Throughout the United States, we only meet the needs of four percent of adult English language learners who are immigrants. In this latest edition of Language Magazine, Dr. Katie Nielson, Chief Education Officer at Voxy, provides insight into the radical re-thinking required to make language programs in the U.S. more effective.
Voxy is excited to be part of an initiative with Lancôme and ProLiteracy that will improve the literacy skills of women throughout the United States. In the US, 43 million adults are low literate and two-thirds of this population (28 million) are women. Learn more about the Write Her Future Campaign.
Amazon recently unveiled “Upskilling 2025,” an initiative to retrain employees from their corporate offices through fulfillment centers. HR Technologist, a respected publication for HR and L&D professionals, interviewed tech industry leaders to get key takeaways from Amazon’s announcement.
With years of experience in linguistics, Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katie Nielson, is able to offer modern approaches to workplace language training. Her recent article, published in Training Magazine, a leading professional and workforce development publication, offers expert advice on “The Do’s and Don’ts of Language Training”.
Maine has the oldest median age in the U.S, a growing immigrant population and elevated demand for healthcare. MaineHealth, the largest healthcare provider (and employer) in the region is taking steps now to attract and develop the best talent. Read how MaineHealth and the iEnglish program—powered by Voxy—are helping immigrants pave career pathways.
With our interest in delivering Voxy to new international markets, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) became aware of Voxy’s hard work and encouraged our researching, identifying, and establishing new relationships. Noting our expansion in France, we won the DOC’s Export Achievement Certificate.
As a former college professor turned education technology executive, Voxy’s Dr. Katie Nielson has expert advice on implementing instructional technology. In her recently published article, “Ed Tech Buyers: Don’t Ask These Four Questions,” Katie explores questions to avoid while offering alternative information to consider.
Members of the Voxy team have been busy attending events focused on advancements in workplace language training. From ASU GSV in San Diego to NAWB in Washington, DC and beyond, we have our hands are full. See what we’ve been up to as we recap with snapshots from our early spring 2019 events.
Education Dive, a leading education industry publication, recently featured Voxy in an article that dives into how artificial intelligence is lending itself to improved personalized learning, classroom accessibility, and enhanced educational tools. Here we take a closer look at how Voxy’s AI-powered platform has the ability to make language learning programs faster, better, and stronger.