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ProBility Media Corp. Acquires North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc., Worldwide Innovators in Lifting and Load ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Industrial Education - January 31, 2018 - 6:30am

ProBility Media Corp. Acquires North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc., Worldwide Innovators in Lifting and Load ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ProBility Media Corp. (OTCQB:PBYA) based in Houston, Texas, a technology company offering immersive technologies, digital learning and compliance solutions for the industrial education and training markets ...

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John Mitchell stepping down as vice provost of teaching and learning - Stanford University News

Electrical - January 31, 2018 - 6:21am

Stanford University News

John Mitchell stepping down as vice provost of teaching and learning
Stanford University News
It initiated the Year of Learning in 2016-17 to envision the future of teaching and learning at Stanford and beyond, and many of those concepts are now being reviewed under the Long-Range Planning effort. Mitchell is the Mary and Gordon Crary Family ...

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Governor's budget proposal includes new MTSU academic building - Cannon Courier

Electrical - January 31, 2018 - 5:47am

Cannon Courier

Governor's budget proposal includes new MTSU academic building
Cannon Courier
"We appreciate the governor's continued support of our university and look forward to favorable consideration of his recommendations by the General Assembly," said MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee. Haslam also recommended MTSU receive $8.2 million in ...

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New entrant in STEAM robotics takes aim at Generation Alpha - ZDNet

Robotics - January 31, 2018 - 5:26am

ZDNet

New entrant in STEAM robotics takes aim at Generation Alpha
ZDNet
SAM Labs, a London-based edtech startup, just announced the release of three new products that support coding education in the classroom. The company's specific pitch is that its new kits are affordable, durable, and outlast typical computing product ...

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More students opt for technical education - New Vision

Electrical - January 31, 2018 - 3:31am

New Vision

More students opt for technical education
New Vision
EDUCATION | VOCATIONAL EDUCATION KAMPALA - Primary school leavers are increasingly turning to vocational education and training, officials revealed on Tuesday during the release of results of the Community Polytechnics Certificate Programme. The three ...

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Democrats Seeking to Succeed Tsongas Send Appeals to Left-Leaning Voters - WHAV News

Electrical - January 31, 2018 - 12:09am

Democrats Seeking to Succeed Tsongas Send Appeals to Left-Leaning Voters
WHAV News
I look forward as congresswoman to continue fighting together for our shared concerns, including livable wages, affordable housing, and strong public education and transportation.” Electrical workers, local 96, supports Koh because “he has a forward ...

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Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education classes include electrical wiring, karate - Lewiston Sun Journal

Electrical - January 31, 2018 - 12:06am

Lewiston Sun Journal

Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education classes include electrical wiring, karate
Lewiston Sun Journal
PARIS — Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education has a new semester of evening classes coming up. Classes include: Body Blast: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for eight weeks beginning Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School ...

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How Vocational Learning Will Create American Jobs - Forbes

Machining - January 30, 2018 - 11:46pm

Forbes

How Vocational Learning Will Create American Jobs
Forbes
Some begin the day in the plant's training facility, where they learn mechanical, electronic, computer and controls systems, machining, pneumatics, robotics, and more under the watchful eyes of master tradesmen. Others may report to the adjacent ...

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Marking 60 years, College's third, and outgoing, president reflects on institution's evolution, impact - Harbor Light

Machining - January 30, 2018 - 11:20pm

Harbor Light

Marking 60 years, College's third, and outgoing, president reflects on institution's evolution, impact
Harbor Light
When a small group of thoughtful folks got together in the 1950s and began to dream up a local community college, it was with one simple goal in mind: to provide affordable higher education opportunities to local residents. Now, 60 years later, North ...

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Statement from Secretary DeVos on President Trump's State of the Union Address

Washington Report - January 30, 2018 - 10:59pm
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement at the conclusion of President Donald J. Trump's first State of the Union address: "America must do better to prepare our students for success in the 21st century economy. I join the President in calling on Congress to act in the best interest of students and expand access to more education pathways."

