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2017 CSEC results see higher pass grades - Loop Trinidad & Tobago

Industrial Education - August 18, 2017 - 4:59pm

Loop Trinidad & Tobago

2017 CSEC results see higher pass grades
Loop Trinidad & Tobago
A preliminary analysis of the results of the 2017 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination shows higher pass rates and an increase in Grade Ones awarded. ... Biology, Economics, Electronic Document Preparation and Management ...

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New Zealand’s Natural Beauty Makes the Island Nation Ripe for Hospitality Industry Growth [Infographic]

Hospitality Industry News - August 18, 2017 - 4:29pm
In 2020, EVEN Hotel Auckland is slated to make its debut, marking the first time that the brand—which was homegrown by InterContinental Hotels Group to focus specifically on a consumer shift toward holistic wellness—will expand its reach outside of North America.
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MCBI to hold first Startup Event for budding entrepreneurs - Zanesville Times Recorder

Machining - August 18, 2017 - 4:21pm

MCBI to hold first Startup Event for budding entrepreneurs
Zanesville Times Recorder
A self-taught machinist, his latest focus is on educating and inspiring the next generation of machinists, machine shop owners and hardware entrepreneurs. Saunders has spoken ... Gadd leads StrateSphere's growing portfolio of education related initiatives.

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Universal Technical Institute Expands Welding Technology Program to Avondale Campus - Autobody News

Automotive Education - August 18, 2017 - 4:00pm

BZ Weekly

Universal Technical Institute Expands Welding Technology Program to Avondale Campus
Autobody News
Welders are increasingly sought in industries ranging from automotive fabrication and motorsports to aerospace, energy and virtually every kind of manufacturing. Between 2014 and 2024, the industry will need to fill more than 128,000 new and ...
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Amid Retail and Industrial Growth, DeSoto County Office Market Lags - Memphis Daily News

Industrial Education - August 18, 2017 - 3:53pm

Amid Retail and Industrial Growth, DeSoto County Office Market Lags
Memphis Daily News
“The consolidation of public schools, the quality of public education, the retail amenities, the suburban environment, low crime rates, a stable tax base – all of those really combine to set the stage for office development,” he said. “As far as tax ...

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School board back to work - Atascadero News

Industrial Education - August 18, 2017 - 3:40pm

School board back to work
Atascadero News
Havemann won first place in Industrial Arts at the Mid-State Fair and the board members all took the time to compliment the young man on his dedication of a year-and-a-half to the project, as well as his remarkable speaking ability, and poise. ... A ...

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GOCAT Showcase 'a big success' - West Plains Daily Quill

Machining - August 18, 2017 - 2:50pm

West Plains Daily Quill

GOCAT Showcase 'a big success'
West Plains Daily Quill
Those attending were given tours of the facility and demonstrations of the training equipment. Attendees interested in enrolling in educational programs had the opportunity to visit with officials from both schools, as well as Vocational Rehabilitation ...

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Options other than college - Ironton Tribune

Industrial Education - August 18, 2017 - 2:47pm

Options other than college
Ironton Tribune
Many of the new manufacturing and industrial jobs coming to the area will pay fairly high wages. Significantly higher, in many cases, than entry-level jobs that may require baccalaureate degrees. A new focus on technical education, including STEM ...

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Trucking Unlimited Awards Annual Scholarship to MIT Student - TruckingIndustry.news

Electrical - August 18, 2017 - 2:26pm

Trucking Unlimited Awards Annual Scholarship to MIT Student
TruckingIndustry.news
... enjoying higher education, Trucking Unlimited has awarded its annual Trucking Unlimited Computer Science Scholarship to Sharon Lin, who will be attending MIT in the fall as a freshman entering the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science program.

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Upgrades OK'd for city school signs - Valdosta Daily Times

Electrical - August 18, 2017 - 2:10pm

Valdosta Daily Times

Upgrades OK'd for city school signs
Valdosta Daily Times
Kaci Nobles, Valdosta City Schools director of facilities, went before the Valdosta Board of Education Tuesday night asking for approval on two sign concerns, one at Valdosta High School and the other at Pinevale Elementary School. A digital marquee ...

