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Global EPFP Applications Open - Senior Fellowship on Workforce Development in Germany & Switzerland

Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Workforce Development:
Apprenticeships and Private Sector 
Partnerships in Germany and Switzerland
2018 Global EPFP


Deadline to apply is June 30, 2018. 

From August through December 2018, GEPFP Senior Fellows--experienced education policy leaders and administrators--will participate in monthly two-hour online sessions focused on how economically developed countries prepare young people for a globally interconnected economy and what it means to be "career ready" in the 21st Century.


The program fee is $4,700.00 Please read the document below for details about what is included and what the payment deadlines are.


From October 19 through October 27, GEPFP Senior Fellows will participate in a field study in Germany and Switzerland. They will observe first-hand German and Swiss apprenticeship programs and private sector partnership models, and gain insights into European career training and education reform policies. Senior Fellows will visit schools, universities, and corporations, and will receive briefings from key German and Swiss education leaders and policymakers.

For more information about Global EPFP and the field study to Germany and Switzerland please review the program description.
Please contact GEPFP co-coordinators Bob Monson or Dan Schultz with any questions.

We hope that you take advantage of this unique opportunity!

Through GEPFP, Senior Fellows:

  • Develop greater awareness of how other prepare young people for a globally interconnected economy.
  • Develop a multi-cultural perspective on U.S. efforts to ensure its school are globally competitive. 
  • Observe and engage with leaders shaping school reform efforts. 
  • Establish relationships with global education policy leaders.

The GEPFP experience consists of monthly two-hour online seminars focused on providing context and deep understanding of global policies and issues, an international field experience, and an [optional] policy analysis on some facet of a selected nation’s education policy initiative and its implications for the United States and/or the organization that sponsors the GEPFP experience.


GEPFP is a multi-year effort led by leading experts in global education, Dr. Bob Monson and Dan Schultz, who bring decades of experience in international development and study abroad programs.

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