Industrial Education

Letters: Readers discuss civic responsibility, duck boat regulation and Kobach's media attacks - Kansas City Star

August 6, 2018 - 9:41pm

Kansas City Star

Letters: Readers discuss civic responsibility, duck boat regulation and Kobach's media attacks
Kansas City Star
This could have been predicted in the 1970s when Missouri started eliminating the industrial-technology programs in the state colleges. The programs provided schools with qualified industrial-education educators. Since then, school systems around the ...

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Construction kicks off for high school district's $19.9M ag farm, career-technical complex - Santa Maria Times

August 6, 2018 - 9:26pm

Santa Maria Times

Construction kicks off for high school district's $19.9M ag farm, career-technical complex
Santa Maria Times
More than a dozen FFA members joined Santa Maria Joint Union High School District administrators and industry professionals Monday to break ground on a 25-acre lot that will be transformed into a state-of-the-art hub for the district's agricultural and ...

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Macquarie Telecom to expand government-certified cloud - Computerworld Australia

August 6, 2018 - 9:10pm

Computerworld Australia

Macquarie Telecom to expand government-certified cloud
Computerworld Australia
“The investment will leverage not only the physical investment already on the site, but Macquarie's 18-year track record of data centre experience, industry-leading customer service, carrier neutrality and commercial flexibility,” Macquarie Telecom ...

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Te Aroha principal: Education in New Zealand at crisis point - Waikato Times

August 6, 2018 - 6:56pm

Waikato Times

Te Aroha principal: Education in New Zealand at crisis point
Waikato Times
Parents and communities where schools are at the heart of molding the young minds of future members of society were also backing the industrial action. Byers, an experienced Te Aroha school leader, hoped the industrial action would prompt changes, to ...

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Taking the technical path for a great career - WJBF-TV

August 6, 2018 - 6:09pm

WJBF-TV

Taking the technical path for a great career
WJBF-TV
We have an area of what we call Industrial Technology, or rather we would say, Industrial Education, that focus on advanced manufacturing, but also the nuclear field. With the Savannah River Site, and we've got Plant Vogel, and we have the VC Summer Site.

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Testing at charter school show lower levels of toxins - Education Week

August 6, 2018 - 4:49pm

Testing at charter school show lower levels of toxins
Education Week
Agency spokesman Joe Ferson says they have been working with the school to mitigate the issue since tests in June indicated elevated levels of TCE. The source is suspected to be a nearby industrial site. Ferson says additional testing has been scheduled.

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Henry County utility earns water industry honors - MDJOnline.com

August 6, 2018 - 4:21pm

Henry County utility earns water industry honors
MDJOnline.com
Criteria included operation, maintenance, design, construction, management, planning, education, training or certification of collection systems and service to GAWP and Georgia AWWA. Carnell has also acted as a judge in the authority's annual model ...

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TPS celebrates new academy at Toledo Express - Toledo Blade

August 6, 2018 - 2:07pm

Toledo Blade

TPS celebrates new academy at Toledo Express
Toledo Blade
“These programs will have three to four associate degrees built into them,” TPS Superintendent Romules Durant said. “At TPS we are moving toward workforce education meaning we are aligning industry with the walls of our education system.” The academy ...

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Is there a Business Opportunity in Happiness? - Entrepreneur

August 6, 2018 - 1:40pm

Entrepreneur

Is there a Business Opportunity in Happiness?
Entrepreneur
During the industrial revolution, GDP defined economic development. All education systems and models that developed during that period focused on creating factory workers. Later on, the idea of development shifted to the micro level – concentrating on ...

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Governor's Address: Two Big Events for One Important Topic - amppob.com

August 6, 2018 - 11:59am

amppob.com

Governor's Address: Two Big Events for One Important Topic
amppob.com
On Wednesday, I was in Springdale to announce that the state is allocating one million dollars over two years to the Northwest Technical Institute, a two-year technical school in Springdale. The money is to cover one-third of the cost for Northwest ...

