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Ivy Center promotes robotics program - Pine Bluff Commercial

Robotics - 1 hour 17 min ago

Ivy Center promotes robotics program
Pine Bluff Commercial
Sederick Rice, Ph.D, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, is collaborating with the Ivy Center for Education in robotics and programming, according to a news release. Rice introduced the robotics program to Ivy Center ...

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Commission to decide on funding for new Industrial Park - Claiborne Progress

Industrial Education - 3 hours 52 min ago

Claiborne Progress

Commission to decide on funding for new Industrial Park
Claiborne Progress
That evening, the commissioners will also vote on resolution 2017-075, a Claiborne Board of Education amendment to the Federal Projects Budget. The resolution, if adopted, will allow the school system to adjust the balance by $2,500 with Gear Up grant ...

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New education methods will transform the way students learn, says Mohandas Pai - The Hindu

Industrial Education - 5 hours 57 min ago

The Hindu

New education methods will transform the way students learn, says Mohandas Pai
The Hindu
Education 4.0 is putting students at the heart of educational experience and creating individual learning experiences. Education 1.0 was the traditional method of students going to a Gurukul in India. Then came the universities as in Takshila and ...

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Sciences courses lose popularity to business at university - Daily Nation

Industrial Education - 7 hours 3 min ago

Daily Nation

Sciences courses lose popularity to business at university
Daily Nation
Prof Ddembe Williams, the Project Director for Research and Information at Linking Industry with Academia Trust (LIWA), says the inability for the country to match its academic input with industrial needs could be as a result of the nature of Kenya's ...

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Wolf, Causer, Scarnati agree on supporting children's education - Bradford Era

Robotics - 7 hours 8 min ago

Wolf, Causer, Scarnati agree on supporting children's education
Bradford Era
In 2016, Wolf said he directed the state Department of Labor and Industry to establish the Apprenticeship and Training Office to encourage more businesses and schools to provide apprenticeships. “More than 15,000 people are now getting the specialized ...

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High-tech park - The Financial Express BD

Industrial Education - 7 hours 9 min ago

The Financial Express BD

High-tech park
The Financial Express BD
Before the high-tech park there is a need for preparing the population for reaping the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution. Let the education be streamlined to meet the challenges of the ICT. In a populous country like Bangladesh, the ...

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Eisenhower students show off tech - Norman Transcript

Electrical - 9 hours 33 min ago

Norman Transcript

Eisenhower students show off tech
Norman Transcript
Williams said she is glad Eisenhower hosted the event because it is important for parents to be involved in their children's education. “So it helps to learn what they are doing,” she said. “I think it is good because technology is changing every day ...

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Ingersoll Automotive Donates Laptops To NHS - The Newtown Bee

Automotive Education - 9 hours 52 min ago

Ingersoll Automotive Donates Laptops To NHS
The Newtown Bee
According to Jen Gilbertie, who oversees community partnerships and social media for Ingersoll Automotive, the company also donated laptops to high schools in New Milford, Brookfield, Danbury, Watertown, and Southbury. It also donated laptops to Rogers ...

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Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships | Opinion ... - Herald Review

Machining - 10 hours 9 min ago

Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships | Opinion ...
Herald Review
It's no secret that our workforce is one of our state's greatest assets. Minnesota is home to some of the best educated, hardest working people in the country. We have.

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COLUMN: Why it's essential for Pennsylvania to invest in education - Meadville Tribune

Building Trades - 11 hours 57 min ago

COLUMN: Why it's essential for Pennsylvania to invest in education
Meadville Tribune
More than 15,000 people are now getting the specialized training from nearly 750 apprenticeship programs. They are gaining increased skills, and a nationally recognized credentials, in a wide range of fields from the traditional trades to robotics and ...

