Industrial Education

KNUT opposes proposed regulation, warn CS Matiang'i on new measures, curriculum - The Standard

December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

The Standard

KNUT opposes proposed regulation, warn CS Matiang'i on new measures, curriculum
The Standard
“Some of the proposals in the new curriculum, like the removal of summative exams, have been tried in the USA, Britain, Rwanda, and Uganda and have failed,” said Knut Secretary General Wilson Sossion. The nominated MP, who addressed school head ...

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Pennsylvania plans vast expansion of industrial hemp research in 2018 - PhillyVoice.com

December 6, 2017 - 3:25pm

PhillyVoice.com

Pennsylvania plans vast expansion of industrial hemp research in 2018
PhillyVoice.com
After experiencing a brief resurgence during World War II, rigid restrictions in the Controlled Substances Act brought the industry to a halt in the 1970's, turning the United States into one of the world's largest importers of hemp. Last year ...
Pa. expanding industrial hemp pilot program in 2018Central Penn Business Journal
Pennsylvania will allow 10 times as much industrial hemp next yearLancasterOnline

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Pennsylvania will allow 10 times as much industrial hemp next year - LancasterOnline

December 6, 2017 - 2:38pm

LancasterOnline

Pennsylvania will allow 10 times as much industrial hemp next year
LancasterOnline
Pennsylvania's industrial hemp program could expand tenfold in its second year, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday. This year was the first in decades that hemp could be legally grown in the state; the state offered 30 research project permits limited ...

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Fraying ties among academia, industry, and government hurt scientists and science - Science Magazine

December 6, 2017 - 2:15pm

Science Magazine

Fraying ties among academia, industry, and government hurt scientists and science
Science Magazine
But overall, graduate education—where problem solving involving nonuniversity partners is unusual—badly needs reform, Leshin continued. As we've reported in this space, some European countries have rethought the Ph.D. to provide students deep ...

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Good governance: Over 21000 teachers hold solidarity rally for Gov. Ugwuanyi - Daily Post Nigeria

December 6, 2017 - 12:53pm

Daily Post Nigeria

Good governance: Over 21000 teachers hold solidarity rally for Gov. Ugwuanyi
Daily Post Nigeria
The leader of the teachers also pointed out that in spite of the current economic situation, the governor has maintained “Sustenance of free and compulsory Education policy from Primary to JSS 3 and he has maintained industrial harmony in the Education ...

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Op-Ed: Educating for Jobs that Won't Exist - El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)

December 6, 2017 - 12:26pm

El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)

Op-Ed: Educating for Jobs that Won't Exist
El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)
Indeed, most consumer products today are created on some form of assembly line. Walk into any Subway and your sandwich is created in assembly line fashion: Start with a bun, add some meat, add some cheese, some veggies, a condiment, and voila! Your are ...

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Grafton High School receives donation for industrial education program - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

December 6, 2017 - 11:59am

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Grafton High School receives donation for industrial education program
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Thanks to a generous donation from a chapter of the international carpenters union, Grafton High School's soon-to-be expanded industrial arts facility will have new tools and equipment to use. Local carpentry unions and the North Central States ...

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Canon USA Receives Recognition in the Higher Education and Financial Services Markets with BLI PaceSetter Award ... - GuruFocus.com

December 6, 2017 - 11:33am

Canon USA Receives Recognition in the Higher Education and Financial Services Markets with BLI PaceSetter Award ...
GuruFocus.com
Canon's extensive hardware and software portfolio, coupled with its industry services and well-recognized customer support, can help financial institutions with a wide array of their business needs. "Interoperability, flexibility, and security are key ...

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Cannabis Expo expects high turnout - Log Cabin Democrat

December 6, 2017 - 11:29am

Log Cabin Democrat

Cannabis Expo expects high turnout
Log Cabin Democrat
It is our objective to provide a professional venue for cannabis businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and community partners to showcase industry products, people and innovations and to cultivate business values within the cannabis industry through ...

