The takeaway: Even the top candidates in any field—and Woodrow Wilson has always selected the best as its Fellows—need support, not just funding, as they build careers. After all, guidance from others who’ve already been there is the essence of education. Mentoring, when it’s integrated well into professional and intellectual development, smooths the way for gifted people to do their best work.
This post appears in a series of WW Explainers—brief articles that will dig a little deeper into some of the terms, methods, and background of the Foundation’s work. For more from the series, click here. Badges, tokens, self-paced learning: The lexicon of competency-based education crops up more and more frequently these days, particularly in higher education […]
This post is the first in a new series of WW Explainers—brief articles that will dig a little deeper into some of the terms, methods, and background of the Foundation’s work. Late last year, The New York Times reported that some programs which had previously offered internships to college students are now offering those same […]