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We are frequently asked for our thoughts on Income Share Agreements (ISAs) and if we would ever consider building an ISA of our own.
The question makes sense. Similar to Skills Fund’s outcomes-based financing model, ISAs - in theory - should align incentives between those enabling a student's education and a student's ultimate outcome. But in our extensive research and attempts to build a student-first version, we found otherwise.
In our latest whitepaper, Income Share Agreements: More Peril than Promise, Skills Fund assesses the reputational and...more
Skills Fund’s Chief Impact Officer, Yuanxia Ding, had the opportunity to speak about quality assurance and the future of outcomes-based education at this year’s QM Connect Conference. Yuanxia sat down with Deb Adair, Quality Matter’s Executive Director, to discuss trends and issues related to evaluating schools and determining student outcomes.
Breaking Into Startups is committed to helping underrepresented populations access and succeed in the tech industry. In a recent podcast episode, the team featured Skills Fund's CEO, Rick O'Donnell. Rick shared his thoughts on career transitions, education financing, and outcomes-driven higher education – check out the episode below!more
Insight’s full-time fellowship programs are designed to train students to become top data scientists in high-demand positions. In 7 short weeks, Insight Fellows learn the skills they need to begin a career in data science, data engineering, health data science, artificial intelligence, or data product management.more
Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Helio Training offers Utah's best hands-on full-stack coding bootcamps to help new and experienced software developers hone their skills. With immersive, part-time, and online courses in Full Stack Web Development as well as a part-time UX/UI program, there's an option for everyone to jump in and quickly skill up to a new career.more
More than 44 million Americans have some form of student loan debt, and the national student loan debt toll is over $1.5 trillion — and climbing. With so many people in debt, it is perhaps unsurprising that a number of borrowers are faced with difficulty in paying off their student loans.more
According to a recent Bloomberg article, Job postings for data scientists rose 75 percent from January 2015 to January 2018 at Indeed.com, while job searches for data scientist roles rose 65 percent. There’s a rising demand for data scientists throughout the country, and companies are scrambling to find talent in an unsaturated job market. Metis, an accredited data science training company, is working to fill that...more
A commercial driver's license (CDL) is a license that is required of drivers to operate heavy vehicles on USA roadways. There are several different classifications of CDL licenses based on the weight of the vehicle. The fastest and easiest way for someone to obtain their CDL license is to take a training course. Typically these courses are less than a month long. Due to the countrywide shortage of truck drivers, students who get their...more