Adult Education News

What’s working for adult education right now?

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 30, 2020

Recently, KET hosted a group of Kentucky-based adult educators to ask what was working for their learners and programs. “It is very encouraging to hear the way adult educators continue to step up no matter the challenge,” said Sarah Wilkins, Director of Adult Education at KET. What's working for your adult learning program during these challenging times? We want to hear YOUR story.

We’d like your Learn at Home feedback

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 9, 2020

The KET Education team would like to know what's working for you and what you need more help with while your students and children are learning at home. Please take a minute to let us know what has been helpful, and what we could improve. Fill out the survey below and include contact information by April 24 to be entered into our random prize drawing for a Chromebook for your classroom and other KET and PBS swag.

Free Access to FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 6, 2020

In response to the global Coronavirus pandemic and out of an abundance of caution, many adult education programs may curb attendance in classroom settings and switch to online instruction. To aid those in need of immediate access to new or expanded online coursework, KET is pleased to offer free access to FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills programs for a 30-day period.

Workplace Essential Skills adds courses in Hospitality and Marketing

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 3, 2020

Contextualized content is important to adult learners looking for relevant content applicable to job skills or work. KET's Workplace Essential Skills teaches targeted math and language arts skills needed in seven high demand career fields. The newest courses are focused on hospitality and marketing. To celebrate, customers can buy any seat in Workplace Essential Skills and get another seat for free.

KET’s FastForward Helps Dream Job Become Reality

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 27, 2020

For most of James Griffin’s life, the fact that he didn’t have a high school diploma rarely gave him much cause for concern. That is, until his dream job suddenly presented itself.

Buy One, Get One Workplace Essential Skills License

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 10, 2020

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills offers contextualized instruction in five high demand career fields! Learners understand content as it relates to jobs within manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, construction and information technology. A soft skills course teaches skills to be more successful in any job. During January buy one license, get one free. Just use code WES2020 when ordering.

On Sale: KET’s TV411 Financial Literacy Kit

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 13, 2019

Autumn and early winter are filled with popular holiday observations. Family gatherings can make for happy memories in some families but lead to unpleasant moments or memories for others. Stretched budgets and expectations related to holiday festivities can sometimes add to the stress level for adults. Help adult students understand the process of budgeting or learn about money and financial strategies by utilizing KET’s TV411 Financial Literacy Kit.

Get help navigating the college financial aid process

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 22, 2019

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available. KET’s College Financial Aid 2020: Education Matters offers help in navigating the all-important college financial aid application process

Join KET for COABE virtual conference

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 15, 2019

Some adult educators are not able to travel to the Coalition of Adult Basic Education annual conference due to budget reductions and time constraints. In an effort to better serve all constituents, COABE introduced virtual conferences a few years ago. They have been met with great response and the next one is coming this month!

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