Industrial Education

Independent scrutiny 'key to success of UK industrial strategy' - Times Higher Education (THE)

December 1, 2017 - 8:48am

Times Higher Education (THE)

Independent scrutiny 'key to success of UK industrial strategy'
Times Higher Education (THE)
A new body that will scrutinise whether the UK government is delivering on the aims of its industrial strategy is one of several measures that policy experts believe could make this one different from similar initiatives introduced in the past. In the ...

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USS pensions: how to fix the worst offer I've seen from an employer ... - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

December 1, 2017 - 8:48am

Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

USS pensions: how to fix the worst offer I've seen from an employer ...
Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
I have been involved in some tough negotiations over the years in higher education, including two extended periods of national industrial action in 2004 and 2006. So when I say that the proposal currently on the table from Universities UK to reform the ...

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The Future of Education Summit focuses on policy and investment - Brand South Africa (press release) (blog)

December 1, 2017 - 7:15am

The Future of Education Summit focuses on policy and investment
Brand South Africa (press release) (blog)
Discussions at The Future of Education Summit included a focus on higher education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It was the third iteration of the annual gathering. future of education summit david makhura Gauteng Premier David Makhura is one ...

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HTLS 2017: Mukesh Ambani to look at agriculture, education, healthcare after Reliance Jio success - Hindustan Times

December 1, 2017 - 6:15am

Hindustan Times

HTLS 2017: Mukesh Ambani to look at agriculture, education, healthcare after Reliance Jio success
Hindustan Times
His blueprint for the next industrial revolution involves use of digital infrastructure and technology in the farm sector to bring about a green revolution by rejuvenating soil and improving efficiency in supply chains. In education sector, mobile and ...
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WA Education cuts spark anger as department moves to slash 188 'backroom' jobs - ABC Online

December 1, 2017 - 5:14am

ABC Online

WA Education cuts spark anger as department moves to slash 188 'backroom' jobs
ABC Online
The WA Education Department has confirmed it is abolishing almost 200 positions from its central and regional offices by the start of term one next year, with a further 170 staff to be offered voluntary redundancies. The positions will come entirely ...

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The Daily Standard - The Daily Standard

December 1, 2017 - 4:08am

The Daily Standard

The Daily Standard
The Daily Standard
MARIA STEIN - Plans for the proposed new Marion Local Schools facility, featuring three gymnasiums, an auditorium and an industrial/ag education suite, were revealed during a community meeting on Wednesday night. Superintendent Mike Pohlman said school ...

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Northern Ireland political turmoil: Industrial action not behind school's early closure, says union - Belfast Telegraph

December 1, 2017 - 3:12am

Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland political turmoil: Industrial action not behind school's early closure, says union
Belfast Telegraph
Principal Matthew Munro blamed "the ongoing budgetary pressures and associated action short of strike action that constrain all Northern Ireland schools to a greater or lesser degree". But in a statement issued yesterday, Mark Langhammer, director of ...

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