NAM’s Manufacturing Institute releases “Roadmap to Education Reform for Manufacturing”

Roadmap Cover GraphicMarch 31, 2011, Washington, DC—The Manufacturing Institute, the non-profit affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, has released a comprehensive blueprint for education reform designed to develop the 21st-century talent critical to U.S. manufacturing and global competitiveness.

The Roadmap to Education Reform for Manufacturing lays out six principles for innovative reform, including moving to competency-based education; establishing and expanding industry-education partnerships; infusing technology in education; creating excitement for manufacturing careers; applying manufacturing principles like “lean” to reduce education costs; and, expanding successful youth development programs.

Read the complete press release from The Manufacturing Institute.

Download the Roadmap for Reform document.

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