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'Lapu-Lapu built 669 classrooms in a year' | SunStar - Sun.Star

Robotics - September 8, 2017 - 11:36am

'Lapu-Lapu built 669 classrooms in a year' | SunStar
Sun.Star
A group of students from Lapu-Lapu ranked 7th place in the Robotics Football category during the World Robot Olympiad in India. Radaza and the Department of Education (DepEd) Lapu-Lapu Division launched the Robotics for Education Program last May.

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NACE Automechanika Chicago Reports Nearly 8000 Attendees at July Event - Collision Week (subscription)

Automotive Education - September 8, 2017 - 11:28am

NACE Automechanika Chicago Reports Nearly 8000 Attendees at July Event
Collision Week (subscription)
“NACE Automechanika succeeded in bringing buyers and sellers together on the show floor and in the training rooms, where we provided four days of high-quality education to automotive service and collision repair professionals,” said Jim Savas, vice ...

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Teens win trip to Costa Rica at annual National Robotics Competition - The Straits Times

Robotics - September 8, 2017 - 10:41am

The Straits Times

Teens win trip to Costa Rica at annual National Robotics Competition
The Straits Times
The NRC, previously known as the National Junior Robotics Competition, is organised by Science Centre Singapore (SCS) and has seen more than 50,000 participants since its inception in 1999. This year, SCS collaborated with local education consultancy ...

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TBAISD renovation will open space in manufacturing, machining - Traverse City Record Eagle

Machining - September 8, 2017 - 10:05am

Traverse City Record Eagle

TBAISD renovation will open space in manufacturing, machining
Traverse City Record Eagle
“We absolutely see those classes as continuing to be very popular,” said Jason Jeffery, assistant superintendent for general and career technical education at TBAISD. “There's great efficiency in having one state-of-the-art lab and classroom facility ...

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Career-Tech Boom - Traverse City Record Eagle

Machining - September 8, 2017 - 9:52am

Traverse City Record Eagle

Career-Tech Boom
Traverse City Record Eagle
Record-Eagle/Jan-Michael StumpThe Traverse Bay Intermediate School District Career-Tech Center plans to increase Space in the welding classroom to accommodate 10 more welding booths, allowing the program to have as many as 56 students in the ...

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SCRS, March Taylor Memorial Fund Award Tool Scholarships to SkillsUSA Gold Medalists Through Snap-on - BodyShop Business

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 9:33am

BodyShop Business

SCRS, March Taylor Memorial Fund Award Tool Scholarships to SkillsUSA Gold Medalists Through Snap-on
BodyShop Business
Greg Rintala, Snap-on national sales manager for industrial-education sales, noted that Snap-on is a longtime supporter of SkillsUSA. “SkillsUSA along with the technical training programs in high schools and colleges in the USA are part of the solution ...

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Real estate giant to build intelligent industrial city - China Daily

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 9:11am

Real estate giant to build intelligent industrial city
China Daily
Shenzhen-based real estate giant China Vanke Co announced, on Thursday, it would build an intelligent industrial city in Beijing under the capital's drive to construct a national technological innovation center. Zhou Chu, marketing director of northern ...

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Solar jobs: Progress and challenges in diversity – pv magazine USA - pv magazine USA

Building Trades - September 8, 2017 - 8:56am

pv magazine USA

Solar jobs: Progress and challenges in diversity – pv magazine USA
pv magazine USA
Two newly released reports explore diversity efforts for solar installation jobs in California and overall job growth in the Midwest.

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ElectricalLicenseRenewal.com Donates 100% of Texas Proceeds to Recovery - PR Newswire (press release)

Electrical - September 8, 2017 - 8:36am

PR Newswire (press release)

ElectricalLicenseRenewal.com Donates 100% of Texas Proceeds to Recovery
PR Newswire (press release)
Any TX electrician who does their annual Electrical License Renewal with ElectricalLicenseRenewal.com will have 100% of their money that we receive given to the American Red Cross for hurricane recovery efforts in Texas. This effort continues through ...

