Partnerships for Innovation
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) conducts ongoing evaluations of its science education programs as a way to learn and improve on each program’s performance. By doing so, we not only demonstrate the impact of our results, but through careful data analysis, we identify long-term labor trend characteristics of our nation’s scientific workforce.
Our education specialists analyze many factors influencing labor trends including employment rates and forecasts; participation of women and other minority groups; stay rates attributed to foreign program participants; competitive salary ranges; and the rate of degree production.
In support of our Research-Based Approach, we guarantee the most effective and efficient science education programs through:
Our efforts to evaluate and constantly improve the effectiveness of our programs result in participants who are more likely to: