Industrial Education

SNAs vote for industrial action - School Days

October 14, 2017 - 12:43pm

School Days

SNAs vote for industrial action
School Days
IMPACT's 8,000 special needs assistants (SNAs) members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over recurring delays, by the Department of Education and Skills, to publish SNA allocations before the end of the academic year.
Special needs assistants ballot for industrial action - The Irish TimesIrish Times
SNAs vote in favour of industrial action - RTERTE.ie

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Wisconsin lawmakers to consider whether state is open for industrial hemp business - Wisconsin Gazette

October 14, 2017 - 12:03pm

Wisconsin Gazette

Wisconsin lawmakers to consider whether state is open for industrial hemp business
Wisconsin Gazette
7, 2014, contained a so-called “Hemp Amendment,” which allows states to work with higher-education research institutions to create programs for the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp. With the amendment, the federal government created ...

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Take a look at careers in energy - Lansing State Journal

October 14, 2017 - 9:04am

Lansing State Journal

Take a look at careers in energy
Lansing State Journal
Career opportunities in the energy industry are plentiful, thanks in part to technology forging the way to make clean energy and more sophisticated infrastructure. The industry includes electricity, solar power, wind power, thermal energy, geothermal ...

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Special Needs Assistants vote in favour of industrial action - RTE.ie

October 14, 2017 - 8:01am

RTE.ie

Special Needs Assistants vote in favour of industrial action
RTE.ie
Special Needs Assistants have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over the delayed publication of SNA allocations for the 2018 school year. The delay in their publication means SNAs do not know if they have a job to return to next ...

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A Grand Launch of 2017 Canton Tower Science & Technology Conference - Markets Insider

October 14, 2017 - 1:16am

A Grand Launch of 2017 Canton Tower Science & Technology Conference
Markets Insider
Five parallel forums were held in the afternoon of Oct. 12th, including Internet + Intelligent Medical Industry Forum, Analysis Forum of Innovative Education Trend, Special Forum for Imagination Creating Good Products and AI + Industrial Design ...

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This year's FAFSA Day set for Oct. 28 at RCC - Asheboro Courier Tribune

October 14, 2017 - 1:15am

This year's FAFSA Day set for Oct. 28 at RCC
Asheboro Courier Tribune
RCC's event will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 28 in rooms 106 and 108 of the Continuing Education and Industrial Center, 413 Industrial Park Ave., Asheboro. The event is free and students should register for FAFSA Day by calling the College Foundation ...

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The New Education: A Call for Higher Education to Reinvent Itself - Duke Today

October 13, 2017 - 3:37pm

Duke Today

The New Education: A Call for Higher Education to Reinvent Itself
Duke Today
The last time the U.S. went through an economic revolution, shifting from an agricultural to industrial economy in the mid 19th century, higher education adapted by creating the modern research university. Now new technologies are driving a similarly ...

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RasGas educational initiative a huge success - Gulf Times

October 13, 2017 - 2:14pm

Gulf Times

RasGas educational initiative a huge success
Gulf Times
Students worked in teams to undertake research projects based on helium's scientific and industrial uses, providing insight into Qatar's natural resources and the significance of sustainable practices. In support, RasGas engineers delivered a helium ...

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On this day in Alabama history: Alabama Girls' Industrial School opened - Alabama NewsCenter

October 13, 2017 - 1:10pm

Alabama NewsCenter

On this day in Alabama history: Alabama Girls' Industrial School opened
Alabama NewsCenter
She worked to open doors to university education for women, and her efforts resulted in major changes to the Alabama prison sytem, including separate facilities for men and women. Tutwiler was president of Alabama Normal College, which eventually ...

