This piece reframes how we look at skills, asking us to recognize that technical and job specific skills are more perishable than transferable “durable” skills.
ABC Skills Hub is a free online learning portal that offers asynchronous, on-demand courses in work skills, financial literacy, and digital literacy.
SkillUp is a coalition of education and training nonprofits that provides an online repository of free self-paced career exploration resources.
Talent Transformation is a free membership service that provides assessments, curated learning experiences, articles, podcasts, and webcasts focused on preparing adults for the future of work.
YouScience offers game-based aptitude and interest tests to help users discover their natural talents and identify promising careers, as well as offering industry-recognized certification exams.
Digital Skill Sets for Diverse Users is a digital and life skills framework that is used as a comparison with existing digital skills frameworks and curricula.
The Competency Model Clearinghouse resource can be used to develop curriculum, assessments, and instruction aligned with skills, abilities, and knowledge required in different occupations.
ISTE Standards are competencies for learning, teaching, and leadership in effective use of technology in education.
The Work Readiness Tool from the Workforce Investment Act Youth Program is a checklist and rubric of foundational life skills needed for successful employment.
Upkey offers a virtual career readiness platform with gamified learning, virtual coaches and internships, and connections to industry professionals to prepare students for the world of work.
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