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Robotic Industries Association Welcomes First China-Based Member, SIASUN Robot & Automation Co. Ltd. - Robotics Online (press release)

Robotics - September 8, 2017 - 8:30am

Robotic Industries Association Welcomes First China-Based Member, SIASUN Robot & Automation Co. Ltd.
Robotics Online (press release)
Founded in 1974, RIA is a not-for-profit trade association driving innovation, growth, and safety in manufacturing and service industries through education, promotion, and advancement of robotics, related automation technologies, and companies ...

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Maple school district mulls referendum - Superior Telegram

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 8:05am

Maple school district mulls referendum
Superior Telegram
The draft survey listed the price tag for improved technology at $55,000 a year; industrial education upgrades at $30,000; replacement of 12 buses over the next two years would at $232,000; the cost of updating curriculum would be $130,000; building ...

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) and Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) Financial Comparison - Dispatch Tribunal

Automotive Education - September 8, 2017 - 7:20am

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) and Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) Financial Comparison
Dispatch Tribunal
Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings (NASDAQ: OLLI) and Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? ... coffee, bottled non-carbonated beverages, bedding, towels, curtains, laminate flooring ...

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Care bear robots to ease staff shortages in Japanese nurseries - Telegraph.co.uk

Robotics - September 8, 2017 - 6:51am

Telegraph.co.uk

Care bear robots to ease staff shortages in Japanese nurseries
Telegraph.co.uk
Yuji Takashima, a spokesperson for Social Solutions, the Global Bridge Holdings subsidiary behind the childcare robotics project, told The Telegraph: “We believe that by supporting childcare education with this robot, we can contribute to resolving the ...

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Filling The Gap – How Automobile Dealerships Are Involved In Educating A New Generation - http://cbtnews.com/ (press release) (registration)

Automotive Education - September 8, 2017 - 6:41am

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Filling The Gap – How Automobile Dealerships Are Involved In Educating A New Generation
http://cbtnews.com/ (press release) (registration)
Many times, conversations about automotive dealership management and operations do not happen when discussing colleges and universities, but a few notable partnerships are forming to encourage retail automotive education. The staff at Odessa College, ...

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Higher education needs autonomy for excellence, not more regulation - Hindustan Times

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 6:30am

Hindustan Times

Higher education needs autonomy for excellence, not more regulation
Hindustan Times
Universities are meant to create excellence which should reflect in quality of education, transparency, research, innovation, entrepreneurship, employability, industrial collaborations, and international competitiveness. All these endeavors need ...

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Opinion: Learning will underpin the fourth industrial revolution - CIPD (blog)

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 6:02am

Opinion: Learning will underpin the fourth industrial revolution
CIPD (blog)
It had wide social impacts and marked a turning point in most aspects of daily life, leading to sustained population growth, and increased standards of living and primary education. The fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally different. It is ...

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Egyptian Vocational Education Largely Fails the Country's Youth - Al-Fanar Media

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 5:58am

Al-Fanar Media

Egyptian Vocational Education Largely Fails the Country's Youth
Al-Fanar Media
More than half of Egypt's secondary-school students are in vocational education. In the 2015-2016 school year, 1,710,586 students were studying in 1,200 vocational education schools. Of those, 50 percent are in what is known as industrial education, ...

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Nigeria: Strike - No Progress Without Quality Education, NLC Tells FG, ASUU - AllAfrica.com

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 3:18am

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Nigeria: Strike - No Progress Without Quality Education, NLC Tells FG, ASUU
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to embrace collective bargaining as there was no way progress would be made without quality education. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC ...
ASUU, students and our educational quagmireNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
ASUU Strike Update: Osun NLC supports strike, wants LAUTECH crisis resolvedNaija News

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E-learning opens paths - Otago Daily Times

Electrical - September 8, 2017 - 3:14am

Otago Daily Times

E-learning opens paths
Otago Daily Times
The Ministry of Education estimates 3000 secondary pupils and more than 1000 primary pupils nationwide are studying one subject or more through NetNZ and other similar organisations, such as FarNet and BayLink, which are based in the North Island ...

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Economic Watch: China-Arab industrial cooperation gathers steam - Xinhua

Industrial Education - September 8, 2017 - 2:01am

Economic Watch: China-Arab industrial cooperation gathers steam
Xinhua
... and to develop education, the arms industry, real estate and tourism. At the ongoing China-Arab States Expo held in Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, 22 contracts on industrial capacity cooperation were signed to pour 17.1 billion ...

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