Scott Laband

The American Dream Remains Within Reach — in Switzerland

Originally published in: For a better path to the middle class for many students — and a great recruiting pipeline for companies — U.S. education policymakers should consider the business apprenticeship model popular in Switzerland, Scott Laband, president of Colorado

Jon Kinning

How the Swiss May Shape the Future of Colorado Apprenticeship Programs

A group of 50 delegates from Colorado and Washington D.C. traveled to Zurich, Switzerland during the first week of February 2016 to gain insight from the successful Swiss dual system apprenticeship program known as Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education

Scott Laband

Swiss Apprenticeships – A Model for Colorado

  There’s far more to Switzerland than fine chocolate and specialty watches. In fact, the thriving European country is the site of an innovative apprenticeship model that is successfully meeting the needs of both the country’s students and its employers