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Guam to become regional hub for robotics competition - The Guam Daily Post

Robotics - November 6, 2017 - 9:13am

The Guam Daily Post

Guam to become regional hub for robotics competition
The Guam Daily Post
Guam will host a regional competition for scout and navigator missions in the Marine Advance Technology Education Center (MATE) International ROV Competition for the first time this year, and education officials are preparing by training teachers, in ...

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Council on Postsecondary Education approves 2018-20 budget with 2 per cent performance funding - User-generated content (press release)

Building Trades - November 6, 2017 - 9:02am

Council on Postsecondary Education approves 2018-20 budget with 2 per cent performance funding
User-generated content (press release)
The Council on Postsecondary Education approved its 2018-20 biennial budget recommendation for the state's colleges and universities. The request includes increases in performance funding and for special initiatives, and a fifth round of Bucks for ...

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How to rethink industry in a digital economy - The Australian

Industrial Education - November 6, 2017 - 8:00am

How to rethink industry in a digital economy
The Australian
In Germany, Industrie 4.0 — a concept that focuses on how to transition industrial production into the digital economy — has four pillars: government, industry, academia and the trade unions. These work together to develop a long-term view of ...

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UK Funds Driverless Car Testing Infrastructure - Ward's Auto

Automotive Education - November 6, 2017 - 7:20am

Ward's Auto

UK Funds Driverless Car Testing Infrastructure
Ward's Auto
The four projects will be conducted by HORIBA MIRA, an automotive engineering and development consultancy; Warwick Manufacturing Group, an academic department at the University of Warwick providing research, education and knowledge transfer in ...

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West Clark to take to polls Tuesday for referendum vote - Newsandtribune

Electrical - November 6, 2017 - 7:15am

West Clark to take to polls Tuesday for referendum vote
Newsandtribune
CLARK COUNTY — After months of debate among residents in district and years of discussion among certain board members, it's almost time for voters to make their decision on whether the school board's $95 million referendum will pass. Polls will be ...

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ABCCVC hosting events - Herald-Mail Media

Electrical - November 6, 2017 - 7:04am

ABCCVC hosting events
Herald-Mail Media
13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. — 10-hour electrical continuing education. $250 per person. The class meets the Maryland Master Electrician requirements for continuing education in Maryland. Electricians licensed at the state level must complete 10 hours of ...

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Increasing Consumer Engagement and Trust: Five Ways Dealers Can Support Their Local Communities - http://cbtnews.com/ (press release)

Automotive Education - November 6, 2017 - 6:01am

http://cbtnews.com/ (press release)

Increasing Consumer Engagement and Trust: Five Ways Dealers Can Support Their Local Communities
http://cbtnews.com/ (press release)
Ken Garff Automotive created a Success in Education website that shares statistics revealing the problem of low per-student education spending, and where their state and community rank on this issue. They do an excellent job of showing the problem and ...

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Justine Greening: The Education Secretary goes back to her Yorkshire roots - Yorkshire Post

Industrial Education - November 6, 2017 - 5:17am

Yorkshire Post

Justine Greening: The Education Secretary goes back to her Yorkshire roots
Yorkshire Post
The first member of her family to attend university, Greening is immensely proud of her South Yorkshire roots, forged at the time of industrial strife and the Miners' Strike, after making history by becoming the first Education Secretary to have been ...

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Humanoid Robot Market to Grow at 52.1% CAGR to 2023 led by Biped Motion Type - PR Newswire (press release)

Robotics - November 6, 2017 - 5:04am

MilTech

Humanoid Robot Market to Grow at 52.1% CAGR to 2023 led by Biped Motion Type
PR Newswire (press release)
The humanoid robot market size will reach $3,962.5 million by 2023 from $320.3 million in 2017 at a CAGR of 52.1% between (2017-2023) driven by the introduction of advanced features in humanoid robots, the increasing use of humanoids as educational ...
Cleaning Robots Market Growing at a CAGR of 17.7% During 2017 to 2023 Says a New ReportMilTech
Learn details of the entertainment robots marketWhaTech

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Nonprofits Give 'Disconnected' Youths Another Chance - The New ... - New York Times

Building Trades - November 6, 2017 - 5:02am

New York Times

Nonprofits Give 'Disconnected' Youths Another Chance - The New ...
New York Times
An estimated one in eight young people in late teens and early 20s are considered “disconnected,” meaning they are neither in school nor employed.

