Industrial Education

Higher Education Notebook - Winston-Salem Journal

May 14, 2017 - 12:21am

Higher Education Notebook
Winston-Salem Journal
According to the proposal, the improvements will create a new quiet space for students while honoring the university's unique history. The gazebo will also help to protect the bell, which dates back to when WSSU was Slater Industrial and State Normal ...

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Eugene Hickok: Public education's failures are everyone's fault - Richmond.com

May 13, 2017 - 9:56pm

Richmond.com

Eugene Hickok: Public education's failures are everyone's fault
Richmond.com
We still have a system of public education that operates with an agricultural calendar and an industrial model, yet we live in a digital age. It doesn't make sense and it isn't getting the job done. Richmond has more than its share of challenges ...

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Jim McKee: Union College industries from ironing boards to granola - Lincoln Journal Star

May 13, 2017 - 12:05pm

Lincoln Journal Star

Jim McKee: Union College industries from ironing boards to granola
Lincoln Journal Star
Industrial education per se was established on campus in 1897, initially offering farming, fruit cultivation, beekeeping, baking, broom-making, blacksmithing and tailoring. Within a decade courses were expanded to include drafting and electrical ...

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Hancock College students to compete in SkillsUSA National Championships - Santa Maria Times (subscription)

May 12, 2017 - 10:34pm

Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Hancock College students to compete in SkillsUSA National Championships
Santa Maria Times (subscription)
SkillsUSA, a national organization for students studying industrial, technical, health and trade occupations, holds competitions annually to encourage students to strive for excellence as well as recognize them for their career and technical education ...

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Retaining Light Industrial Workers: It's Not Just About the Money - IndustryWeek

May 12, 2017 - 3:07pm

IndustryWeek

Retaining Light Industrial Workers: It's Not Just About the Money
IndustryWeek
Retaining talented light industrial workers during a labor shortage can be challenging. Even when a company offers its best possible hourly wage, a neighboring facility is often paying more. A strong retention program can make the difference between ...

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Takeaways from the World Economic Forum on ASEAN - Devex

May 12, 2017 - 12:45pm

Devex

Takeaways from the World Economic Forum on ASEAN
Devex
Singapore is ranked ninth out of 187 countries for education, Myanmar is ranked 150th. In a region with vast wealth, development and educational disparities, many at WEF ASEAN are asking what impact the Fourth Industrial Revolution of rapid digital and ...

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Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P On Track for Weekly Losses - Schaeffers Research (blog)

May 12, 2017 - 12:02pm

Schaeffers Research (blog)

Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P On Track for Weekly Losses
Schaeffers Research (blog)
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is sticking to its narrow trading range today, though all of the action has occurred to the downside. Retail stocks have remained in the spotlight, after the latest round of earnings and April retail sales data ...

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RSU 56 board proposes more budget cuts - Lewiston Sun Journal

May 12, 2017 - 5:14am

RSU 56 board proposes more budget cuts
Lewiston Sun Journal
She read over a dozen of them that questioned cutting music and industrial arts programs. Many of them expressed concern about the possibility of losing alternative education teacher Rachel Buck and Dirigo Elementary School music teacher Tony Orlando.

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UW Board of Trustees approves several academic reductions - KGWN

May 11, 2017 - 11:04pm

KGWN

UW Board of Trustees approves several academic reductions
KGWN
LARAMIE, Wy.(KGWN)- In an effort to reduce administrative costs, the University of Wyoming plans to consolidate several academic departments in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. The plans developed by the colleges were ...
Trustees Approve Elimination Of UW Staff And DegreesWyoming Public Media

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Trustees Approve Elimination Of UW Staff And Degrees - Wyoming Public Media

May 11, 2017 - 9:00pm

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Trustees Approve Elimination Of UW Staff And Degrees
Wyoming Public Media
Undergraduate degrees in Russian and Industrial Technical Education will be eliminated, while Art Education and Modern Language Education will be put on hold for a year. Masters degrees in French, German, and Neuroscience will also be eliminated.
37 employees, 5 programs get axed at University of WyomingColumbus Ledger-Enquirer

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2 PCCUA students first to receive industrial safety certification - Helena Daily World

May 11, 2017 - 4:32pm

Helena Daily World

2 PCCUA students first to receive industrial safety certification
Helena Daily World
Shaw says the certification is through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), which provides assessments and craft training. The required assessments evaluate the competence level of experienced workers by documenting ...

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UW Moves to Consolidate Departments, Eliminate Low-Enrollment Programs - University of Wyoming News

May 11, 2017 - 3:46pm

UW Moves to Consolidate Departments, Eliminate Low-Enrollment Programs
University of Wyoming News
In an effort to reduce administrative costs and achieve other efficiencies, the University of Wyoming plans to consolidate several academic departments in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. The plans developed by the ...

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Industry Consultations on Revitalising Defence Industrial Ecosystem Through Strategic Partnerships - India Education Diary

May 11, 2017 - 1:48pm

India Education Diary

Industry Consultations on Revitalising Defence Industrial Ecosystem Through Strategic Partnerships
India Education Diary
The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley chairing an interactive meeting on strategic partnerships with the industry representatives, in New Delhi on May 11, 2017. The Defence Secretary, Shri G. Mohan Kumar is ...

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Industry Consultations on Revitalising Defence Industrial Ecosystem Through Strategic Partnerships - India Education Diary

May 11, 2017 - 1:48pm

India Education Diary

Industry Consultations on Revitalising Defence Industrial Ecosystem Through Strategic Partnerships
India Education Diary
The Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley chairing an interactive meeting on strategic partnerships with the industry representatives, in New Delhi on May 11, 2017. The Defence Secretary, Shri G. Mohan Kumar is ...

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OU professor named fellow of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology - EurekAlert (press release)

May 11, 2017 - 11:50am

EurekAlert (press release)

OU professor named fellow of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
EurekAlert (press release)
Connelly's research has emphasized the development of ethical professionals, and she played a key role in developing an ethics education program that is a national model for other universities and research institutions. "Dr. Connelly is one of our ...

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Screening of 'Most Likely to Succeed' to be held May 17 - Addison County Independent

May 11, 2017 - 10:13am

Screening of 'Most Likely to Succeed' to be held May 17
Addison County Independent
The film profiles the origins of our current educational system, developed a century ago during the rise of the industrial age. Since that time, the world economy has transformed profoundly, but the U.S. education system has not. The film focuses on ...

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