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Grim report for computing studies - Electronics Weekly

Electricity/Electronics - 1 hour 24 min ago

Electronics Weekly

Grim report for computing studies
Electronics Weekly
Budgetary concerns among college and sixth form providers mean the ongoing sustainability of A-level computer science remains a concern – 86.5% of providers are below the Department for Education (DfE)'s “minimum viable A level class size”.

Foxconn is coming to America — more specifically, to its new Milwaukee HQ - KXXV News Channel 25

Electricity/Electronics - June 17, 2018 - 11:58pm

KXXV News Channel 25

Foxconn is coming to America — more specifically, to its new Milwaukee HQ
KXXV News Channel 25
Recently,the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee launched a co-op program that encourages engineering students to travel to Taiwan in order to pursue further education at Chung Yuan Christian University, while working at a Foxconn facility before ...

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EDITORIAL: Career and tech center a wise investment - The Daily Progress

Technical Education - June 17, 2018 - 11:25pm

The Daily Progress

EDITORIAL: Career and tech center a wise investment
The Daily Progress
A recently released report on the state of career and technical education was harshly critical of the Valley Career and Technical Center in Fishersville, saying its facilities and equipment are run down, overcrowded and woefully out-of-date. A stigma ...

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Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens Announced By Environmental Education Center - TAPinto.net

Environmental Education Issues - June 17, 2018 - 11:14pm

TAPinto.net

Summer Camp Programs for Children and Teens Announced By Environmental Education Center
TAPinto.net
BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment.

Categories: Technology

School surprises Sanborn grad with her first set of wheels - The Union Leader

Automotive Education - June 17, 2018 - 10:21pm

School surprises Sanborn grad with her first set of wheels
The Union Leader
The cars are usually older and in need of repairs that can be done by the automotive students. It's a way for the students to learn important skills for the class while also helping out a fellow student like Bunker, who had no idea that she was ...

Categories: Vocational

Center of Business Development Technology Opens at SUSU - QS WOW News (press release)

Industrial Education - June 17, 2018 - 10:16pm

QS WOW News (press release)

Center of Business Development Technology Opens at SUSU
QS WOW News (press release)
This Center is the first specialized applied education complex in Chelyabinsk, intended for proactive training of executives and the key employees of enterprises as well as students on the basis of simulated industrial and managerial processes ...

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Primary school principals and teachers to begin meetings today on pay dispute, industrial action - Newstalk ZB

Industrial Education - June 17, 2018 - 8:45pm

Newstalk ZB

Primary school principals and teachers to begin meetings today on pay dispute, industrial action
Newstalk ZB
The country's primary school principals and teachers will begin meetings today over whether to accept a pay offer or take industrial action. Up to 2000 teachers are expected to attend the first meeting of the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) Te ...
'Patient' teachers ready to fight for better payNewshub

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E-textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger - Printed Electronics World

Electricity/Electronics - June 17, 2018 - 8:08pm

Printed Electronics World

E-textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger
Printed Electronics World
Electronic textiles could allow a person to control household appliances or computers from a distance simply by touching a wristband or other item of clothing — something that could be particularly helpful for those with limited mobility. ... Thousand ...

Weekly Book List, June 22, 2018 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Industrial Education - June 17, 2018 - 8:02pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Weekly Book List, June 22, 2018
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Examines Nazi experimentation in exhibition design, with a focus on industrial exhibitions, art exhibitions staged for factory workers, exhibitions that vilified the Jewish-Bolshevist enemy, and Leistungsschauen, or "achievement shows" that celebrated ...

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Primary school principals and teachers to begin meetings today on pay dispute, industrial action - New Zealand Herald

Industrial Education - June 17, 2018 - 7:40pm

Newshub

Primary school principals and teachers to begin meetings today on pay dispute, industrial action
New Zealand Herald
The country's primary school principals and teachers will begin meetings today over whether to accept a pay offer or take industrial action. Up to 2000 teachers are expected to attend the first meeting of the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) Te ...
'Patient' teachers ready to fight for better payNewshub

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UK Department for Education Says 'No' to Cryptocurrency Curriculum in Schools - Bitcoinist

Industrial Education - June 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

UK Department for Education Says 'No' to Cryptocurrency Curriculum in Schools
Bitcoinist
... administrative and certification systems. As blockchain and cryptocurrencies infiltrate global financial infrastructures, educational systems, and many other industrial and economic sectors, should they now be included as topics in school level ...

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Will robots take over our jobs? - The Straits Times

Robotics - June 17, 2018 - 5:16pm

The Straits Times

Will robots take over our jobs?
The Straits Times
With robots increasingly taking over jobs, including those that require technical skills, it may be the "fuzzy" or soft skills that will save your job. The best workers need not just to be highly skilled, but must also learn to work well in teams and ...

Categories: Vocational

This week in government - Herald-Mail Media

Technology Education - June 17, 2018 - 5:08pm

This week in government
Herald-Mail Media
... education software modules, absence and substitute calling system, professional learning management system, proactive recruiting, employee-evaluation management, and frontline recruiting and hiring. * Library media furniture. * Technology education ...

Categories: Technology

Waltonchain Partners with Korean Standards Association on Blockchain Education and Development Initiative - Bitcoinist

Industrial Education - June 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

Bitcoinist

Waltonchain Partners with Korean Standards Association on Blockchain Education and Development Initiative
Bitcoinist
Waltonchain and the Korean Standards Association have some ambitious goals that could bring large-scale benefits and advancements in the blockchain industry if they are successful. The top priority of the partnership is education. Lim Hyeon Cheol ...

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Lawrencetown brewery gives quiz night profits to local non-profit - The Digby Courier

Wood Working - June 17, 2018 - 3:02pm

The Digby Courier

Lawrencetown brewery gives quiz night profits to local non-profit
The Digby Courier
Carleton Road Industries operates a custom woodworking business making picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, benches, lawn swings, washer toss sets, kindling, survey stakes, and more. They also operate a property maintenance service that provides lawn ...

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Lawrencetown brewery gives quiz night profits to local non-profit - The Digby Courier

Wood Working - June 17, 2018 - 2:30pm

The Digby Courier

Lawrencetown brewery gives quiz night profits to local non-profit
The Digby Courier
Carleton Road Industries operates a custom woodworking business making picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, benches, lawn swings, washer toss sets, kindling, survey stakes, and more. They also operate a property maintenance service that provides lawn ...

Categories: Vocational

Deadly poison hemlock 'spreading rampantly' in central Pa. - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Environmental Education Issues - June 17, 2018 - 1:06pm

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Deadly poison hemlock 'spreading rampantly' in central Pa.
York Daily Record/Sunday News
DCNR Bureau of Forestry Environmental Education Specialist Ryan Reed said poison hemlock is a growing problem throughout the state. He started noticing it along highways in 2010. Since then, he's watched it spread westward into all the "major arteries" ...

Categories: Technology

Montverde Academy alum earns high honors from Princeton - Daily Commercial

Electrical - June 17, 2018 - 12:29pm

Daily Commercial

Montverde Academy alum earns high honors from Princeton
Daily Commercial
MONTVERDE — Former Montverde Academy student Hans Hanley recently graduated from Princeton as a high honor Summa Cum Laude and with his degree in electrical engineering, among various other awards. At Princeton's Engineering ... Alison Hanley, Hans ...

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