Industrial Education

Schools across the US exposed to air pollution: 'children are facing risks' - The Guardian

February 1, 2018 - 4:02am

The Guardian

Schools across the US exposed to air pollution: 'children are facing risks'
The Guardian
School children across the US are plagued by air pollution that's linked to multiple brain-related problems, with black, Hispanic and low-income students most likely to be exposed to a fug of harmful toxins at school, scientists and educators have ...

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Letters - NWAOnline

February 1, 2018 - 3:49am

Letters
NWAOnline
If we have an extra $25 million lying around, why not bring back free industrial education to the high schools and junior colleges, help the labor unions invigorate their apprentice programs to teach people how to work, and give tax incentives to ...

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Hearts on the line in WA education strike - SBS

February 1, 2018 - 3:37am

Hearts on the line in WA education strike
SBS
The list of roles to be axed include project officers, administration assistants, managers, support officers, health and safety specialists, Aboriginal education co-ordinators and regulatory officers. Ms Walkington said specialist roles such as ...

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City of Bayswater to consider changes to land use to improve industrial areas - Community Newspaper Group

February 1, 2018 - 12:54am

City of Bayswater to consider changes to land use to improve industrial areas
Community Newspaper Group
... hospitality and education organisations into vacant spaces. Councillor Giorgia Johnson's amendment for the City to consider permitting a wider range of appropriate land uses as part of the preparation of the local planning strategy and the new town ...

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Beloved mascot of Sammamish school to live on in bronze statue after retirement - Issaquah Reporter

January 31, 2018 - 5:57pm

Issaquah Reporter

Beloved mascot of Sammamish school to live on in bronze statue after retirement
Issaquah Reporter
This June, however, Buddy and her owner Patrick Ford, who teache P.E. and industrial education, will both retire from their duties. Over two dozen years ago, Beaver Lake students voted to name the Bulldogs as the school's mascot (other options included ...

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Beloved mascot of Sammamish school to live on in bronze statue after retirement - Issaquah Reporter

January 31, 2018 - 5:57pm

Issaquah Reporter

Beloved mascot of Sammamish school to live on in bronze statue after retirement
Issaquah Reporter
This June, however, Buddy and her owner Patrick Ford, who teache P.E. and industrial education, will both retire from their duties. Over two dozen years ago, Beaver Lake students voted to name the Bulldogs as the school's mascot (other options included ...

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Education Workers Take More Mental Health Days than People in Other Industries - T.H.E. Journal

January 31, 2018 - 5:37pm

T.H.E. Journal

Education Workers Take More Mental Health Days than People in Other Industries
T.H.E. Journal
Nearly 60 percent of education workers have taken a "mental health day" to deal with work-related stress. That's according to a recent survey of 1,004 office workers and business decision-makers in the United States and Canada. The survey, conducted by ...

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Education Employees Take More Mental Health Days than People in Other Industries - Campus Technology

January 31, 2018 - 5:35pm

Campus Technology

Education Employees Take More Mental Health Days than People in Other Industries
Campus Technology
Nearly 60 percent of education employees have taken a "mental health day" to deal with work-related stress. That's according to a recent survey of 1,004 office workers and business decision-makers in the United States and Canada. The survey, conducted ...

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Key Takeaways from the 2018 Global Talent Summit - Diplomatic Courier

January 31, 2018 - 1:58pm

Diplomatic Courier

Key Takeaways from the 2018 Global Talent Summit
Diplomatic Courier
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will cause upheaval in not only our economic, but even our cultural norms. It will affect how we think about privacy, our concept of ownership, how we view work, and how we build our lives. This year's Global Talent ...

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4 Trends That Will Help Executives Create A Better World - Forbes

January 31, 2018 - 1:56pm

Forbes

4 Trends That Will Help Executives Create A Better World
Forbes
In fact, “humanity's grandest challenges in education, health care, climate change, and even civil rights can all be viewed through a different lens as disruptive technologies energize creative problem-solving,” according to Deloitte's “Social impact ...

