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This presentation outlines why the U.S. must adopt a strategy of life-long-learning as a long-term employment strategy.

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  • 1. Unemployment& Education A Concept for Course Correction Robert Sulkow

2. Summary

  • Unemployment is up
  • Businesses need skilled workers
  • Education - long-term solution

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 3. Background & Problems

  • Technology
  • Globalization
  • Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 4. Unemployment Rate

  • June 2008 5.5% -June 2010 9.5%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 5. Unemployment Rate

  • Disproportionate Unemployment and Wages

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 6. Background & Problems

  • Technology
  • Globalization
  • Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 7. Technology

  • Loss of middle-skill and blue collar jobs

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 8. Background & Problems

  • Technology
  • Globalization
  • Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 9. Globalization

  • Competing for Jobs

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 10. Background & Problems

  • Technology
  • Globalization
  • Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 11. Education

  • The Disconnect

Source: Department of Education Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 12. Solutions

  • Life-Long-Learning
  • Worker Education Programs
  • Government Intervention
  • Unemployment: Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 13. Solutions

  • Life-Long-Learning
  • Worker Education Programs
  • Government Intervention
  • Unemployment: Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 14. Worker Education Programs

  • Benefits
    • Employers
    • Employees

Source: The Conference Board Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 15. Solutions

  • Life-Long-Learning
  • Worker Education Programs
  • Government Intervention
  • Unemployment: Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 16. Solutions

  • Life-Long-Learning
  • Worker Education Programs
  • Government Intervention
  • Unemployment: Education

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 17. Conclusion

  • Benefits
    • Attract businesses
    • Compete globally
    • Morale
  • Status quo
    • Perpetually unemployed class
    • Growing income gap
    • Civil unrest

Unemployment & Education -A Concept for Course Correction 18. Unemployment& Education Questions & Answers