Industrial Education

Bold steps must be taken to meet educational challenges: Idris Jusoh - The Sun Daily

November 23, 2017 - 2:43am

The Sun Daily

Bold steps must be taken to meet educational challenges: Idris Jusoh
The Sun Daily
KUALA LUMPUR: Bold and innovative steps must be taken to meet the educational challenges of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, says Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh. He said there is a need to reinvent higher education and this can be done ...

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Germany's vocational schemes engage in battle to adapt - Financial Times

November 23, 2017 - 12:01am

Financial Times

Germany's vocational schemes engage in battle to adapt
Financial Times
With the shift to software and robotics, or Industry 4.0 as it is known, many see Germany's education programme becoming even more important. “Automation and robots will primarily replace simple tasks,” says Hermann Simon, founder of consultancy ...

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The most innovative ministry in M'sia? - The Star Online

November 22, 2017 - 8:11pm

The most innovative ministry in M'sia?
The Star Online
To tackle the challenges faced by students, industry and academics, many innovative ideas are being introduced to improve the tertiary education ecosystem. IS it a bird? Is it a plane? Well, kind of. It's an AirAsia-Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) plane!

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The out-of-school children challenge - Daily Times

November 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Daily Times

The out-of-school children challenge
Daily Times
So we have not only been unable to provide an alternative route to education and training to those who can't afford to opt for a more formal schooling and education, but are also failing our industrial demand for trained workmen. With the arrival of ...

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GroundUp: Michael Komape case – Education department had funds to fix toilet - Daily Maverick

November 22, 2017 - 4:51pm

Daily Maverick

GroundUp: Michael Komape case – Education department had funds to fix toilet
Daily Maverick
Referencing a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) report, McLaren explained that there were roughly 48,000 toilets requiring building or refurbishment in Limpopo. The CSIR estimated this would cost R50,000 per seat, or a total of ...

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SSCC receives Industrial Technology Program grant - Sand Mountain Reporter

November 22, 2017 - 4:47pm

SSCC receives Industrial Technology Program grant
Sand Mountain Reporter
... demand for industrial maintenance skilled workers. According to Alabama's Hot Jobs Demand listing, North Alabama shows a need for workers in the field of industrial technology. Careers in this field are high paying, averaging close to $45,000 annually.

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New UK budget to give more investment to education in computer sciences - Develop

November 22, 2017 - 1:51pm

Develop

New UK budget to give more investment to education in computer sciences
Develop
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond MP, announced a new budget for 2017 and beyond earlier today in the House of Commons. While it may not be exactly what many in the games industry would have hoped for, there were certainly positives ...
The Budget: Maths, Computer Science and the UK Games FundGamasutra

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Mixed reactions from industry leaders to the Autumn Budget - Eureka

November 22, 2017 - 11:36am

Eureka

Mixed reactions from industry leaders to the Autumn Budget
Eureka
However, this is still below that of our major competitors, such as Germany and USA. “To ensure the UK's manufacturing sector does not suffer any economic shock following the decision to withdraw from the EU, we need to increase both R&D investment and ...

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Elliott Management Sells Alcoa, Exits LogMeIn, Nord Anglia Education - Nasdaq

November 22, 2017 - 9:58am

Elliott Management Sells Alcoa, Exits LogMeIn, Nord Anglia Education
Nasdaq
While the return on equity (ROE) of 19.55% is outperforming the sector, return on assets (ROA) of 2.63% is underperforming 55% of the companies in the Global Education and Training Services industry. Financial strength has a rating of 4 out of 10.

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The Future of the Rust Belt Depends on Its Youth - CityLab

November 22, 2017 - 9:53am

The Future of the Rust Belt Depends on Its Youth
CityLab
Earlier this year, Urban Institute researcher Rolf Pendall and several co-authors issued a report on industry and labor for the states that surround the Great Lakes—Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Their conclusion: Though ...

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Comfort Systems USA (FIX) and Newport Corp (NEWP) Head-To-Head Survey - The Ledger Gazette

November 22, 2017 - 7:34am

Comfort Systems USA (FIX) and Newport Corp (NEWP) Head-To-Head Survey
The Ledger Gazette
The Company operates primarily in the commercial, industrial and institutional HVAC markets and offers services in the industrial, healthcare, education, office, technology, retail and government facilities. The Company provides a range of construction ...

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Zambia's plans for a Nuclear Education Centre - Lusaka Times

November 22, 2017 - 7:14am

Lusaka Times

Zambia's plans for a Nuclear Education Centre
Lusaka Times
According to the Decision of Government of Zambia, the location of the Centre will be within the premises of the National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research. The Government of Zambia is a fully responsible for the selection of the Centre ...

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How To Recover Our Respect For The Finance Industry - The Federalist

November 22, 2017 - 7:12am

The Federalist

How To Recover Our Respect For The Finance Industry
The Federalist
And, to be sure, we have seen real problems concentrated in the financial industry, whether it be massive crises like the Great Depression, the Savings and Loan debacle, and the Great Recession, or scandals like Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, the outcry ...

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Tanzania: Govt Sets Aside Sh600bn for Tertiary Education - AllAfrica.com

November 22, 2017 - 6:45am

Newstime Africa

Tanzania: Govt Sets Aside Sh600bn for Tertiary Education
AllAfrica.com
He said the government would work on the recommendations that would be highlighted at the symposium, noting that education and industrialisation were inseparable. "There is a close relationship between quality education and industrial development.
Education sector needs changeDaily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

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Shared identity: universities and their towns are mutually reliant - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

November 22, 2017 - 6:42am

Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

Shared identity: universities and their towns are mutually reliant
Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
Shifting opinion, across the UK and further afield, has seen Hull transform from a once colourless victim of industrial decline to a thriving cultural centre and a destination for people to visit, live, work and, crucially, study. The benefit to the ...

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Students find industrial tech programs beneficial - Odessa American

November 22, 2017 - 6:33am

Students find industrial tech programs beneficial
Odessa American
Robert Morrison, information systems assistant professor of business and technology and coordinator of Industrial and Petroleum Technology, said the Bachelor of Science in industrial technology and Bachelor of Arts and Science industrial technology ...

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With help from the industrial stategy, universities can make our regions grow - The Guardian

November 22, 2017 - 3:32am

The Guardian

With help from the industrial stategy, universities can make our regions grow
The Guardian
To provide it, the government is launching its industrial strategy white paper, which will be published next Monday and heavily trailed during this week's budget. In a welcome move, Theresa May has already outlined how the government plans to increase ...

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Excellence award for Taree teacher Ronald Craig - Manning River Times

November 21, 2017 - 10:04pm

Manning River Times

Excellence award for Taree teacher Ronald Craig
Manning River Times
Presented at the Industrial Arts Technology Education Conference, the award is one of the highest honours given to technology and engineering education classroom teachers and recognises outstanding contributions to the profession and to their students.

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Significance of computer education highlighted - The Nation

November 21, 2017 - 9:28pm

Significance of computer education highlighted
The Nation
The government should arrange provision of free gainful and standard computer education to each child so that the needs of industrial revolution could be achieved. These views were expressed by All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA ...

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Industrial tech class boosts students skills - Free Press Newspapers

November 21, 2017 - 7:54pm

Free Press Newspapers

Industrial tech class boosts students skills
Free Press Newspapers
Students in the Reed-Custer High School Industrial Technology program continue to boost their skills and learn real world applications as part of their day-to-day education in one of the district's fastest growing course offerings. On Nov. 15, RCHS ...

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