For administrators of programs with ESL students, there is intense pressure to set up distance learning courses fast while also ensuring that they meet the unique needs of language learners. Continue reading to see a few Voxy organizations which have successfully transitioned to online and blended programs.
We are always excited when people attending our webinars have lots of questions and comments. In this special edition of the Voxy blog, we’re answering five questions that came into the Voxy team after we had finished the COABE webinar.
Futuro’s commitment to addressing not only the healthcare skills gap but also to creating meaningful career pathways for Spanish speakers and improving the quality of patient care will improve countless lives.
Recently, Voxy was a featured presenter at two prominent national conferences: The National Association for Workforce Boards (NAWB) 2020 Forum and the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) National Conference. Continue reading to see highlights of our presentations from each conference.
Voxy was a featured panelist during Jobs for the Future (JFF): Horizons 2020, an annual conference that brings together trailblazers in education, employment, and technology to discuss (and design) action-oriented solutions to economic challenges, and beyond.
Somber news is all around us but what’s currently happening at the University of Maryland (UMD) is a bright spot. Led by innovative thinking, the University decided to launch several Voxy pilot programs which have recently been extended. Continue reading as we highlight the success of the University of Maryland.
Missed your chance to attend one of Voxy’s recent New Americans Initiative webinars? You can now view recent webinar recordings, on-demand, and at a time convenient to you. Through our webinars, Voxy’s New Americans Initiative strives to empower workforce development administrators, instructors and other adult education leaders to pave career paths for immigrants, refugees and other incumbent workers.
Futuro Health recently announced Voxy as a partner to help alleviate the healthcare worker shortage, now worsened by COVID-19. Futuro Health is a nonprofit focusing on improving community health through increased healthcare talent pipelines. Continue reading to learn about the partnership with Voxy.
There is a national shortage of skilled workers, and it is only projected to get worse. At the same time, we have had an influx of both refugees and immigrants who are often trapped in low-wage jobs without the potential for promotion or advancement simply because they do not have the English language skills they need for further professional development.
For the maintenance team, cabin crew, and other passenger services staff who are English language learners, sector-specific language training is important, not only in sustaining passenger safety and satisfaction but in preventing emergencies. Continue reading for an overview of the aviation-specific language training Voxy offers.