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Adult Education

  • Courageous Learning
    There are more than 93 million Americans in the workforce today without a degree. Their standard of living is falling and their earnings gap is increasing. These adults missed their chance to go to college - or never finished a degree program. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)
  • Dropping Back In
    A new documentary series, "Dropping Back In" is part of the national adult education initiative Fast Forward. There are five half-hour programs. Each program features inspiring stories of former dropouts telling their personal stories, profiles of institutions and organizations that are forging innovative solutions, and leading experts discussing key issues. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)
  • Workplace Essential Skills (Als)
    This exciting video series helps those who are unemployed and under-employed develop essential skills for finding and keeping a job. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)

TV for Thinkers

  • Curiosity Quest
    CURIOSITY QUEST is an upbeat family program that explores what you are curious about. In each episode, host Joel Greene, takes viewers on an unscripted hands-on exploration to answer letters of curiosity. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)
  • Visionkeepers
    Created and hosted by Dan Barham, VISIONKEEPERS profiles individuals and organizations across the United States making an impact through innovative methods and programs focused on sustainability, the environment, education and community. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)
  • Well Read
    WELL READ opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)

Help for your Kids

  • Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is the fun, new, fast-paced TV series where kids teach kids about money and entrepreneurship. Created for school-aged children, each half-hour episode features several young business owners and philanthropists who share their success stories. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)
  • Geoculture: Teaching Kids About The World
    This series inspires children to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa. These short programs will entertain and teach kids about the world in which they live. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)
  • Teen Kids News
    TEEN KIDS NEWS is a dynamic news program for teens and pre-teens by teens. The half-hour weekly program provides information and news to students in a way that's educational as well as entertaining. The focus of the program is young people, so all the stories are in their words. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)

Education News

  • Job Centered Learning
    Many economist, business owners, and labor leaders have raised alarm about a rising skills gap in the United States between the jobs that are available and those with the skills needed to fill them. (Broadcast on UEN-TV)