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Wheeler High School robotics team advances to regional robotics competition - MDJOnline.com

Robotics - November 14, 2017 - 8:09pm

MDJOnline.com

Wheeler High School robotics team advances to regional robotics competition
MDJOnline.com
MARIETTA — CircuitRunners Robotics, from Wheeler High School, competed in Georgia's State BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) competition Nov. 4. There, they won the Second Place BEST Award and the Al George Electronics ...

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Murray State President: Upcoming Legislative Session 'Will Be Difficult' - WKMS

Electrical - November 14, 2017 - 7:38pm

WKMS

Murray State President: Upcoming Legislative Session 'Will Be Difficult'
WKMS
This legislative session will be among the most difficult in the history of the commonwealth,” he said, adding that there is a “high probability of a significant reduction” in state appropriation for higher education amounting to millions less for ...

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Manufacturers Threaten Automotive Workforce Levels in Charleston, SC - Autobody News

Automotive Education - November 14, 2017 - 7:11pm

Autobody News

Manufacturers Threaten Automotive Workforce Levels in Charleston, SC
Autobody News
Owners of automotive shops in the Lowcountry are concerned that manufacturers choosing to locate in the area will create a shortage of qualified automotive technicians. Photo/Patrick Hoff ... “You can survive with a high school education. It's much ...

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Brexit threatens UK's reputation for scientific research, watchdog says - The Guardian

Robotics - November 14, 2017 - 7:01pm

The Guardian

Brexit threatens UK's reputation for scientific research, watchdog says
The Guardian
Meg Hillier, the chair of the public accounts select committee, said the government was “sorely lacking” in the leadership needed to maintain Britain's position in areas such as robotics and climate change after withdrawal from the EU. She was ...

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Service industry leads China's GDP growth - China Daily

Industrial Education - November 14, 2017 - 6:57pm

China Daily

Service industry leads China's GDP growth
China Daily
Li Xunlei, chief economist at Zhongtai Securities Co Ltd, said that, in order to unleash its consumption potential, China needs to further improve its social security network and social welfare including public education, elderly care and healthcare ...

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How my apprenticeship shaped my future | TheHill - The Hill (blog)

Building Trades - November 14, 2017 - 5:40pm

The Hill (blog)

How my apprenticeship shaped my future | TheHill
The Hill (blog)
When I was a kid, I was always the one taking apart our bicycles just to see how they worked. I loved working with my hands. Many kids and teens today are ...

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Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work - HuffPost

Electrical - November 14, 2017 - 5:16pm

HuffPost

Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work
HuffPost
I talked to Anant Agarwal, CEO and Founder of edX, and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT about the situation for new workforce entrants and the future education of workers. He spoke of what he called “MOOC 2.0” as the next ...

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Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work - HuffPost

Industrial Education - November 14, 2017 - 5:16pm

HuffPost

Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work
HuffPost
Since the beginning of the Industrial Era, evolution typically occurred from generation to generation. New developments were adopted by incoming cohorts, adding to and then replacing well-established workers' existing practices of which could be phased ...

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Local High School Robotics Team prepare to visit China to share STEM Robotics Curriculum - Fairfield Daily Republic

Robotics - November 14, 2017 - 5:13pm

Fairfield Daily Republic

Local High School Robotics Team prepare to visit China to share STEM Robotics Curriculum
Fairfield Daily Republic
This unique trip is the 2nd robotics trip to China coordinated by the Paul Cheng of the US Education Foundation and Doug Green of the Vanden Robotics Foundation. In 2014, 10 students presented their work to Mei Long Middle School in Shanghai.

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ZF Aftermarket Technical Training Department Receives Accreditation From ASE - Brake & Front End

Automotive Education - November 14, 2017 - 4:05pm

Brake & Front End

ZF Aftermarket Technical Training Department Receives Accreditation From ASE
Brake & Front End
ZF Aftermarket has announced that its technical training program has been officially accredited as an ASE Training Provider of Continuing Automotive Service Education. The mission of ZF Aftermarket's Technical Training department is to provide in-depth ...

