Industrial Education

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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Industrial Strategy disappoints on investment in UK's human capital - CIPD (blog)

December 5, 2017 - 10:51am

Industrial Strategy disappoints on investment in UK's human capital
CIPD (blog)
The strategy describes five “foundations” of productivity: Ideas (R&D), People (essentially education and training); Infrastructure; Business Environment; and Places. The biggest areas for investment are in research and development, where the ...

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Has higher education lost the battle of public perception? - HuffPost

December 5, 2017 - 9:16am

HuffPost

Has higher education lost the battle of public perception?
HuffPost
Part of what made America's world leadership possible is that higher education provided a safety valve that prepared millions of Americans for the change from a manufacturing to a post-industrial global economy. As America evolves, there is no single ...

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GPIC hosts US teachers' delegation - Bahrain News Agency

December 5, 2017 - 7:44am

GPIC hosts US teachers' delegation
Bahrain News Agency
He said GPIC had been working with the Arab American Chamber of Commerce for seven years and contributing to the setting up of this programme, which aims to educate American teachers and employees of the Department of Education about Bahrain's culture ...

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Park life: workers struggle to make ends meet at Ethiopia's $250m industrial zone - The Guardian

December 5, 2017 - 7:21am

The Guardian

Park life: workers struggle to make ends meet at Ethiopia's $250m industrial zone
The Guardian
The main reason the government was drawn to Hawassa, a city of about 400,000 people, is evident from the eager potential recruits, like Haimanot, milling around the test centre. About 150 people a day from within a 60-mile radius of the city are tested ...

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JDP completes £6m of healthcare projects - BQ Live

December 5, 2017 - 6:27am

BQ Live

JDP completes £6m of healthcare projects
BQ Live
“At the heart of this will be the use of intuitive spaces, reflecting wider landscapes and tapping into positive experiences.” Johnson Design Partnership offers a complete project management service from feasibility work and planning to detailed design ...

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Two hundred luxury Ovation of the Seas cruise ship passengers struck down with diarrhoea and vomiting bug and ... - The Sun

December 5, 2017 - 6:22am

The Sun

Two hundred luxury Ovation of the Seas cruise ship passengers struck down with diarrhoea and vomiting bug and ...
The Sun
ALMOST 200 passengers aboard one of the world's biggest cruise liners have been struck down by diarrhoea and a vomiting bug after indulging in a buffet with unlimited booze. Industrial cleaning suits had to be donned by staff dealing with the mess left ...

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PM attends int'l exhibition on Smart Industry World 2017 - VietNamNet Bridge

December 5, 2017 - 4:50am

VietNamNet Bridge

PM attends int'l exhibition on Smart Industry World 2017
VietNamNet Bridge
In such context, the PM said the Smart Industry World 2017 is an important event for participants to share experience in applying cutting edge technologies, developing smart industry, and recognising opportunities and challenges from the fourth ...

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Government's Industrial Strategy: This all-saving battle plan is just a damp squib - shropshirestar.com

December 5, 2017 - 1:01am

shropshirestar.com

Government's Industrial Strategy: This all-saving battle plan is just a damp squib
shropshirestar.com
Responding to the dramatic falls, a Department for Education spokesperson said in October: “Our apprenticeship reforms have put control back into the hands of employers so they will gain the skilled workforce they need to compete globally. We know that ...

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Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market Outlook to 2021 - Increasing Number of Religious Tourists and Growth in the ... - Markets Insider

December 4, 2017 - 10:49pm

Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market Outlook to 2021 - Increasing Number of Religious Tourists and Growth in the ...
Markets Insider
The report titled "Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market Outlook to 2021 – Increasing Number of Religious Tourists and Growth in the Education and Healthcare Sector to Drive Future" provides a comprehensive analysis of the catering services market in ...

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Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market Outlook to 2021 - Increasing Number of Religious Tourists and Growth in the ... - PR Newswire (press release)

December 4, 2017 - 10:16pm

Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market Outlook to 2021 - Increasing Number of Religious Tourists and Growth in the ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The report titled "Saudi Arabia Catering Services Market Outlook to 2021 – Increasing Number of Religious Tourists and Growth in the Education and Healthcare Sector to Drive Future" provides a comprehensive analysis of the catering services market in ...

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Is Shenyang in China's industrial heartland the worst place in the world to start a business? - South China Morning Post

December 4, 2017 - 10:14pm

South China Morning Post

Is Shenyang in China's industrial heartland the worst place in the world to start a business?
South China Morning Post
... says a lack of clarity in policy as just one of several obstacles that can deter foreign companies from operating in Shenyang, a major industrial hub in China's northeast struggling to reverse economic stagnation and attract investment. In its ...

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A vision for Philippine industry - Inquirer.net

December 4, 2017 - 4:08pm

A vision for Philippine industry
Inquirer.net
Second, manufacturing jobs demand less education and training than those in the fast-growing formal service sector industries like business process outsourcing, finance and real estate. Thus, it offers relief for the less educated and poorer segment of ...

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Bears Ears: Inside the fight for Utah's contested national monuments - BBC News

December 4, 2017 - 12:01pm

BBC News

Bears Ears: Inside the fight for Utah's contested national monuments
BBC News
Nothing on Earth prepares you for the Valley of the Gods - it looks like another planet, an alien landscape etched in ochre. This is not Mars but Utah, the heart of the Bears Ears National Monument, a nature preserve designated just 12 months ago by ...

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Higher than global average of European companies investment into research and development - EurekAlert (press release)

December 4, 2017 - 11:34am

Higher than global average of European companies investment into research and development
EurekAlert (press release)
Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and responsible for the Joint Research Centre, added: "The Scoreboard shows that Europe is again buzzing with innovation. To maintain the edge of our industry, we must continue ...

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