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Board of Technical Education digitizes certificates of Industrial ... - Times of India

December 6, 2017 - 10:40am

Board of Technical Education digitizes certificates of Industrial ...
Times of India
NEW DELHI: In an attempt at going paperless, Delhi students undergoing different trades from Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) and Institute of Technology (IoT) will receive certificates and mark sheets online from the next academic session. This ...

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The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Lester B. Johnson, Jr. - Savannah Tribune

December 6, 2017 - 9:45am

The Savannah Community Celebrates The Life of Lester B. Johnson, Jr.
Savannah Tribune
He received the Master's of Education Degree in industrial education from South Carolina State University in 1966. Dr. Johnson earned his Ph.D. in vocational education from the University of Missouri Columbia in 1973. His teaching career of 43 years ...

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Career classes gain popularity at Bozeman High - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

December 6, 2017 - 7:08am

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Career classes gain popularity at Bozeman High
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Student demand has grown 30 percent in the last three years for classes in the industrial career and technical education department, School Board trustees learned Tuesday during their annual lunch visit to the high school. Photography alone has ...

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Volunteers get a taste of teaching - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

December 6, 2017 - 6:14am

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Volunteers get a taste of teaching
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Mandeville—a member of the district's board of trustees—lived eight years on a sailboat. She's sailed from California to New Zealand, and, more locally, taught sailing over summers on Pettit Lake. She is, by any and all criteria, a sailor. Pulling a ...

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Knowledge Consumption in China: Emerging Present-Day Trend? - HuffPost

December 6, 2017 - 5:01am

HuffPost

Knowledge Consumption in China: Emerging Present-Day Trend?
HuffPost
If we think about today's world, it gets really astounding how the new history gets created just in front of our eyes and how new technology trends are in a way shaping our behavior and interaction, both with each other and the things around us. Brands ...

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Extra €80m needed as number of projected teacher retirements doubles - Irish Times

December 5, 2017 - 5:51pm

Irish Times

Extra €80m needed as number of projected teacher retirements doubles
Irish Times
In a statement, a spokeswoman for the department said there were challenges with accurately forecasting the number of retirements in the education sector, due to a range of factors including that most retirements occur at the end of August rather than ...

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Area educators see paradigm shift in makerspace education - New Haven Register

December 5, 2017 - 5:31pm

New Haven Register

Area educators see paradigm shift in makerspace education
New Haven Register
“The makerspace concept is more about creativity,” Therrien said, noting Blue-Ellis's art background. The focus of ESUMS has been described as “STEAM,” a slight modication on the established “Science Technology Engineering Mathematics” acronym to ...

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Extra €80m needed as number of teacher retirements set to double - Irish Times

December 5, 2017 - 4:29pm

Irish Times

Extra €80m needed as number of teacher retirements set to double
Irish Times
In a statement, a spokeswoman for the department said there were challenges with accurately forecasting the number of retirements in the education sector, due to a range of factors including that most retirements occur at the end of August rather than ...

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Bureau of employment holds its first meeting - The Tribune

December 5, 2017 - 3:31pm

Bureau of employment holds its first meeting
The Tribune
He asked the Technical Education Department to prepare database of the skilled youth having degrees and diplomas from the ITIs. Sharma then asked the Industry and Labour Department to tie up with the industry for their need of skilled manpower adding ...

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NAACP meets with New Mexico education department over history exam - Las Cruces Sun-News

December 5, 2017 - 12:30pm

Las Cruces Sun-News

NAACP meets with New Mexico education department over history exam
Las Cruces Sun-News
Romero, a U.S. history teacher at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School, highlighted the loss of items on the civil rights movement, Roe v. Wade and the atomic bomb attack on Japan. The test still includes Martin Luther King Jr., Russell Means and César ...

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Vietnam to develop digital economy, smart industry - Xinhua

December 5, 2017 - 11:13am

Vietnam to develop digital economy, smart industry
Xinhua
Therefore, the government will invest in modernizing the national information infrastructure system and connectivity while developing smart industry based on digital technology to create a breakthrough in quality growth and turn Vietnam into a global ...

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