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John Deere sponsors Waterloo Career Center program - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Industrial Education - 13 hours 49 min ago

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

John Deere sponsors Waterloo Career Center program
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
WATERLOO -- John Deere Waterloo Operations is donating $30,000 to a high school advanced manufacturing career program over the next three years. The Waterloo Career Center launched the career pathway this fall. The center, operated by Waterloo ...

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Radiohead's Ed O'Brien blasts 'factory education' - Irish Examiner

Industrial Education - 14 hours 42 min ago

Irish Examiner

Radiohead's Ed O'Brien blasts 'factory education'
Irish Examiner
... and an 11-year-old, and having been through education myself, I think on the whole it fails 95% of all children out there. Radiohead performs in Glasgow (Andrew Milligan/PA). “And it makes me really angry. In 500 years, people will look back at the ...

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Venerable Eastwood board member to start 10th term - Sentinel-Tribune

Industrial Education - 16 hours 24 min ago

Sentinel-Tribune

Venerable Eastwood board member to start 10th term
Sentinel-Tribune
He watched the game from the sidelines as Eastwood lost 21-14 in overtime. "Those kids brought a community together like I've never seen before," Helm said. The 1969 Eastwood graduate said his experience in education and business led him to the board ...

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IPFW to add 3 new schools to colleges - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Electrical - 16 hours 48 min ago

IPFW to add 3 new schools to colleges
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW will establish three new schools within existing colleges as it begins to transform into Purdue University Fort Wayne next year. The new School of Polytechnic will merge the department of manufacturing and construction engineering technology and ...

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Amy Klobuchar: Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships - Albert Lea Tribune

Machining - December 8, 2017 - 11:52pm

Albert Lea Tribune

Amy Klobuchar: Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Albert Lea Tribune
But there's a gap in how the accounts are currently structured: '529' education accounts are not available to people who want to pursue an education outside of traditional four-year and vocational schools. That doesn't make economic sense, and it's not ...

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Why is choosing a college major so fraught with anxiety? - Washington Post

Electrical - December 8, 2017 - 11:01pm

Washington Post

Why is choosing a college major so fraught with anxiety?
Washington Post
More than half of students turn to their family and friends for counseling on picking a major, according to a survey released this fall from Gallup and the Strada Education Network. But the study found that those most common sources of advice were also ...

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Buckingham VEX robotics squad in scrum today - TheReporter.Com

Robotics - December 8, 2017 - 10:15pm

Buckingham VEX robotics squad in scrum today
TheReporter.Com
In the last competition before the December holidays, Buckingham Charter High today will field four robotics teams in a scrum at Vanden High in Fairfield. RoboKnights VEX squads will compete against other schools' teams in a contest dubbed “In the Zone ...

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Buckingham VEX robotics squad in scrum today - TheReporter.Com

Robotics - December 8, 2017 - 10:15pm

Buckingham VEX robotics squad in scrum today
TheReporter.Com
In the last competition before the December holidays, Buckingham Charter High today will field four robotics teams in a scrum at Vanden High in Fairfield. RoboKnights VEX squads will compete against other schools' teams in a contest dubbed “In the Zone ...

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ETF: Raising the bar in Oyo education sector by Ajimobi - New Telegraph Newspaper

Industrial Education - December 8, 2017 - 9:35pm

New Telegraph Newspaper

ETF: Raising the bar in Oyo education sector by Ajimobi
New Telegraph Newspaper
Espousing the laudable intention his government has for conceiving the ETF project, Governor Ajimobi on the occasion said, “We are building a good character and knowledge, and I believe that education is knowledge and knowledge is skills and skills ...

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Guest View: We must break stigmas about careers in skilled trades - The State Journal-Register

Automotive Education - December 8, 2017 - 9:25pm

The State Journal-Register

Guest View: We must break stigmas about careers in skilled trades
The State Journal-Register
Maybe you dream of sending your kid to college because you think it's a ticket to a good job. Or, perhaps your idea of “blue collar” work is a job with low pay and limited opportunity. Times have changed and so has the economy. Now, it's important that ...

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