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State threatens parents' rights with radical education bill — Philip Rosenthal - BizNews

Industrial Education - November 6, 2017 - 4:55am

BizNews

State threatens parents' rights with radical education bill — Philip Rosenthal
BizNews
These fulfil a real need and are helping to solve education crises from squatter camps to leafy suburbs. Governing bodies of industrial scale schools are under stress as it becomes harder to get consensus between parents. They are a cost effective ...

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Apeejay Education Society: Keeping Pace With Modern Education - eHealth Magazine | Elets

Industrial Education - November 6, 2017 - 3:42am

eHealth Magazine | Elets

Apeejay Education Society: Keeping Pace With Modern Education
eHealth Magazine | Elets
The Apeejay Education Society, established by the leading industrial house of Apeejay Stya in 1967, has built a rich heritage of over five decades in the field of quality education through a family of 24 not-for-profit institutions (16 schools and 8 ...

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Rethinking Educational Access - Inside Higher Ed

Industrial Education - November 6, 2017 - 3:05am

Inside Higher Ed

Rethinking Educational Access
Inside Higher Ed
Education must be at its center. The reason is that the national, analog, industrial economy has been dependent on natural resources and physical labor. In contrast, the global, digital, information economy is powered by knowledge and minds. Education ...

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Education sector enters defaulters' list in forum - Times of India

Electrical - November 6, 2017 - 2:07am

Education sector enters defaulters' list in forum
Times of India
However, this year education has emerged as a separate sector for the first time with five cases filed in DF-II. In 2016 a total of 3,000 cases were filed in Chandigarh consumer forum from January 1 till October 31 while this year only 2,673 were filed ...

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MacKeith Named in 25 'Most Admired Design Educators' by DesignIntelligence - University of Arkansas Newswire

Industrial Education - November 6, 2017 - 1:19am

University of Arkansas Newswire

MacKeith Named in 25 'Most Admired Design Educators' by DesignIntelligence
University of Arkansas Newswire
This annual recognition of excellence honors achievements in education and education administration among the disciplines of architecture, industrial design, interior design and landscape architecture. MacKeith joins three other Fay Jones School ...

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College Hill students help out with Lego robotics lessons - Corvallis Gazette Times

Robotics - November 5, 2017 - 11:31pm

Corvallis Gazette Times

College Hill students help out with Lego robotics lessons
Corvallis Gazette Times
The Thursday lesson was put on by Cathy Law, with Oregon State University's science, technology, engineering and math education program, who was helped by a handful of volunteers. The volunteers included two students at Corvallis' alternative high ...

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It's high time our manufacturing firms got smarter - City A.M.

Industrial Education - November 5, 2017 - 11:13pm

City A.M.

It's high time our manufacturing firms got smarter
City A.M.
Businesses also face a skills shortage when it comes to digital engineering, partly due to a lack of engagement between education and industry. The report made various recommendations to improve the future of the UK's manufacturing industry, including ...

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MEMA's Ann Wilson Recognized With 2017 Northwood University Education Management Award - AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

Automotive Education - November 5, 2017 - 11:07pm

AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

MEMA's Ann Wilson Recognized With 2017 Northwood University Education Management Award
AftermarketNews.com (AMN)
Ann Wilson, senior vice president of government affairs of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), was honored with an Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award, presented on Oct. 31 during AAPEX. The Northwood ...

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How to ensure AI is good for girls: a robot for every child - The Sydney Morning Herald

Robotics - November 5, 2017 - 11:01pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

How to ensure AI is good for girls: a robot for every child
The Sydney Morning Herald
Rapid progress is being made in the field of artificial intelligence and robotics. Milestones are being passed in areas as diverse as transcription (computers now outperform humans at transcribing .... Ultimately, just as the Industrial Revolution made ...

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How to ensure AI is good for girls: a robot for every child - The Sydney Morning Herald

Industrial Education - November 5, 2017 - 11:01pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

How to ensure AI is good for girls: a robot for every child
The Sydney Morning Herald
For many, education stops when they leave school or university. Ultimately, just as the Industrial Revolution made it essential that universal education was provided to the young, the AI revolution will make it essential that education is provided to ...

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