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Johnson County Community College Gets Record Donation To ... - KCUR

Automotive Education - November 14, 2017 - 3:59pm

KCUR

Johnson County Community College Gets Record Donation To ...
KCUR
Johnson County Community College just received the biggest financial gift in its history and plans to use the money to expand its technical education. JCCC.

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Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities - The Macomb Daily

Building Trades - November 14, 2017 - 3:54pm

The Macomb Daily

Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities
The Macomb Daily
After a generation of parents and schools telling graduating high school seniors a college education was the key to their futures, “blue-collar” jobs like manufacturing and skilled trades careers have taken a hit. In the meantime, leadership in those ...

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Blinn, TEEX introduce full slate of job training boot camps - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Electrical - November 14, 2017 - 3:53pm

Blinn, TEEX introduce full slate of job training boot camps
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Blinn College and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) are expanding their local workforce training course offerings with a full slate of boot camps designed to quickly train skilled workers for entry-level positions as carpentry ...

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Kennett Coders are excellence and tournament champions - Conway Daily Sun

Robotics - November 14, 2017 - 3:44pm

Conway Daily Sun

Kennett Coders are excellence and tournament champions
Conway Daily Sun
CONWAY — The Kennett Coders team 5106C — sophomores Chani Mores and Kate Keefe — won the Excellence Award for best all-around robot, and were Tournament Champions at the White Mountain Robotics Tournament held at Kennett High School ...

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How Women Can Help Solve The Construction Labor Shortage - Bisnow

Building Trades - November 14, 2017 - 2:24pm

Bisnow

How Women Can Help Solve The Construction Labor Shortage
Bisnow
The meeting produced Massachusetts Girls in Trades, a group intent on helping female students in middle and high school, as well as recent graduates, discover and start careers in high-skill, high-paying construction work in a region with a building boom.

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Dem candidates announce endorsements - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Building Trades - November 14, 2017 - 1:22pm

Dem candidates announce endorsements
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
“Chris is really focused on the imbalance in our education funding and I think that's critically important. When parents send their kids to school, they have a lot of expectations. Of course, they want their kids to learn, they want their ... “The ...

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ZF Aftermarket Training Program Receives ASE Accreditation - Ratchet+Wrench (press release) (blog)

Automotive Education - November 14, 2017 - 1:05pm

ZF Aftermarket Training Program Receives ASE Accreditation
Ratchet+Wrench (press release) (blog)
14, 2017—ZF Aftermarket announced its technical training program is officially accredited as an ASE Training Provider of Continuing Automotive Service Education. By receiving this accreditation, ZF has the opportunity to engage and educate more ...

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East Islip Students Build Robots For Competition - Patch.com

Robotics - November 14, 2017 - 12:57pm

Patch.com

East Islip Students Build Robots For Competition
Patch.com
From East Islip: East Islip High School students in the technology education robotics class recently used their newly designed robots in a live Swept Away game competition in the school library in front of an audience of administrators and fellow students.

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Robotics Education Market Forecast Including Growth Factors, Types And Application By Regional Geography 2017 - satPRnews (press release)

Robotics - November 14, 2017 - 12:39pm

Robotics Education Market Forecast Including Growth Factors, Types And Application By Regional Geography 2017
satPRnews (press release)
The Global and Chinese Robotics Education market report provide emerging opportunities in the Robotics Education markets and the future impact of major drivers and challenges and, support decision makers in making cost-effective business decisions.

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Minden High School adds equipment worth 100K to metal and automotive, wood shops - Kearney Hub

Industrial Education - November 14, 2017 - 12:34pm

Kearney Hub

Minden High School adds equipment worth 100K to metal and automotive, wood shops
Kearney Hub
A few students each year will choose to continue their education after high school in the industrial technology field, Chramosta said. Sophomore Will Werner, 15, is one student who developed a passion for the subject in his industrial technology classes.

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