LERN has tracked 28 member continuing education organizations that have simply been shut down in the last two years, more we are sure are gone. Mergers and consolidations of continuing education units are on the way. The community education movement in the United States, once in 1,500 public schools, now in fewer than 500 and declining.
And now this forecast: that companies will no longer train their employees, in part because of the more frequent shifting of the workforce now (Time to Start Thinking, Edward Luce, page 39).
What do you think?
Photo: a 5 foot tall beaver dam, biggest one I have ever had to haul my canoe over, on Muskrat Creek in Wisconsin.