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Youth Program Gives Wing to Aviation Education - Noozhawk

Automotive Education - August 18, 2017 - 2:07pm

Youth Program Gives Wing to Aviation Education
Noozhawk
Information on aviation educational sources and flight scholarships are available through these organizations. Additionally, some school instructors, including Rob Hill at Santa Ynez High Union High School Automotive Technology program provides extra ...

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$848 Million in Trades Processed During Apiary Fund Traders Summit - Benzinga

Building Trades - August 18, 2017 - 2:01pm

$848 Million in Trades Processed During Apiary Fund Traders Summit
Benzinga
A group of more than 120 traders from around the world processed more than $848 million in currency trades during the four-day Apiary Fund Traders Summit in Salt Lake City. Apiary Fund also announced it was in the early completion ... "Wealth building ...

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This unconventional education group draws support from video game pioneer Gabe Newell, using hip hop, auto ... - GeekWire

Automotive Education - August 18, 2017 - 1:47pm

GeekWire

This unconventional education group draws support from video game pioneer Gabe Newell, using hip hop, auto ...
GeekWire
... organization that investigates learning and supports education through a crazy constellation of programs — which all makes sense when you learn who co-founded the effort. Foundry10 helps kids practice and compete in hip hop. It supports an ...

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GBTA Kicks off India Conference in New Delhi

Hospitality Industry News - August 18, 2017 - 1:35pm
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry, kicked off GBTA Conference 2017 New Delhi today as part of its India Conference Series 2017. The annual flagship education and networking event for GBTA India, the conference will deliver a knowledge forum on best practices across the business travel lifecycle through a mix of panel discussions and presentations.
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ROTA recipient Ben Ghalia adapts his teaching methods to ensure student success - Valley morning Star

Electrical - August 18, 2017 - 1:16pm

Valley morning Star

ROTA recipient Ben Ghalia adapts his teaching methods to ensure student success
Valley morning Star
“One thing I know for sure about me is that I am very passionate about teaching, and I get very excited when I get into the classroom,” said Ben Ghalia, professor of electrical engineering at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Ben Ghalia is one ...

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FutureMakers helps give young welder a career - The News-Press

Machining - August 18, 2017 - 1:08pm

The News-Press

FutureMakers helps give young welder a career
The News-Press
My first thought when I hear the word grit is Jay Jackson, a football coach that screamed that word in my ear. Coach Jay wanted me to dig down deep and find something in myself that would make me perform better than any other twelve year old. It worked.

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Nakawa starts upgrading course in mechatronics - New Vision

Electrical - August 18, 2017 - 1:04pm

New Vision

Nakawa starts upgrading course in mechatronics
New Vision
... signed between the education and sports ministry and JICA. Part of the five-year project was establishing of the upgrading programme in mechatronics as well as diploma programmes in automobile and electrical engineering. On Friday, Kazuaki Sugawara ...

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Exhibitors needed for Construction Career Day - Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Building Trades - August 18, 2017 - 12:39pm

Exhibitors needed for Construction Career Day
Northern Nevada Business Weekly
BuildNV.org, in partnership with the Washoe County School District Department of Career and Technical Education, is seeking exhibitors for the 2nd annual Construction Career Day at the Reno Sparks Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to ...

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Funding to Travel Startups Nearly Doubles Over 18 Months

Hospitality Industry News - August 18, 2017 - 12:32pm
The forthcoming Phocuswright report, The State of Travel Startups 2017, highlights the astonishing influx of funding into travel startups over the past year and a half. In the first decade that Phocuswright tracked funding (2005 through 2015), travel startups attracted US$33 billion in capital. From 2016 through 2Q17 – a period of just 18 months – travel startups raised $29 billion, nearly doubling the total amount raised since 2015 to $62 billion.
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Midwestern states vie to land plant to manufacture Toyota and Mazda vehicles - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Automotive Education - August 18, 2017 - 12:22pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Midwestern states vie to land plant to manufacture Toyota and Mazda vehicles
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... you've got the land, you've got the transportation systems and rail spurs, community college and education and a place where people want to live,” said Kristin Dziczek, director of industry, labor and economics at the Center for Automotive Research.

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