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Testing at charter school show lower levels of toxins - CT Post

August 6, 2018 - 10:55am

Testing at charter school show lower levels of toxins
CT Post
Agency spokesman Joe Ferson says they have been working with the school to mitigate the issue since tests in June indicated elevated levels of TCE. The source is suspected to be a nearby industrial site. Ferson says additional testing has been scheduled.

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75% firms expect increase of high-skilled roles in coming years - FE News

August 6, 2018 - 10:54am

FE News

75% firms expect increase of high-skilled roles in coming years
FE News
The report, 'Solving future skills challenges' highlights the need for continual skill upgrading, lifelong learning and study of higher education qualifications at all levels. The onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – automation, robotics ...
3/4 firms expect increase of high-skilled roles in coming yearsCBI (press release) (blog)

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SAI Global's Risk and Learning Business Announces Customer Advisory Board - Markets Insider

August 6, 2018 - 9:18am

SAI Global's Risk and Learning Business Announces Customer Advisory Board
Markets Insider
The installation of a Customer Advisory Board follows SAI Global's longstanding practice of becoming a seamless extension of their customers' risk management teams and fully represents the breadth of clients and industries served by SAI Global.

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Traders Secrets on: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., (NYSE: HST), TAL Education Group, (NYSE: TAL) - Global Export Lines (press release)

August 6, 2018 - 9:13am

Traders Secrets on: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., (NYSE: HST), TAL Education Group, (NYSE: TAL)
Global Export Lines (press release)
On The Other side TAL Education Group a USA based Company, belongs to Services sector and Rental & Leasing Services industry. TAL Education Group, (NYSE: TAL) exhibits a change of -1.61% during the last trading, with the company's shares hitting the ...

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West Michigan industries can't find skilled workers, economist says - MLive.com

August 6, 2018 - 7:45am

MLive.com

West Michigan industries can't find skilled workers, economist says
MLive.com
"One firm has resorted to hiring untrained workers who 'seem capable of learning,''' said Long, who said another company delayed expansion due to the inability to recruit enough workers with technological skills required. "Michigan still has 80,000 ...

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Engineering students are not employable, says Dharmendra Pradhan - Times of India

August 6, 2018 - 7:01am

Times of India

Engineering students are not employable, says Dharmendra Pradhan
Times of India
Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, has said engineering students are not employable as there is a complete disconnect between the industry and education. "In India ...

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Ethiopia becoming an industrial powerhouse and future 'Wakanda' - Asia Times

August 6, 2018 - 4:06am

Asia Times

Ethiopia becoming an industrial powerhouse and future 'Wakanda'
Asia Times
By combining state-led investment in good infrastructure and industrial zones with policies that were friendly to investors, Ethiopia began to emerge from the shadows of war and famine into a period of rapid economic growth. Since then the nation's ...

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'Five years ago there was nothing': inside Duqm, the city rising from the sand - The Guardian

August 6, 2018 - 2:00am

The Guardian

'Five years ago there was nothing': inside Duqm, the city rising from the sand
The Guardian
“Several dozen new cities are being constructed in the Middle East, mainly to transition away from the petroleum industry to a variety of other industries, including tourism, manufacturing, education and hi-tech,” says Dr Sarah Moser, a McGill ...

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UK economy 'could benefit from more going to university' - The Guardian

August 6, 2018 - 1:00am

The Guardian

UK economy 'could benefit from more going to university'
The Guardian
The government must view education as an integral part of its industrial strategy.” The report's findings included: • In 2016, 440,000 new professional jobs were created, but there were only 316,690 UK-domiciled first-degree graduates to fill them ...

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Learn and earn: Local industries get down to business with Aiken Works - Aiken Standard

August 5, 2018 - 9:05pm

Aiken Standard

Learn and earn: Local industries get down to business with Aiken Works
Aiken Standard
"Our driving force with Aiken Works is to connect Aiken County students to paid learning opportunities throughout Aiken County that also meet the needs of local businesses,” Aiken Works Coordinator LaFayette Stewart said. “We are helping students ...

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