Reports

The Global Pathways Institute has been involved in several reports demonstrating the importance of career and workforce development. Learn more by exploring the reports below.

 
 
Coalition for Career Development

Coalition for Career Development

Career Readiness for All

April 2019

The White Paper grew out of the National Career Development Summit the Coalition for Career Development held in Washington, D.C. in September 2018. The paper calls for making career readiness/career development a central priority in American education, and presents a blueprint for transforming K-12 and post-secondary education to achieve this goal.

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Education Commission of the States, Global Pathways Institute and WIN Learning

Education Commission of the States, Global Pathways Institute and WIN Learning

Six Essential Strategies for Creating Effective State Career Pathway Systems

May 2018

While hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent on education reform, relatively few resources have been devoted to career development — and the costs of this neglect are staggering. To meet the challenge of creating effective state career pathway systems, the Global Pathways Institute and Education Commission of the States partnered to convene a Thinkers Meeting comprising national experts in April 2018. They framed the discussion around six core elements, which can be explored by accessing the report below.

 
Harvard Graduate School of Education led by William Symonds

Harvard Graduate School of Education led by William Symonds

Pathways to Prosperity

Feb 2011

William Symonds, the director of Global Pathways Institute, had primary responsibility for preparing the report while serving as director of the Pathways to Prosperity Project at Harvard from 2008-2013.

The report highlighted our national failure to prepare many young Americans to lead successful lives as adults. It argued that we could reverse this failure if we worked together to forge pathway systems that would more effectively prepare young people for economic independence.