Springs voters narrowly approve $3.5M bond for high school renovation - Daily Republic

Electrical - January 30, 2018 - 10:48pm

Daily Republic

Springs voters narrowly approve $3.5M bond for high school renovation
Daily Republic
The project at the high school will include HVAC, plumbing, electrical, bathrooms, flooring, windows, install an elevator and more. The school board will use roughly $1 million in capital outlay funds to complete the approximately $4.5 million project ...

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Portage High's 'Enterprise' going strong in year two; leaders would like to expand it - WiscNews

Building Trades - January 30, 2018 - 6:22pm

WiscNews

Portage High's 'Enterprise' going strong in year two; leaders would like to expand it
WiscNews
It's not a starship and this isn't Star Trek, but the “Enterprise” at Portage High School could use an upgrade soon, according to educators who steer the program. Enterprise has flourished in its second year, the program led by English, science, math ...

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'Akwa Ibom to get permanent NDDC office' - The Nation Nigeria - The Nation Newspaper

Electrical - January 30, 2018 - 6:08pm

The Nation Newspaper

'Akwa Ibom to get permanent NDDC office' - The Nation Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper
Akwa Ibom State will soon get a permanent Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) office, to be built during the tenure of the present board, Managing Director Mr. Nsima Ekere has said. He spoke while inspecting the permanent site in Uyo after ...

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Hart district to declare February as Career Technical Education Month - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Automotive Education - January 30, 2018 - 5:48pm

Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Hart district to declare February as Career Technical Education Month
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
In the 2015-16 school year, California served 772,350 Career Technical Education (CTE) high school students and 892,396 postsecondary students in 16 career clusters or concentrations, according to the U.S. Department of Education. In the William S ...

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Of stale degrees, a bloated industry - The Zimbabwe Mail

Industrial Education - January 30, 2018 - 5:47pm

The Zimbabwe Mail

Of stale degrees, a bloated industry
The Zimbabwe Mail
Creativity and willingness to engage with the industry even before graduating is said to be one way students can enhance their chances of getting opportunities on completion of their courses. “Besides industrial attachment, which is mandatory for most ...

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CCC&TI celebrates new class of Electrical Linemen | Caldwell Journal - Caldwell Journal

Electrical - January 30, 2018 - 5:09pm

CCC&TI celebrates new class of Electrical Linemen | Caldwell Journal
Caldwell Journal
HUDSON, NC (January 30, 2017)…Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute celebrated a new class of Electrical Linemen with a completion ceremony on Friday, Jan. 26 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir. Pictured are: Front row, left to ...

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Cranbrook: Building permits soar in Kootanay transportation and education centre - Western Investor

Building Trades - January 30, 2018 - 5:07pm

Western Investor

Cranbrook: Building permits soar in Kootanay transportation and education centre
Western Investor
The city is a transportation and educational services hub for the region, home to both the main campus of the College of the Rockies and the Canadian Rockies International Airport. Construction values for 2017 topped $34 million in Cranbrook – up $8 ...

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25 Illinois Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places - Effingham's News Leader

Wood Working - January 30, 2018 - 4:59pm

25 Illinois Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places
Effingham's News Leader
Lucy Flower Technical High School for Girls, constructed in 1927, was the only all-girl public school and the only female vocational school in Chicago's history. “Flower Tech,” also significant for its Gothic Revival architecture, was run by a female ...

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Education institute renamed in honour of Chanie Wenjack - Tbnewswatch.com

Electrical - January 30, 2018 - 4:41pm

Tbnewswatch.com

Education institute renamed in honour of Chanie Wenjack
Tbnewswatch.com
What our mobile unit offers us today is the ability to provide trades training and apprenticeship opportunities to our people.” The 1,800 square foot mobile trades trailer has 16 work stations and can provide training in areas such as welding ...

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SUNY chancellor focuses on energy education, upgrades - Clarencebee

Electrical - January 30, 2018 - 4:20pm

SUNY chancellor focuses on energy education, upgrades
Clarencebee
Johnson received her Bachelor of Science with distinction, Master of Science and doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University. After a NATO post-doctoral fellowship at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, she joined the University of ...

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