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A cut above: Woodworking school celebrating 25th anniversary - Daily Journal

Wood Working - 3 hours 50 min ago

Daily Journal

A cut above: Woodworking school celebrating 25th anniversary
Daily Journal
... was used to make tiny precision cuts before advanced machines could do it automatically. Even though students at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking have access to laser-cut saws and other high-tech tools, these students came specifically to learn ...

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BOE considers new special education classroom - Daily Mountain Eagle

Robotics - 4 hours 43 min ago

Daily Mountain Eagle

BOE considers new special education classroom
Daily Mountain Eagle
The Walker County Board of Education is considering a new classroom that will benefit special needs students in Walker County. Director of Student Services Butch Sargent gave a passionate plea to board members and Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins ...

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BOE considers new special education classroom - Daily Mountain Eagle

Robotics - 4 hours 43 min ago

Daily Mountain Eagle

BOE considers new special education classroom
Daily Mountain Eagle
The Walker County Board of Education is considering a new classroom that will benefit special needs students in Walker County. Director of Student Services Butch Sargent gave a passionate plea to board members and Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins ...

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Parents, teachers told to prepare children for Industry 4.0 - The Borneo Post

Industrial Education - 6 hours 26 min ago

Parents, teachers told to prepare children for Industry 4.0
The Borneo Post
Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dato Sri Michael Manyin said everybody in the world including in Sarawak is now talking about 4.0, which means they are going to leapfrog from 2.0 without having to go through 3.0. “So what does ...

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Pickering School to Receive New Woodworking Lab - Lynn Journal

Wood Working - 6 hours 32 min ago

Pickering School to Receive New Woodworking Lab
Lynn Journal
“We settled on the woodworking shop which is going to be split in two, and there will basically be 30 students per half and that's going to all be completely renovated and brought to the 20th century technology-wise, all at the expense of the Boston ...

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Centralia High School Awarded $33000 for Robotics Program - Centralia Chronicle

Robotics - 7 hours 36 min ago

Centralia Chronicle

Centralia High School Awarded $33000 for Robotics Program
Centralia Chronicle
Robotics provides students with meaningful education in (a) hands-on environment,” robotics Coach Lance Ulrigg said in a press release. “They learn complex and strategic problem solving, higher-order thinking, and other skills that are beneficial as ...

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Gateway's Manufacturing Expo: Students explore range of opportunities for careers in manufacturing - User-generated content (press release)

Machining - 7 hours 41 min ago

Gateway's Manufacturing Expo: Students explore range of opportunities for careers in manufacturing
User-generated content (press release)
Gateway offers credentials and certification in electrical technology, machining, mechatronics, welding, industrial technology and related areas. The training prepares students for immediate entry into the job market, or to pursue more education ...

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MVP and OpenLedger Team With Holy Angel University to Create Blockchain Innovation Lab - Markets Insider

Electrical - October 20, 2017 - 11:55pm

MVP and OpenLedger Team With Holy Angel University to Create Blockchain Innovation Lab
Markets Insider
DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blockchain technology is getting a higher education. ... The OpenLedger MVP Blockchain Innovation Laboratory will benefit the next generation of lawyers, business analysts, IT professionals and electrical engineers.

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Statewide Toyota maintenance contest held at EMCC - Starkville Daily News

Automotive Education - October 20, 2017 - 11:52pm

Starkville Daily News

Statewide Toyota maintenance contest held at EMCC
Starkville Daily News
Batchelor said high school students had the opportunity to earn the ASE certification through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). He said 300,0000 employees in the automotive sector were going to retire before 2020 ...

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Jobs increasing in AZ but not quite reaching southern part of th ... - Tucson News Now

Machining - October 20, 2017 - 9:42pm

Jobs increasing in AZ but not quite reaching southern part of th ...
Tucson News Now
The latest Arizona economic report shows jobs are increasing statewide and the unemployment rate is dropping, although it's still above the federal figures.

