• Finance

    States requiring personal finance classes need to train teachers too

    FG Trade | iStock | Getty Images (State of financial education: Many money problems Americans face could have been avoided if financial literacy was taught earlier in school. That knowledge helps create a foundation for students to build strong money habits early and avoid many mistakes that lead to a lifelong of money struggles. This story is part of a series looking at the current financial education landscape in this country.) As more states move toward requiring personal finance coursework in their schools, they may want to consider who’s going to teach it — and how. While the curriculum generally  

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  • Business Analysts

    Philadelphia Works and Aon’s new apprenticeship program will train future business analysts

    A new apprenticeship program supported by Philadelphia Works and global professional services company Aon has an aim to diversify the business analyst workforce. Philadelphia Works President and CEO Patrick Clancy told Technical.ly the new program will both provide job opportunities and support employers’ talent needs. The partnership will combine academic instruction with on-the-job training, as students will work 28 hours a week for Aon, and spend 12 hours a week in courses at the Community College of Philadelphia. “Historically, most apprenticeships have been in building trades,” he said. “What we’re seeing is more and more jobs in IT and  

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