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Staffing firm On Assignment acquires government services contractor for $775 million - Los Angeles Times

January 31, 2018 - 1:00pm

Los Angeles Times

Staffing firm On Assignment acquires government services contractor for $775 million
Los Angeles Times
"On Assignment has very little exposure to the government services contractor space," said Jeffrey Silber, managing director of business and industrial services and education research at BMO Capital Markets. "I think they're diversifying into an area ...

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Local ICTC student nominated for SkillsUSA award - Tahlequah Daily Press

January 31, 2018 - 12:07pm

Tahlequah Daily Press

Local ICTC student nominated for SkillsUSA award
Tahlequah Daily Press
She was also the team captain of the regulation rifle and exhibition rifle teams for the Air Force ROTC. Watson has served as the flight commander in the Air Force ROTC. As a member of the ICTC SkillsUSA student organization, she has taken part in ...

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Cash updates Sunrise Rotarians on developments at PIE Center - Cleveland Daily Banner

January 31, 2018 - 11:12am

Cleveland Daily Banner

Cash updates Sunrise Rotarians on developments at PIE Center
Cleveland Daily Banner
Cash said the beauty of this center is that it will equip students for their future careers, while also ensuring they stay engaged in their educations through graduation day. The director added Bradley County Schools is also taking a vacant ...

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The VWR Foundation to Donate $50000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Honor of VWR Sales Team - Markets Insider

January 31, 2018 - 9:20am

Markets Insider

The VWR Foundation to Donate $50000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Honor of VWR Sales Team
Markets Insider
... improving health and well-being; and building greater awareness and improvement in science education. To find more information about the VWR Foundation, including a grant application, please visit http://www.vwrfoundation.org. About VWR. Acquired ...

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Thomas Launches Version 4.0 of Its Product Sourcing and Supplier Selection Platform at Thomasnet.com - Business Wire (press release)

January 31, 2018 - 9:17am

Thomas Launches Version 4.0 of Its Product Sourcing and Supplier Selection Platform at Thomasnet.com
Business Wire (press release)
The release of version 4.0 of the Thomas Network at Thomasnet.com contains the all new Thomas Insights section, which offers more than 300,000 articles, videos and white papers on manufacturing innovations, industry trends, new products and industry ...

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The VWR Foundation to Donate $50,000 to St. Jude Children's ... - PR Newswire (press release)

January 31, 2018 - 9:06am

PR Newswire (press release)

The VWR Foundation to Donate $50,000 to St. Jude Children's ...
PR Newswire (press release)
RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The VWR Foundation to Donate $50000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Honor of VWR Sales Team.

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Meetings With Architects, Education Expert To Address PPS Referendum, Building Plans - Town Topics

January 31, 2018 - 8:48am

Meetings With Architects, Education Expert To Address PPS Referendum, Building Plans
Town Topics
In the morning session at JWMS they will speak “on the need to redefine education in the 21st century and will share how we can prepare students for today's and tomorrow's dynamic environments,” Cochrane said. He went on to explain how Nair and Jacobs ...

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Wuhan, Swansea establish sister city relationship - Xinhua

January 31, 2018 - 7:17am

Wuhan, Swansea establish sister city relationship
Xinhua
WUHAN, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- The central China city of Wuhan and British coastal city of Swansea Wednesday signed an agreement to establish a sister city relationship between the two cities. The agreement was signed during the Wuhan/Hubei-UK Business ...

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ProBility Media Corp. Acquires North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc., Worldwide Innovators in Lifting and Load ... - Markets Insider

January 31, 2018 - 6:50am

ProBility Media Corp. Acquires North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc., Worldwide Innovators in Lifting and Load ...
Markets Insider
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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ProBility Media Corp. Acquires North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc., Worldwide Innovators in Lifting and Load ... - Nasdaq

January 31, 2018 - 6:36am

Nasdaq

ProBility Media Corp. Acquires North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc., Worldwide Innovators in Lifting and Load ...
Nasdaq
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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