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From the classroom to the mainstream, this Fast Private startup set to expand - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Electrical - October 20, 2017 - 7:52pm

Silicon Valley Business Journal

From the classroom to the mainstream, this Fast Private startup set to expand
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Over the last four years, Kellenberger's zSpace — a Sunnyvale-based mixed-reality venture — has made waves throughout education markets, bringing its proprietary virtual and augmented reality education systems to school districts, universities and ...

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Toyota's Suggs named to state Board of Education seat - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Automotive Education - October 20, 2017 - 6:45pm

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Toyota's Suggs named to state Board of Education seat
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
JACKSON – Sean Suggs said he was excited and humbled by his recent appointment to the state Board of Education and viewed it in the context of the philosophy of his employer's founding fathers who believed everyone should undertake at least one great ...

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Equipment Day brings students, potential employers together - Ashland Times Gazette

Building Trades - October 20, 2017 - 5:35pm

Equipment Day brings students, potential employers together
Ashland Times Gazette
ASHLAND — Exposing students to potential employers while getting hands-on training and eventually earning certification on equipment they will be using in their careers after graduation is just one of the many benefits of Friday's third annual ...

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Elspermann to Middle School Girls: “Do It Your Way!” - LaPorteCountyLife.com

Machining - October 20, 2017 - 5:30pm

Elspermann to Middle School Girls: “Do It Your Way!”
LaPorteCountyLife.com
The conference concluded with an afternoon of hands-on “try it” activities in career fields in which women are traditionally underrepresented. These sessions gave girls an opportunity to try their hand welding, machining, firefighting, electronics, and ...

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Elspermann to Middle School Girls: “Do It Your Way!” - LaPorteCountyLife.com

Machining - October 20, 2017 - 5:30pm

Elspermann to Middle School Girls: “Do It Your Way!”
LaPorteCountyLife.com
The conference concluded with an afternoon of hands-on “try it” activities in career fields in which women are traditionally underrepresented. These sessions gave girls an opportunity to try their hand welding, machining, firefighting, electronics, and ...

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Washington state's life sciences industry has a talent crisis — and the tech sector is partly to blame - GeekWire

Industrial Education - October 20, 2017 - 5:10pm

GeekWire

Washington state's life sciences industry has a talent crisis — and the tech sector is partly to blame
GeekWire
The report suggests steps like creating a more direct pipeline between secondary education and industry, creating a targeted intern program and supporting employer-led fellowship training programs. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is a vocal supporter of the ...

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[Editorial] Industry has a key role to play in ensuring quality education - The New Times

Industrial Education - October 20, 2017 - 4:40pm

[Editorial] Industry has a key role to play in ensuring quality education
The New Times
Education experts from Eastern and Southern Africa meeting in Kigali this week have urged stronger collaborations between governments and the private sector in the region so as to help improve the quality of higher education and ultimately impact ...

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Girls get a taste of nontraditional fields at trades day - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Machining - October 20, 2017 - 4:10pm

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Girls get a taste of nontraditional fields at trades day
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
More than 100 eighth- and ninth-grade girls from nine local schools learned about fields from carpentry to emergency medicine, machining to computer-aided design to auto body repair during Totally Trades Day at MidCoast School of Technology Oct. 20.

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New master's program designed to bolster Alabama industry, economic development - Opelika Auburn News

Industrial Education - October 20, 2017 - 3:42pm

New master's program designed to bolster Alabama industry, economic development
Opelika Auburn News
The new program, recently approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, will launch in spring 2018. “This master's degree program is among the first of its kind in the ... “The new Master of Engineering Management program meets a very ...

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Chevrolet and Lexus Win 2017 Washington Automotive Press Association Rally Awards - Markets Insider

Automotive Education - October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

Chevrolet and Lexus Win 2017 Washington Automotive Press Association Rally Awards
Markets Insider
KENT ISLAND, Md., Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a banner day for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt and 2018 Lexus LS 500 at the annual 2017 Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) Rally on Oct. 12. The Chevrolet Bolt EV took home the WAPA Rally ...

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