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Google pledges $1 billion to non-profits in education, professional training - Toronto Star

October 13, 2017 - 1:04pm

Toronto Star

Google pledges $1 billion to non-profits in education, professional training
Toronto Star
SAN FRANCISCO — Google unveiled an initiative on Thursday to help train Americans for jobs in technology and committed to donating $1 billion (U.S.) during the next five years to non-profits in education and professional training. The new program ...
Google to give $1 billion to nonprofits and help Americans get jobs in the new economyUSA TODAY

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Technical education gets boost as 60 colleges put up - Daily Nation

October 13, 2017 - 12:48pm

Daily Nation

Technical education gets boost as 60 colleges put up
Daily Nation
Vocational Training Principal Secretary Dinah Mwinzi speaks during the launch of Institute of Pension Management at Nairobi Safari Club on July 6, 2017. She has said the government has finished constructing 60 technical colleges. PHOTO | SALATON ...

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Pathways for Teachers Program Is Underway - The Missourian

October 13, 2017 - 12:06pm

Pathways for Teachers Program Is Underway
The Missourian
“We also learned about the various careers in the health/medical industry,” she said. “Meeting at the Mercy added to our experience. I am thankful for their hospitality and the leadership of Eric Eoloff and Dr. Chalk, in addition to their support staff ...

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Students of the Month - Iron Mountain Daily News

October 13, 2017 - 11:45am

Iron Mountain Daily News

Students of the Month
Iron Mountain Daily News
Kingsford High School Industrial Education Students of the Month for September are Zachary Wood, left, Woods 2 and Allen Linn, Mechanical Design and Detail. Zachary is the son of Ken and Brenda Wood of Kingsford.Allen is the son of John and Elizabeth ...

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Anixter University to support security industry professionals - SecurityInfoWatch

October 13, 2017 - 11:38am

SecurityInfoWatch

Anixter University to support security industry professionals
SecurityInfoWatch
Glenview, IL, -- October 13, 2017 -- Anixter is proud to provide a unique educational institution, Anixter University, to support industry professionals. The University offers an array of technical and standards-based information for contractors ...

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Local officials tour Griffin Region College and Career academy - jacksonprogress-argus

October 13, 2017 - 10:58am

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Local officials tour Griffin Region College and Career academy
jacksonprogress-argus
Members of the Butts County Board of Education and Butts County Industrial Development Authority toured the newly remodeled home of the Griffin Region College and Career Academy on Oct. 2. The charter school serves dual-enrollment high school ...

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A beacon of urban renewal: how post-industrial Dundee transformed ... - The Conversation UK

October 13, 2017 - 10:39am

The Conversation UK

A beacon of urban renewal: how post-industrial Dundee transformed ...
The Conversation UK
Many cities could learn from Dundee, which overcame industrial decline to become a UNESCO City of Design, with a shiny new cityscape to match.

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Nigeria: VCs Urge Govt to Increase Investment in Education - AllAfrica.com

October 13, 2017 - 9:31am

Nigeria: VCs Urge Govt to Increase Investment in Education
AllAfrica.com
The Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU) has urged the federal government to radically increase their investments in the country's education in order to enhance access to quality education. The association also advocated ...

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Raspberry Pi powered Pi-top hopes to revolutionize computer education - TechRadar

October 13, 2017 - 4:00am

TechRadar

Raspberry Pi powered Pi-top hopes to revolutionize computer education
TechRadar
The new, updated Pi-top is hoping to inspire students to get into computing by taking a 'learning by doing' approach. There's little doubt that we're heading towards a fourth industrial revolution with the spread of artificial intelligence into more ...

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Taiwan seeks to build soft power with retooled southbound policy - Reuters

October 13, 2017 - 3:20am

Reuters

Taiwan seeks to build soft power with retooled southbound policy
Reuters
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan is seeking to boost its regional soft power by throwing its weight behind dozens of companies investing around Asia and by promoting areas such as education and tourism as it looks to reduce its economic reliance on China.

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Taiwan seeks to build soft power with retooled southbound policy - Reuters.com

October 13, 2017 - 3:20am

Taiwan seeks to build soft power with retooled southbound policy
Reuters.com
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan is seeking to boost its regional soft power by throwing its weight behind dozens of companies investing around Asia and by promoting areas such as education and tourism as it looks to reduce its economic reliance on China. The ...

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