Educating the Future Workforce and Closing the Global Skills Gap

P-TECH 9-14 School Model is a pioneering education reform initiative created by IBM, to prepare young people with the academic, technical and professional skills required for 21st Century Jobs and ongoing education. P-TECH represents the best of what public-private partnerships can look like, with students taking high school and college coursework simultaneously and engaging in industry-guided workforce development.

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Innovation grows from partnerships

A P-TECH school relies on developing and sustaining healthy partnerships. Successful partnerships are characterized by shared responsibility and decision-making, close collaboration and honest communication.

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Industry Partners

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School Partners

College Partners

Industry Partners

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Case Studies

This deep trust has given the Steering Committee the ability to successfully define its goals and responsibilities and the flexibility to quickly address gaps as they arise.

Case Study: Setting the Foundation: Launch of NECA’s Steering Committee

You have to find that rare instructor who has both – the expertise and the teaching ability.

Case Study: Going to College in the ninth grade

We have to help students … hone the problem-solving mindset that will enable them to make the leap easily to jobs that do not exist yet.

Case Study: Developing the Mindset for Jobs of the Future

P-TECH is about promise, but it’s also about expectation.

Case Study: P-TECH begins with a Great School Leader
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When ambition meets opportunity.

P-TECH is a global education model that offers students all over the world the opportunity to develop skills and competencies that will translate directly to competitive careers. Learn more about our schools and our students below.

Our Schools

  • Energy Tech High School

    North America
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