and evaluating our education-to-career system. MORE

Opportunity Youth

Developing a clear sequence of steps by which young people who are behind or disconnected from school or work can complete high school and postsecondary education. MORE

Research shows that the prospect of a good job and meaningful career is a powerful motivator for young people to stay in school and complete postsecondary education.

 

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